Monday 24 October 2011
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele.
Will, directed by Ellen Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while That Used To Be Us by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Man Up.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing CastleVille or Clan of Champions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 October 2011
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Which were the important events of 24 October 2011 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 24 October
- Kenyan-Somalian military operation:
- Kenyan and Somali forces prepare to take the Somali town of Afmadow, defended by Islamist al-Shabaab militiamen. (''Daily Nation'')
- Aftermath of the 2011 Libyan civil war:
- The corpses of 53 pro-Muammar Gaddafi fighters are found in Sirte, all having apparently been summarily executed by NTC troops. (BBC)
- The Tokyo Stock Exchange announces that it is asking for more disclosure from the embattled Japanese camera and imaging equipment manufacturer Olympus, which is facing a stock price collapse following the dismissal of its CEO, Michael Woodford. The TSE cannot at this time confirm violations of any listing requirements by Olympus. (Reuters)
- Torrential rain causes flooding in parts of the United Kingdom, with Cornwall, West Devon, Pembrokeshire and Northern Ireland most affected. (BBC)
- Julian Assange's whistleblowing website Wikileaks announces that it will suspend the publication of classified files and will instead focus on fundraising, after a ampquotfinancial blockadeampquot by numerous American companies reportedly destroys 95% of the site's revenue. ''(The Guardian)''
- The British House of Commons votes to reject a proposed referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, with 483 MPs voting against the proposal and 111 voting in favour. Among those who supported the proposal were 81 Conservative Party members, who rebelled against the anti-referendum stance of Prime Minister David Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party. (BBC)
- Ghulam Nabi Azad, India's Minister of Health and Family Welfare, reports that the country has almost entirely eradicated polio through a vaccination program which immunises over 170 million children every year. No new polio cases have been reported in India for over nine months. (BBC)
- A coronal mass ejection makes the Northern Lights visible over much of North America. (Space Weather)
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Sport Games on 24 October 2011
Division 2Football (France)
- Boulogne - Nantes : 2 - 1
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Brighton - West Ham : 0 - 1
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Gubbio - Torino : 1 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Sp Lisbon - Gil Vicente : 6 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Headlines - Drake
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
- Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Marvins Room - Drake
- Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
- Mrs. Right - Mindless Behavior Featuring Diggy
Top #10 Latin songs
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Taboo - Don Omar
- El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
- Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Tonight - Seether
- Not Again - Staind
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
- Bottoms Up - Nickelback
- Up All Night - Blink-182
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.40
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.91
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.05
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.60
- 1 CHF = 7.237 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.3521 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8765 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.674 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?