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Wednesday 26 October 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Solomon Brown . 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 The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcania: Fall of Setarrif or Cubic Ninja.
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What the sky looked like on 26 October 2011

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Ellen Perry

Starring: Damian Lewis, Bob Hoskins, Rebekah Staton, Kieran Wallbanks

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J. Edgar

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Country: United States

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Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton

Country: United States

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Day of the Falcon

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Tahar Rahim, Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong, Freida Pinto

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Tower Heist

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

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Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 2011 ?

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Solomon Brown: American child born to parents seen on a reality television show on polygamous families, Kody Brown and his fourth wife Robyn.
See other famous people born on 26 October
  • Indian superhero film ''Ra.One'', the most expensive Bollywood film to date, is released to coincide with the Hindu festival of Diwali. (BBC)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 17 people are reported dead in Syria, as fighting continues between the government and opposition groups. (CNN)
  • A bomb hidden in a fuel truck kills at least 5 people and injures 45 in Afghanistan's Parwan province. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • A coroner finds that the death of British soul singer Amy Winehouse in July was caused by alcohol poisoning. (AP via ''The Australian'')
  • The composite-bodied Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes its first commercial flight with All Nippon Airways, flying between Tokyo and Hong Kong. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 26 October 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Inter : 1 - 1
  • Cesena - Cagliari : 1 - 1
  • Chievo - Bologna : 0 - 1
  • Genoa - Roma : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 October 2011
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Getafe - Osasuna : 2 - 2
  • Levante - Sociedad : 3 - 2
  • Mallorca - Sp Gijon : 1 - 2
  • Real Madrid - Villarreal : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Gimnastic : 3 - 1
  • Elche - Cordoba : 0 - 1
  • Huesca - Barcelona B : 0 - 1
  • Las Palmas - Alcorcon : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2011
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Leeds : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 26, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  2. Headlines - Drake
  3. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  4. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  5. Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  6. Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
  7. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  8. Marvins Room - Drake
  9. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  10. Mrs. Right - Mindless Behavior Featuring Diggy
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. Taboo - Don Omar
  4. El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
  5. Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
  6. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  7. Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  8. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  9. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  10. Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Walk - Foo Fighters
  2. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  3. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  4. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  5. Tonight - Seether
  6. Not Again - Staind
  7. Paradise - Coldplay
  8. Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
  9. Bottoms Up - Nickelback
  10. Up All Night - Blink-182


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Dovekeepers

By: Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman’s bestselling, spellbinding tale of four extraordinarily bold, resourceful, and sensuous women in Masada in 70 A.D. will be a four-hour miniseries airing on CBS and produced by Roma Downey

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The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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By: Iris Johansen

BonnieIris Johansen The truth has eluded her for years…Now, is she ready to face it? The #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen has written an explosive conclusion to the trilogy that will finally lay to rest the questions ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ant Raid

Ant Raid

Platform: iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nordic Games GmbH

Battlefield Play4Free

Battlefield Play4Free

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Cubic Ninja

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU/AUS Ubisoft; JP AQ Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.47
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.20
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.39
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.12
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.2054 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3219 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8765 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.599 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Warring States

Studio: China Lion

Format: DVD

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The Killing Jar

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD

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The Client List

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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5 Days of War

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Chicken Little

Studio: Disney

Format: Blu-ray 3D

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