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Saturday 27 August 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phoebe True-Frost . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry. Carnage, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dark Matters: Twisted But True. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation or Darkspore.
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What the sky looked like on 27 August 2011

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


Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

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A Dangerous Method

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

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Directed by: Madonna

Starring: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

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Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Starring: Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes, Renee Jewell

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Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina, Jake Andolina

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TV Series

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

Dark Matters: Twisted But True

Directed by: Wide Eyed Entertainment

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Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

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Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

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Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 2011 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phoebe True-Frost: American child of noted parents, her father is Jim True-Frost, actor from acclaimed television series, "Treme" and "The Wire" and mother is legal scholar and professor, Cora True-Frost.
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  • Dozens of dead bodies are found at the Abu Salim Hospital in Tripoli which had been abandoned by medical staff earlier in the week when it came under heavy gunfire. (NPR)
  • Hurricane Irene:
  • At least 65 million people on the East Coast of the United States will be in the direct path of Hurricane Irene over the next few days. (News Limited)
  • Hurricane Irene makes landfall in the U.S. state of North Carolina near Cape Lookout. (ABC News)
  • The Parliament of India debates the Jan Lokpal anti-corruption legislation, prompted in part by an ongoing hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare. (''Hindustan Times')

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Sport Games on 27 August 2011

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Waregem : 3 - 1
  • Genk - Mechelen : 0 - 0
  • Gent - Lierse : 1 - 0
  • Kortrijk - St Truiden : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 2011
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Wolfsburg : 3 - 0
  • Hamburg - FC Koln : 3 - 4
  • Hoffenheim - Werder Bremen : 1 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Bayern Munich : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 27 August 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 0 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Frankfurt FSV : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of 27 August 2011
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Granada - Betis : 0 - 1
  • Sp Gijon - Sociedad : 1 - 2
  • Valencia - Santander : 4 - 3
See all Football game results of 27 August 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  2. Sure Thing - Miguel
  3. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  4. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  5. Quickie - Miguel
  6. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  7. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  8. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
  9. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
  10. She Ain't You - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Amor Clandestino - Mana
  2. Taboo - Don Omar
  3. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  4. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  5. You - Romeo Santos
  6. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  7. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  8. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  9. Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
  10. Prometi - Intocable
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Walk - Foo Fighters
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. Country Song - Seether
  5. So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
  6. Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
  7. Rope - Foo Fighters
  8. Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
  9. Not Again - Staind
  10. Up All Night - Blink-182


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

Smokin' Seventeen

By: Janet Evanovich

Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum. Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds.

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After America

By: Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn's New York Times bestseller, After America, is now in paperback! Featuring a new introduction and updated throughout, After America takes on Obama's disastrous plan for our nation, and reveals

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Turn Right At Machu Picchu

By: Mark Adams

What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu.

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By: Sherrilyn Kenyon

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon comes the next thrilling installment in her blockbuster Dark-Hunter® series Harm no human… A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Centipede: Infestation

Centipede: Infestation

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Atari, SA

Aiyoku no Eustia

Aiyoku no Eustia

Platform: Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural

Publisher: Hazuki (Windows) Dramatic Create (PS Vita)



Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Chillingo


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
2 Oracle Leaders Earned More Than $77 Million Each

Mark V. Hurd, president, made $78.4 million in the company’s latest fiscal year, while Lawrence V. Ellison, chief executive, earned 77.6 million. [..]

Big Asset Sale Near at Bank of America

A consortium of sovereign wealth funds and private equity firms is in negotiations with bankers, an official briefed on the talks said. [..]

Home videos

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


Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Millennium Films

Format: DVD

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Batman: Year One

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Our Idiot Brother

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Soul Surfer

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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