Sunday 28 August 2011
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ocean Maturo .
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 In The Garden Of Beasts by Erik Larson 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 CastleMiner or Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 28 August 2011
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Which were the important events of 28 August 2011 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- At least 29 people are killed in an suicide bombing in Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque including Khalid al-Fahdawi, a member of the Council of Representatives of Iraq. (AP via Google News)
- The Notting Hill Carnival, the world's second largest street festival, gets underway peacefully in London with a heavy police presence due to recent riots. (''The Guardian'')
- The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards conclude in Los Angeles with Katy Perry winning Video of the Year for Firework. (''Entertainment Weekly'')
- Hurricane Irene:
- A confirmed tornado in Delaware destroys a home and damages others. (ABC News)
- At least five people died in Maryland as a result of Hurricane Irene. (''International Business Times'')
- The storm reaches New York City with 370,000 people having been evacuated from low lying areas. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- The state of Vermont is badly affected by the storm with the towns of Wilmington, Brattleboro and Dover all badly flooded and at least one death. (CNN)
- Typhoon Nanmadol kills eight people in the Philippines and is headed for Taiwan. (Taiwan News)
- Five people are killed and at least 27 injured when a tram derails in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. (BBC)
- The Government of the United Kingdom pledges to raise the issue of the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher, allegedly by a Libyan official outside the embassy in London in 1984, with the new government in Tripoli. (Press Association via Google)
- Indian social activist Anna Hazare breaks a hunger strike after Parliament passes strong anti-corruption laws. (''Times of India'')
- Tony Tan Keng Yam becomes the President-elect of Singapore after winning the presidential election. (Press Trust of India via ''Hindustan Times'')
- Nepal elects Baburam Bhattarai as its new Prime Minister. (CNN)
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Sport Games on 28 August 2011
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
- Germinal - Standard : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Mainz : 1 - 1
- Schalke 04 - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Braunschweig - St Pauli : 1 - 0
- Ein Frankfurt - Paderborn : 0 - 0
- Munich 1860 - Union Berlin : 3 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Vallecano : 1 - 1
- Ath Madrid - Osasuna : 0 - 0
- Getafe - Levante : 1 - 1
- Mallorca - Espanol : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
- Sure Thing - Miguel
- Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
- How To Love - Lil Wayne
- Quickie - Miguel
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
- Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
- Amor Clandestino - Mana
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- You - Romeo Santos
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Prometi - Intocable
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Country Song - Seether
- So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
- Not Again - Staind
- Up All Night - Blink-182
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, said that the world’s leading economies were in a “dangerous new phase” and called on governments to do more. [..]
The pill, Eliquis, exceeded expectations as a better therapy for millions of people with atrial fibrillation, according to final results of a worldwide study released Sunday. [..]
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?