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Wednesday 31 August 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Milo Bugliari . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry. Warrior, directed by Gavin O'Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand 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 Cars 2 or Pac-Man Battle Royale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 2011

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Movies

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

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States

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Moneyball

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Shame

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters

Country: United States

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo, Anthony Mackie

Country: United States

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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 31 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Milo Bugliari: American child of noted parents, his mother is actress Alyssa Milano and father is David Bugliari.
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Facts:
  • Tripoli doctor Gassem Baruni tells the Associated Press that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Hana Moammar Gadafi - thought to have been killed in 1986 US airstrikes - worked for him as a surgeon before she disappeared on August 25. (CBS News)
  • Syrian Army troops reportedly raid neighbourhoods in the town of Hama looking for anti-government activists. (''Jerusalem Post'')
  • The 68th Venice International Film Festival gets underway in Venice, Italy. (''The Guardian'')
  • ExxonMobil and OAO Rosneft reach a deal which may reach $500 billion in projects in the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Black Sea. (''New York Times'')
  • The United States Justice Department files an antitrust lawsuit to prevent ATT from taking over T-Mobile USA. (''Los Angeles Times'')

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Sport Games on 31 August 2011

Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Juve Stabia - Verona : 1 - 2
  • Torino - Cittadella : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) - Katy Perry
  2. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  3. She Will - Lil Wayne
  4. Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
  5. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  6. Lighters - Bad Meets Evil
  7. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  8. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  9. OneRepublic - Good Life
  10. Britney Spears - I Wanna Go
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  2. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  3. Sure Thing - Miguel
  4. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  5. Quickie - Miguel
  6. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  7. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
  8. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  9. Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  10. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Taboo - Don Omar
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  4. You - Romeo Santos
  5. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  6. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  7. Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  8. Amor Clandestino - Mana
  9. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  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. Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
  5. Rope - Foo Fighters
  6. Country Song - Seether
  7. Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
  8. Not Again - Staind
  9. So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
  10. Up All Night - Blink-182

Books

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

Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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Rules Of Civility

By: Amor Towles

The New York Times bestselling novel that "enchants on first reading and only improves on the second" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)This sophisticated and entertaining first novel presents the story of a young

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Now You See Her

By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

The perfect lifeA successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York--including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past.

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, Maze chase

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Adventure

Cars 2

Cars 2

Platform: Macintosh, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, iOS, Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: THQ Disney Interactive Studios Sony Computer Entertainment (PSP)

Crimson Alliance

Crimson Alliance

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

DJMax Technika 3

DJMax Technika 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Pentavision

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $93.46
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.49
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $26.27
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.9348 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5199 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8243 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.826 CNY

Home videos

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

Hereafter

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Devil's Double

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Bleeding House

Studio: Tribeca

Format: DVD

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3 Idiots

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Housemaid

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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