Wednesday July 31, 2013
US date format: 7/31/2013, UK date format: 31/7/2013
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke.
Kick-Ass 2, directed by Jeff Wadlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013
while Fantasy Life by Matthew Berry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching About Time.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bridge or The Last of Us.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 31, 2013?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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- At least ten people die as a result of a heatwave in the Shanghai which has recorded its highest temperatures on record, surpassing 40 °C (104 °F). (AFP via France 24)
- Forty people are missing and presumed drowned after a bus plunges into a canal near Sirhind-Fategarh, Punjab, India. (The Hindu Times)
- At least seven people have been killed and another 40 hospitalised from drinking illegal alcohol in the Cuban capital Havana. (BBC)
- The Independent Commission Against Corruption in the Australian state of New South Wales finds that former Ministers Ian Macdonald and Eddie Obeid acted corruptly and recommends that charges be laid. (The Australian)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 31, 2013?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell - Blurred Lines
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton - Can't Hold Us
- Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake - Holy Grail
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert - Same Love
- Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross - U.O.E.N.O.
- J. Cole Featuring Miguel - Power Trip
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz - Thrift Shop
- Ciara - Body Party
- Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna - Bad
- The FiNATTiCZ - Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
Top #5 Rock songs
- Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- Capital Cities - Safe And Sound
- Fall Out Boy - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
- Phillip Phillips - Gone, Gone, Gone
- AWOLNATION - Sail
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 31If July 31, 2013 is your birthday you're 7 years, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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