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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2011.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 2011: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2011?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2011 At least four people, including a high-ranking security service officer, are killed in a series of bombings and shootings across Russia's North Caucasus. (''Voice of America'')
  • 02 Sep 2011 The South Korean military resumes building a naval base on the island of Jeju-do after police clear the site of protesters. (Yonhap)
  • 03 Sep 2011 2011 Chilean Air Force CASA 212 crash:
  • 04 Sep 2011 At least 24 people are killed in violence across Syria. (''The Times of India'')
  • 05 Sep 2011 India and Bangladesh sign a pact to end their 40-year border demarcation dispute.
  • 06 Sep 2011 English musician PJ Harvey wins her second Mercury Prize for best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland for her album Let England Shake. (New York Times)
  • 07 Sep 2011 At least eleven people are killed following bombings in the Pakistan city of Quetta. (Dawn)
  • 08 Sep 2011 North Caucasus insurgency/Ingushetia civil war:
  • 09 Sep 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 10 Sep 2011 Zanzibar ferry sinking: The ''MVampnbspSpice IslanderampnbspI'', carrying at least 800 people, sinks off the coast of Zanzibar, killing 240 people.ref name=quotxinhuaquot 197 bodies retrieved in Tanzania ferry accident: Minister Xinhua 11th September 2011
  • 11 Sep 2011 Tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:
  • 12 Sep 2011 Approximately 100 people die after a petrol pipeline explodes in Nairobi.
  • 13 Sep 2011 Investigators in Gothenburg, Sweden, now think that the four men arrested for the 2011 failed Gothenburg terrorist attack have links to the terrorist network Al-Qaida. (CBC)
  • 14 Sep 2011 Taliban attack on Kabul:
  • 15 Sep 2011 Japanese automaker Toyota resumes full production at its North American plants, having finally overcome parts shortages caused by the March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. (Bloomberg via ''Japan Times'')
  • 16 Sep 2011 Authorities in South Korea arrest a North Korean citizen for an alleged assassination attempt against Park Sang-hak, a noted defector and activist. (Yonhap)
  • 17 Sep 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests begin in the United States. This develops into the Occupy movement which spreads to 82 countries by October.ref name=quotcnnquot
  • 18 Sep 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 19 Sep 2011 With 434 dead, the United Nations launches a $357 million appeal for victims of the 2011 Sindh floods in Pakistan.
  • 20 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising: Rockets hit a protest camp in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least two people. (Reuters)
  • 21 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising: Yemeni government forces break a recently-established ceasefire by firing mortar rounds at mourners at the funerals of protesters. (AP via ''The Australian'')
  • 22 Sep 2011 At least five people are killed in a bus bombing in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency. (Xinhua)
  • 23 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising: The President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, returns from Saudi Arabia after a three-month absence, amid an increase in political unrest and violence in Yemen. (Al-Jazeera)
  • 24 Sep 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 25 Sep 2011 A suicide bombing near a church in Central Java, Indonesia, kills at least two people and injures several others. (BBC)
  • 26 Sep 2011 2011 Libyan civil war: Forces loyal to the National Transitional Council (NTC) enter Muammar Gaddafi's stronghold of Sirte, as the NTC's three-day assault on the city intensifies. (BBC)
  • 27 Sep 2011 North Caucasus insurgency:
  • 28 Sep 2011 The Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key announces that a second New Zealand Special Air Service soldier has died in fighting in Afghanistan. (Xinhua)
  • 29 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising: Heavy fighting is reported in the northern suburbs of Sanaa, Yemen's capital. (Reuters)
  • 30 Sep 2011 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader and U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki is reported killed in Yemen. (CNN)

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)youtube
  2. - Moves Like Jagger
  3. - Someone Like Youyoutube
  4. - Party Rock Anthem
  5. - She Will

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 2011?
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Now You See Her by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

Now You See Her

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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.

New York to Dallas by J.D. Ro

New York to Dallas

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Homicide detective Eve Dallas tracks down an escaped criminal she was originally responsible for jailing. (E, Putnam Adult)

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help

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Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …

Rules Of Civility by Amor Towles

Rules Of Civility

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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

Rafa by Rafael Nadal and John Carlin

Rafa

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What makes a champion? What does it take to be the best in the world at your sport? Rafael Nadal has the answers.