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1.Calendar namesNames of the days of the week and months of the year use lower-case letters.Example:Hoy esmartes.(Today is Tuesday.)Hoy esviernes. (Today is Friday.)Nací enagosto.(I was born in August.)México celebra su independencia el16 de septiembre. (Mexico celebrates itsindependence on September 16.)2. Titles of literary piecesIn formal written Spanish, titles of movies, books, plays, and similar workscapitalize only the first word and proper nouns.Example:La guerra de las galaxias("Star Wars")Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal("Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone")However, informal written Spanish, and on book covers and movie posters, it isnot unusual to see such composition titles capitalized as in English.3.Names of places, countries, cities, geographicallocations like rivers and mountainsAlthough the given name of rivers, lakes, mountains and other geographicfeatures are capitalized, the geographical identity is not.
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