Wednesday 7 March 2012
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson.
21 Jump Street, directed by Phil Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Albania ? Teacher's Day
- Catholicism ? Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas, patron saint of married women
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- Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Five policemen are killed in a female suicide bombing by the widow of a killed Islamic militant in Dagestan, Russia. (''The Telegraph'')
- Six British Army soldiers are missing presumed killed in Afghanistan. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- Valerie Amos, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, visits the Baba Amr district in the Syrian city of Homs. (BBC)
- The Australian town of Yenda, New South Wales, is flooded as floodwaters move through the Murray–Darling Basin. (''Daily Telegraph'')
- Swedish media report that the country has been helping Saudi Arabia plan the construction of a weapons factory. (Al Jazeera)
- Indian police arrest a freelance journalist for alleged involvement in a bombing incident last month in New Delhi targeting an Israeli diplomat's wife. (BBC)
- China describes Tibetan monks that have self-immolated as ampquotcriminalsampquot and accuses the Dalai Lama of supporting the acts. (''The Hindu'')
- Libyan leader Mustafa Abdul Jalil says he will ampquotdefend national unityampquot after Cyrenaica, the eastern region of the country, declared it would become semi-autonomous. (Al Jazeera)
- Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and his wife, Stockholm county council chair Filippa Reinfeldt, separate after two decades of marriage. (The Local)
- The biggest solar flare in five years that occurred on March 6 nears Earth with the capacity to disrupt power grids, GPS systems and airline flights. (AP via ''USA Today'')
- Physicists from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory report data suggesting the elusive hypothesized Higgs boson (ampquotGod particleampquot) may have been detected. (''New York Times'')
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