Monday 9 January 2012
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO.
The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Space or Blast-A-Way.
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
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- Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Clashes occur between the Russian forces and Islamist militants in the Vedensky District, Chechnya, with reportedly 8 killed and 16 wounded. (RIA)
- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad meets with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez on the first stop of Ahmadinejad's Latin American tour. (CNN)
- President Malam Bacai Sanhá of Guinea-Bissau dies at the age of 64 while undergoing treatment for an unknown ailment in Paris. (BBC)
- In the United Kingdom a disagreement emerges between the Westminster and Scottish governments over a referendum on Scottish independence, after Prime Minister David Cameron tells a Sky News interview that a quick decision is needed on the matter for the sake of the economy. (BBC)
- Alabama defeats LSU 21-0 to win the 2012 BCS National Championship, their second championship in three years, in the first shutout in BCS bowl history. (ESPN)
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