Thursday 11 April 2002
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Riley and Alexa Gerasimovich.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Ain't It Funny by Jennifer Lopez.
In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits.
The Sweetest Thing, directed by Roger Kumble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Das Jahrhundert des Theaters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf or Coloball 2002.
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Which were the important events of 11 April 2002 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Rebecca Riley: American victim of prescription drug overdose at age 4. Whether it was accidental or intentional is under investigation in 2007.
- Alexa Gerasimovich: Soap Opera Actress.
- The Ghriba synagogue bombing by Al Qaeda kills 21 in Tunisia.
- Over two hundred thousand people marched in Caracas towards the Presidential Palace of Miraflores, to demand the resignation of president Hugo Chavez. 19 of the protesters are killed, and the Minister of Defense Gral. Lucas Rincon announced Hugo Chavez resignation on national TV.
- Ten nations deposit their ratifications for the International Criminal Court at a United Nations ceremony, bringing the total to 66, well above the 60 needed to bring the Statute into force. The ICC will therefore come into force on 1 July 2002.
- More than half a million people march on the streets of Caracas protesting against the Venezuelan government.
- An empty American Airlines jet parked outside a hangar at Los Angeles International Airport trolls through a fence before coming to a stop on a service road.
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