Wednesday 11 April 2012
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun..
The Three Stooges, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 2012 ?
- 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
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- 2012 South Sudan–Sudan border conflict: Sudan says that after a battle South Sudan controls Heglig, its largest oil field. (BBC)
- A bomb on a bus kills at least two people in the Phillippines town of Carmen in Cotabato Province. (AP)
- Indonesian earthquakes:
- An earthquake occurs off the coast of Aceh in Indonesia with a preliminary magnitude of 8.6 and a tsunami warning issued. There are five indirect fatalities. (NineMSN)
- An 8.2 magnitude aftershock occurs soon after. (News Limited)
- Two US service personnel and another two are injured in a helicopter crash in Morocco. (Reuters)
- Nine miners are rescued from a collapsed copper mine in southern Peru. (AFP via ''Herald Sun'')
- A looter who started a fire at a House of Reeves store during last year's riots in London is jailed for eleven and a half years. (BBC)
- A Florida special prosecutor charges George Zimmerman with murder in the second degree in relation to the death of Trayvon Martin. (CNN)
- Voters in South Korea go to the polls for a legislative election with the governing Saenuri Party retaining control of the National Assembly of South Korea. (Voice of America)
- Kim Jong Un is named as the First Secretary of the North Korean Workers Party with his late father Kim Jong Il declared as its ampquoteternalampquot General Secretary. (AP via Yahoo News)
- First President of Algeria Ahmed Ben Bella dies at the age of 95. (''The Guardian'')
- Lucas Papademos resigns as the Prime Minister of Greece, calling an election for May 6. (AFP via ''The Australian'')
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Fun. - We Are Young
- Justin Bieber - Boyfriend
- Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- The Wanted - Glad You Came
- Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
- Nicki Minaj - Starships
- Flo Rida - Wild Ones
- Katy Perry - Part Of Me
- One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
- Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
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