Sunday 18 March 2012
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun..
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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- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
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- Three people are killed in a shooting incident in the city of Don Benito, Spain. (RTVE)
- Canadians riot with firefighters and police in London, Ontario. (BBC)
- Pakistani villagers find 13 bodies with bullet wounds in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas near Afghanistan as security forces step up an offensive. (Reuters)
- British journalists Gareth Montgomery-Johnson and Nicholas Davies-Jones, detained last month in Libya after being accused of entering the country illegally, have been released the country's Interior Ministry confirms. (BBC)
- Two gunmen shoot dead an American working at a language school in the Yemeni city of Taez. (AFP via Al-Jazeera)
- Two hospital nurses are arrested in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo in connection with the suspicious death of dozens of patients over several years at two hospitals. (MSNBC)
- A Superleague Greece match between Athens football clubs Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to parts of the Athens Olympic Stadium. (ESPN)
- Voters in Guinea-Bissau go to the polls for a presidential election following the death of President Malam Bacai Sanhá in January. (BBC)
- Joachim Gauck is elected President of the Federal Republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly. (Reuters)
- Voters in the US territory of Puerto Rico go to the polls for the Republican primary with Mitt Romney winning all of the delegates. (AP via ''Boston Globe'')
- Authorities in Cuba detain dissident Berta Soler and dozens of her supporters ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- The King of Tonga George Tupou V dies in Hong Kong at the age of 63. He is succeeded by his younger brother, ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho. (''New Zealand Herald'')
- Dinesh Trivedi resigns as India's Minister for Railways following a negative response to fare increases. (Reuters via CNBC)
- Association football:
- Ali Daei, Iran's football legend and the world's all-time leading goalscorer, is rushed to hospital following a serious car accident. (GOAL)
- A consultant cardiologist from Hammersmith Hospital tells ITN it is ampquotvery much in doubtampquot that Fabrice could resume his professional career. (CNN)
- Howard Webb is removed from his fourth official duties at Molineux after advice from a psychologist. (''Daily Mail'')
- Portuguese footballer Filipe Morais is ampquotheavily concussedampquot in hospital after being involved in a car crash. (BBC)
- Kilmarnock win the Scottish League Cup for the first time in the club's history defeating the favourites Celtic 1-0. (AFP via Google)
- Celtic are linked to a move to The Football League. 's-league-one?cc=5739 (ESPN)
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