Thursday 19 January 2012
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna.
Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, 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 Crash Course: World History.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam or East Tower.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 January 2012 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
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- 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League observer mission ends, with its report to be reviewed at the weekend. (CBC)
- Kodak files for bankruptcy protection. (Reuters)
- Five people are killed and thousands of others are affected following the first tropical storm to hit Mozambique since 1984. (AFP via Google News)
- The FBI shuts down Megaupload. In response, hacker group Anonymous shuts down the United States Department of Justice website and many websites of the government and entertainment industry. (CNET)
- News International pays out compensation to 37 people, including the actor Jude Law and politician John Prescott. over phone hacking by the ''News of the World''. (BBC)
- Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye and several others are arrested. (Al Jazeera)
- The army of Bangladesh says it has foiled a military coup. (BBC)
- Rick Perry drops out of the 2012 Republican Party presidential primaries and endorses rival candidate Newt Gingrich. (CBS News)
- A decision by the International Telecommunication Union on whether to abolish the leap second is postponed until 2015 pending the results of further studies. (''TIME'')
- Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke dies from complications of injuries she received in a skiing accident nine days earlier. (BBC)
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