Friday 27 April 2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
LOL, directed by Lisa Azuelos, 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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Which were the important events of 27 April 2012 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
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- At least four explosions hit the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk with at least 27 people injured. (BBC)
- A suicide bomber kills at least five people in the Syrian capital Damascus. (AP via ''Atlanta Journal Constitution'')
- The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) kills eight people in two separate attacks. (BBC)
- Former Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's wives and children are deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia. (Al-Jazeera)
- For the second time in post-revolutionary history the government of Romania falls in a no-confidence motion after just over two months following its appointment by the Parliament, while the Czech Republic government survived its confidence by just 12 votes. (''New York Times'')
- Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng escapes house arrest in China. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt agrees to hand over private emails to the Leveson Inquiry relating to the BSkyB takeover as pressure mounts for a separate inquiry into his conduct. (BBC)
- In association football, Barcelona manager Josep Guardiola announces that he will resign at the end of the season. His assistant, Tito Vilanova, is appointed as his successor. (ESPN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- Fun. - We Are Young
- The Wanted - Glad You Came
- One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
- Justin Bieber - Boyfriend
- Flo Rida - Wild Ones
- Nicki Minaj - Starships
- Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
- Katy Perry - Part Of Me
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