Saturday 28 April 2012
It was Saturday, 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.
On TV people were watching Los Feliz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing CityVille 2 or F1 2012.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 April 2012 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
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- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- Syrian activists claim that the Syrian Armed Forces killed ten people in the village of Bakha north of Damascus. (Reuters)
- The Lebanese Navy boards a ship from Libya allegedly carrying weapons bound for the opposition in Syria. (Al Jazeera)
- Gunmen in inflatable dinghies attack a military unit on the Syrian coast ndash the first seaborne assault since the start of the uprising. (euronews)
- Syria accuses the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of ampquotencouragingampquot attacks on the government. (AP via Google)
- Two bodyguards and two insurgents are killed in an attack on the Governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar Province. (AFP via Yahoo News Australia)
- 2012 Dnipropetrovsk explosions: Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich promises an investigation into the incident that injured 30 people. (Reuters)
- One person dies and more than 110 are injured when a tent collapses at a restaurant near Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (CNN)
- Egypt–Saudi Arabia relations: Saudi Arabia shuts its embassy and consulates in Egypt following protests over an Egyptian human rights lawyer Ahmed al-Gizawi being detained in Saudi Arabia. (BBC)
- The European Union opens an office in Burma in recognition of recent democratic reforms. (''The Hindu'')
- Mali's ruling junta rejects a West African regional plan to extend the life of an interim civilian government. (Reuters)
- Blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng ndash who fled from house arrest ndash reportedly takes refuge in the U.S. embassy in Beijing. (Al Jazeera)
- Malaysian police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur calling for free and fair elections. (AFP via Google News)
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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