Saturday 1 January 2011, NewYear’s Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cash Evans .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry.
Nine Dead, directed by Chris Shadley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Hell'S Corner by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Glory Daze.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Async Corp. or Black Mirror III: Final Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 2011
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Which were the important events of 1 January 2011 ?
- Cash Evans: American child of noted family, he is the first-born child of Courtney Friel of Fox News and her husband, CNN‘s Carter Evans.
- Estonia officially adopts the euro currency and becomes the seventeenth eurozone country.
- A bomb explodes outside a Coptic church in Alexandria, Egypt, killing at least 21 people and wounding 97 more street disturbances between Christians and Muslims ensue. (Al Jazeera)
- Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius adopt the United States dollar as the sole legal currency, reducing the use of the Netherlands Antillean guilder to Curaçao and Sint Maarten. (Bloomberg)
- Estonia adopts the Euro, becoming the 17th Eurozone country.
- Four people are killed and around 40 injured after a passenger plane explodes in Surgut in eastern Russia. (AP)
- Two people are killed after a hot air balloon crashes onto a bowling green in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, United Kingdom. (BBC)
- Over a thousand dead blackbirds and other fowl fall out of the sky in Arkansas after a violent tornado outbreak and hailstorm. (CNN)
- A deep earthquake measuring magnitude 7.0 hits near Santiago del Estero in northern Argentina. Only weak shaking is felt and no damage is reported. (Press TV)
- Canada's Foreign Minister, Lawrence Cannon, urges Iran to improve the country's human rights record and denounces Iran for imposing ampquotdraconian death sentences and unfair jail terms,ampquot while expressing particular concern for the fate of two Canadians of dual nationality imprisoned in Iran. (''Edmonton Journal'')
- Hungary takes over the presidency of the European Union. (AFP)
- Dilma Rousseff is sworn in as Brazil's first female President. (Xinhua)
- The Bolivian government rescinds a government decree that significantly increased fuel prices after violent unrest. (Al Jazeera)
- Mass graves are discovered in Côte d'Ivoire amid other political violence as United Nations peacekeepers come under increased tension in the country when allies of Alassane Ouattara call for a forceful removal of Laurent Gbagbo. (''Taipei Times'')
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Sport Games on 1 January 2011
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Bristol City - Cardiff : 3 - 0
- Burnley - Sheffield United : 4 - 2
- Coventry - Ipswich : 1 - 1
- Doncaster - Scunthorpe : 3 - 0
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- AFC Wimbledon - Hayes & Yeading : 3 - 1
- Altrincham - Wrexham : 0 - 0
- Barrow - Southport : 1 - 1
- Cambridge - Histon : 0 - 0
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Brentford - Dag and Red : 2 - 1
- Brighton - Leyton Orient : 5 - 0
- Carlisle - Huddersfield : 2 - 2
- Colchester - Charlton : 3 - 3
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnet - Aldershot : 1 - 2
- Burton - Shrewsbury : 0 - 0
- Bury - Macclesfield : 2 - 2
- Cheltenham - Wycombe : 1 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
- Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
- What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
- No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
- Right Thru Me - Nicki Minaj
- Make A Movie - Twista Featuring Chris Brown
- Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
- Lay It Down - Lloyd
- Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
- No BS - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
- La Despedida - Daddy Yankee
- Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
- Y No Regresas - Juanes
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- World So Cold - Three Days Grace
- Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me
- Neon Trees - Animal
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Muse - Undisclosed Desires
- Kings Of Leon - Radioactive
- Dog Days Are Over - Florence + The Machine
- Porn Star Dancing - My Darkest Days Featuring Zakk Wylde
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