Thursday March 01, 2012
US date format: 3/1/2012, UK date format: 1/3/2012
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Part Of Me by Katy Perry.
The Cabin in the Woods, directed by Drew Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Chefin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified or Amy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 2012?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- Syrian rebels leave the neighborhood of Bab Amr, Homs following a bloody 26 day bombardment. (Reuters via MSNBC) (Reuters)
- The United Nations Security Council demands access to Syria for its humanitarian chief Valerie Amos. (BBC)
- Clashes break out and tear gas is fired by security forces in northern Azerbaijan after protesters torch the home of a local governor. (''Daily Times of Pakistan'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 2012?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Drake Featuring Lil Wayne - The Motto
- Beyonce - Love On Top
- Wale Featuring Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb
- Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj - Make Me Proud
- Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall - Strip
- Tyga - Rack City
- Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000 - I Do
- Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000 - Party
- J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz - Can't Get Enough
- Trey Songz - Sex Ain't Better Than Love
Top #5 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
- Foo Fighters - These Days
- Gotye Featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
- Chevelle - Face To The Floor
- Shinedown - Bully
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 2012 is your birthday you're 8 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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