Thursday 3 March 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa.
L'argent, directed by Marcel L'Herbier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Tick Tock by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Interview Project Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crimson: Steam Pirates or APOX.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- United States - Bonza Bottler Day
- Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
- Malawi - Martyr's Day.
- Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
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- May Cutler: Canadian politician and publisher (Born 1923).
- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- The Dutch Ministry of Defense confirm that three Royal Netherlands Navy personnel are captured by armed men loyal to Muammar Gaddafi during an evacuation operation. ampquotIntensive diplomatic negotiationsampquot are going on between Dutch and Libyan authorities and relatives of the crew are being kept informed. (CNN)
- Family members of Libyan dissidents raise concerns about kidnapping by the current regime. (ABC News Australia)
- The seaport of Brega is again bombed, though with no reported casualties. (BBC)
- Howard Davies, the director of the London School of Economics, resigns over allegations about the institution's links to the Libyan regime. (BBC)
- Xinhua reports that 35,860 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Libya in one of the largest overseas operations in Chinese military history. (Xinhua)
- The United States Air Force starts preparation of evacuation flights to get Egyptian refugees out of Libya following an order from the President of United States Barack Obama. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- President Obama calls on Colonel Gaddafi to stand down and advises that the United States is looking at ampquotfull rangeampquot of military options. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
- A bomb explodes at a People's Democratic Party rally in Suleja Nigeria killing at least three people. (Al Jazeera)
- The suspect in a deadly attack on US airmen at Frankfurt Airport allegedly targeted US servicemen and had portrayed himself as an Islamist on the Internet according to German sources. (Stars and Stripes)
- Ivory Coast security forces kill at least six women marching in support of Opposition leader Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan. (BBC)
- A series of attacks in the Sudanese border town of Abyei kills more than 100 people in the past week. (''Christian Science Monitor'')
- The United Nations says world food prices are at their highest for 20 years. (Sify India)
- News Corporation, the third largest media company in the world, gets approval to buy out British Sky Broadcasting, the largest pay-TV broadcaster in the United Kingdom, for $12.7 billion. (BBC)
- WordPress.com, a leading weblog host, is subjected to a huge Distributed Denial of Service attack. (Techcrunch)
- Airfares in the United States continue to rise due to increasing costs of jet fuel. (NBC Dallas Fort Worth)
- Mazda recalls approximately 50,000 Mazda6 sedans after finding that a spider web could cause the fuel tank to crack and leak. (''New York Times'')
- New Zealand authorities state that they have given up finding survivors from the 2011 Canterbury earthquake with the final death toll expected to be approximately 240. (AP, Reuters, via MSNBC)
- 40 people die in northern India after two vehicles plunge into a deep gorge. (AP via Breitbart)
- The United States reports that it has proof that Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent missing in Iran since 2007, is alive. (AP via Fresno Bee)
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