Tuesday 4 January 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars.
The Mechanic, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while An Object Of Beauty by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Green Hornet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing BloodRayne: Betrayal or Minecraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 January 2011
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Which were the important events of 4 January 2011 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 04 January
- Gerry Rafferty: Scottish musician, a folk and pop singer, guitarist and songwriter.
- Mohamed Bouazizi: Tunisian vegetable vendor and activist (Born 1984).
- Coen Moulijn: Dutch footballer (Born 1937).
- Dick King-Smith: Dick King-Smith English author (d. 2011).
- Mick Karn: Cypriot-English guitarist and songwriter (Japan Dalis Car NiNa and JBK) (d. 2011).
- Pink Floyd sign a new five-year record deal with EMI after winning a lawsuit regarding digital distribution. (BBC)
- Value added tax in the United Kingdom is increased from 17.5% to 20%, its highest ever rate. (BBC)
- Russia begins an operation to free 500 people stranded in ships by ice in the Sea of Okhotsk. (BBC)
- More evacuations take place in Queensland, Australia, as flood waters continued to rise and the Australian prime minister says damages could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. (CNN)
- Salmaan Taseer, the Governor of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is assassinated by Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, one of his security guards at Koshar Market, Islamabad. (BBC)
- 51-year-old Texan Cornelius Dupree, freed on parole in July 2010 after serving 30 of a 75 year sentence for aggravated robbery, has his conviction quashed after he was found to be innocent of the crime through DNA evidence. (BBC)
- The Economic Community of West African States says the situation in Côte d'Ivoire is still in a ampquotstalemateampquot, amid the threat of force to remove Laurent Gbagbo. (Reuters)
- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir goes to Juba to meet with Southern Sudanese President of the Government Salva Kiir Mayardit ahead of Southern Sudan's independence referendum. (BBC)
- 2010–2011 Tunisian protests: Reports continue to leak out of the country regarding civil unrest with claims that protests have spread to the city of Thala, where the ruling Constitutional Democratic Rally's offices have been attacked. (Al Jazeera English)
- 10-year-old Canadian Kathryn Gray becomes the youngest person ever to discover a supernova. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 4 January 2011
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Cardiff - Leeds : 2 - 1
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Hayes & Yeading - Luton : 0 - 1
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol Rvs - Plymouth : 2 - 3
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Blackpool - Birmingham : 1 - 2
- Fulham - West Brom : 3 - 0
- Man United - Stoke : 2 - 1
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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
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
- Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
- La Despedida - Daddy Yankee
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
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- Porn Star Dancing - My Darkest Days Featuring Zakk Wylde
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.87
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.01
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $78.59
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.27
- 1 CHF = 6.9643 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.6163 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9498 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.642 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?