Wednesday 5 January 2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 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 The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Green Hornet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bit.Trip Complete or Cart Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 January 2011
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Which were the important events of 5 January 2011 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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- (to January 9) In Tampa, Florida, Heritage Numismatic Auctions conducts coin auctions at the FUN convention.
- A 17-year-old student at Millard South High School, in Omaha, Nebraska, shoots an assistant principal to death and wounds the school principal before turning the gun onto himself. (CNN)
- Clarence House confirms that Prince William and Catherine Middleton will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Sky News
- Swedish actor Per Oscarsson and his wife Kia Östling are confirmed dead by dental records after a fire destroyed the couple's house in Skara and the couple perished on December 30, 2010. (The Local)
- Iran and India develop a stop-gap plan to continue the flow of oil from the former to the latter, and payments in the opposite direction, days after India withdrew from the Asian Clearing Union. The new plan involves payments through the EIH Bank, in Hamburg, Germany. (Domain-b)
- A Malaysian coroner records an open verdict in the death of opposition aide Teoh Beng Hock, who fell from the roof of the anti-corruption commission building in July 2009. (''Malaysia Star'')
- Police investigating the murder of Joanna Yeates make a fresh appeal for information, saying that when discovered, her fully clothed body was missing a sock which may hold important clues. (BBC)
- In the UK 33 people are convicted for their part in an £80m drugs and money laundering operation. They include Simon Ford, a firefighter commended for his actions during the 7 July London bombings. (BBC)
- The 112th United States Congress is convened. Republican Representative John Boehner of Ohio is elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, succeeding Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California. (Reuters)
- The funeral for murdered Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer takes place in Lahore, Pakistan. (BBC)
- A Tunisian protester who set himself alight in unrest that sparked further protests across the country dies of his injuries. (Reuters)
- The Nigerian opposition Congress for Progressive Change party select former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate for April elections. (Reuters)
- Kuwaiti Prime Minister Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah narrowly survives a no confidence vote, following a crackdown at an opposition demonstration in December. (Al Jazeera)
- The 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Buffalo, U.S.A. ends with Russia defeating Canada 5-3, marking the first time Russia has won a gold medal since 2003. The host American team defeats Sweden in the bronze medal game. (NHL)
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Sport Games on 5 January 2011
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Arsenal - Man City : 0 - 0
- Aston Villa - Sunderland : 0 - 1
- Blackburn - Liverpool : 3 - 1
- Bolton - Wigan : 1 - 1
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- AEK - Kerkyra : 0 - 0
- Asteras Tripolis - Ergotelis : 3 - 0
- Olympiakos - Iraklis : 2 - 0
- Olympiakos Volou - Panionios : 0 - 0
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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 $36.72
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.61
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $78.59
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.53
- 1 CHF = 6.8546 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.6426 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9696 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.617 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?