Thursday January 06, 2011, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/2011, UK date format: 6/1/2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 6, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Flynn Bloom . 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 movie released in 2011 while I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Nations or Bit.Trip Saga.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at January 06 across the years or at January 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 2011?


Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • (to January 8) Heritage Auction Galleries conducts its Heritage Auctions Signature Currency Auction at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Tampa, Florida. A Series 1861 US10 demand note, handwritten "for the", only one known, VG-8, sells for $109,250.
  • Médecins Sans Frontières accuses the Democratic Republic of the Congo of not doing enough to prevent war rape after 33 women are raped in Fizi, South Kivu, on New Year's Day. (CNN)
  • 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis:
  • At least 14 people in Duékoué, Ivory Coast are killed in clashes between opposing sides in the Presidential election crisis. (ABC News) (BBC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Mechanic

The Mechanic

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

The Dilemma

The Dilemma

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly

The Dilemma memorabilia

Aakrosh

Aakrosh

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Paresh Rawal

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 2011?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Be Friends
  2. - Aston Martin Music
  3. - What's My Name?
  4. - No Hands
  5. - Right Thru Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Danza Kuduro
  2. - Loca
  3. - Ni Lo Intentes
  4. - Bon, Bon
  5. - Me Encantaria
Sport Games on January 06, 2011

Sport Games on January 06, 2011


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Fiorentina : 1 - 1
  • Brescia - Cesena : 1 - 2
  • Cagliari - Milan : 0 - 1
  • Genoa - Lazio : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Napoli : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Michel Gondry

How old am I?

If January 06, 2011 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2011?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

I Remember Nothing

By:

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Fall of Giants

By:

Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A

Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly

Pinheads And Patriots

By:

Television host, razor sharp political pundit, and #1 bestselling author Bill O’Reilly focuses in on where we all stand in the Age of Obama in Pinheads and Patriots.

Broke by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

Broke

By:

THE FACTS. THE FUTURE. THE FIGHT TO FIX AMERICA— BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. In the words of Harvard economist Niall Ferguson, the United States is “an empire on the edge of

America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag by Sarah Palin

America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

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Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin delivers an intimate and personal look at the woman behind the public servant. In her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Going Rogue—the bestselling nonfiction book of 2009—Palin gave readers a look at her upbringing, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Nations

Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

Bit.Trip Saga

Bit.Trip Saga

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Music, various

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Rising Star Games

Child of Eden

Child of Eden

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Rail shooter, Music game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW NIS America (PS3); WW Tecmo Koei (Vita)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $334.72
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.69
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $147.13

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 83.31 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9964 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9652 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.627 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 108.32 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 06, 2011?

On January 06, 2011 several famous people were born including, Flynn Bloom.

Which famous people died on January 06, 2011?

Famous people died on January 06, 2011 include, Uche Okafor.