Friday 6 January 2012, EpiphanyUS date format: 1/6/2012, UK date format: 6/1/2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO.
Joyful Noise, directed by Todd Graff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dragon Age: Redemption.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Mail or Baka and Test.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 January 2012
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Which were the important events of 6 January 2012 ?
- 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
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 06 January
- 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: According to Syrian state media, 26 people are killed and 63 wounded when a suicide bomber blows himself up at a police station in Damascus. The Syrian opposition blames the Syrian government for orchestrating the attack, and alleges that they have leaked information from security forces that Aleppo is next. (CNN)
- Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, the Iranian-backed Shiite militia that carried out deadly attacks on U.S. troops agrees to lay down its arms and join the political process in Iraq. (ABC News)
- Eight people are killed and 10 wounded in Kano, in the latest in a series of attacks on church in northern Nigeria. (CNN)
- The Ramnit worm steals more than 45000 Facebook logins and passwords. (CNet)
- Symantec, maker of the popular Norton antivirus software, acknowledges that hackers have acquired ampquota segment of its source code,ampquot a partial confirmation of claims made by the Lords of Dharmaraja. (Reuters)
- A Tibetan protester sets himself on fire in Sichuan, China. (BBC)
- The Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller announces that the country is to become a republic, with plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and the Jamaican monarchy in general. (''The Guardian'')
- Peter MacKay, Canadian Minister of Defence. marries Nazanin Afshin-Jam, an Iranian former beauty queen, in a private ceremony in Mexico. (CBC)
- Sweden beats Russia 1-0 in overtime in the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships gold medal game. (ESPN)
Sport Games on 6 January 2012
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alcoyano - Celta : 0 - 3
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Wycombe - Huddersfield : 0 - 6
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Burton - Accrington : 0 - 2
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Ascoli - Padova : 0 - 2
- Brescia - Crotone : 3 - 0
- Cittadella - Empoli : 2 - 1
- Grosseto - Livorno : 1 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
- Headlines - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
- Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
- Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
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 $42.38
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $108.39
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.22
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $26.57
- 1 CHF = 6.6116 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.1414 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9286 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.46 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?