Wednesday 9 March 2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 9, 2011). 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.
Detention, directed by Joseph Kahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Night Vision by Randy Wayne White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Babysitter's a Vampire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dawn of Fantasy or Aiyoku no Eustia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 March 2011
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Which were the important events of 9 March 2011 ?
- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
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- David Broder: American journalist (Born 1929).
- Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
- Police in India break up a demonstration of pro-Tibet protestors outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. (Sify India)
- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- The Gaddafi regime offers US$400,000 bounty for rebel leader Mustafa Abdul Jalil. (''Haaretz'')
- Activists in London calling themselves Topple the Tyrants occupy the mansion of Gaddafi's son, saying they would stay ampquotuntil this property can be returned to the Libyan people.ampquot (''Huffington Post'')
- The city of Ra's Lanuf comes under heavy shelling by government forces. (Al Jazeera)
- Egypt has been secretly aiding Libyan rebels, apparently has sent around 100 Special Forces troops, while Cairo has made no official comment on the report. (''Daily Mirror'')
- A BBC team is subjected to a mock execution by Libyan soldiers. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- 2011 Yemeni protests:
- Two people die in continuing demonstrations across the country. (Al Jazeera)
- Doctors suspect nerve gas was used on protesters. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis: Unrest continues in Côte d'Ivoire as the internationally-recognised President Alassane Ouattara heads to a mediation summit. (AFP via Google News)
- Police in Uganda fire tear gas at demonstrators protesting the win of incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in elections. (Reuters)
- Clashes between Christian Copt and Muslims in the Egyptian capital Cairo kill 13 people and injure 140. (''Times of India'')
- According to the United Nations, Afghan civilian deaths increased by 15% in 2010, to 2777. (Bloomberg)
- Vivian Schiller resigns as the head of National Public Radio in the United States following a fundraising scandal. (''Washington Times'')
- Buckingham Palace confirms that the wedding of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall will be held on 30 July 2011 at the Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. (BBC)
- A government-sponsored study in Canada concludes that heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic compounds found in the Athabasca River downstream of oil sands plants, are not a natural occurrence but pollution resulting from those plants. (Reuters)
- A tsunami alert is issued after a strong earthquake of preliminary 7.2 magnitude occurs off the coast of Honshu, Japan. (CNN)
- The Governor of the US state of New Jersey, Chris Christie declares a state of emergency along the Passaic and Delaware Rivers and Bound Brook in Somerset County in order to prepare for anticipated floods later in the week. (AP via ''The Columbus Republic'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- Love Faces - Trey Songz
- Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
- No BS - Chris Brown
- All Of The Lights - Kanye West
- You Be Killin Em - Fabolous
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
Top #10 Latin songs
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
- Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu - Ricky Martin Featuring Natalia Jimenez
- Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
- The Cave - Mumford & Sons
- Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
- Isolation - Alter Bridge
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Sing - My Chemical Romance
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?