Friday 11 February 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paisley McKnight .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars.
Just Go with It, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Tick Tock by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fumbling Thru the Pieces.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akimi Village or Call of Juarez: The Cartel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 February 2011 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.
- Arab Spring: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns after widespread protests calling for his departure, leaving control of Egypt in the hands of the military until a general election can be held.
- Protests continue following last night's non-resignation speech of President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak. (''The Guardian'')
- Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators march on state television and presidential palaces as ampquotFarewell Fridayampquot, the eighteenth day of protests against the Mubarak regime, gets underway. (Al Jazeera)
- Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei warns ampquotEgypt will explodeampquot in response to Mubarak's non-resignation speech last night. (CNN)
- Military leaders pledge to end the 30-year state of emergency law when the protests end. (Al Jazeera)
- The Mubaraks flee Cairo and head for the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. (Ynetnews)
- At least 5 people are killed by police in Arish in the North Sinai Governorate. (''The Guardian'')
- Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Løkke Rasmussen, speaking in Copenhagen, becomes the first European Union leader to tell Mubarak to resign, saying Mubarak is ampquothistoryampquot and that he ampquotmade a huge blunder yesterdayampquot by giving his non-resignation speech. (CP via Google News)
- Vice President Omar Suleiman announces on state television the resignation of Hosni Mubarak as President of Egypt after 30 years in power. (Al Jazeera)
- The death toll from clashes between rebels loyal to George Athor and the army in Southern Sudan rises to 100. (BBC)
- Bolivian President Evo Morales abandons an event in the south of the country after crowds booed him and threw dynamite in a protest over rising food prices. (UPI)
- Israeli forces fire gas agents and rubber-coated bullets against Palestinian protesters in Silwan, injuring dozens. (The Palestine Telegraph)
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it has deregulated a genetically engineered corn. See genetically modified food. The corn in question is designed for the manufacture of ethanol. (Reuters)
- A road in Copenhagen, Denmark has been proposed a new name after former US president Ronald Reagan. (Jyllandsposten)
- An American man is held responsible for the ampquotcold-blooded murderampquot of two men in Lahore, Pakistan, by city police chief Aslam Tareen. (BBC)
- China's foreign minister Yang Jiechi visits Zimbabwe as the countries agree a $10 billion trade deal. (BBC)
- North Korea asks its embassies worldwide to appeal for aid to feed its population. (''The Independent'')
- Computer security company McAfee says hackers based in the People's Republic of China have targeted computer networks of global oil companies and individuals in Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Greece, and the United States, to steal information starting in 2009. (''Global Times'')
- Former President of Liberia Charles Taylor's trial in The Hague is extended. (BBC)
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