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.
Chalet Girl, directed by Phil Traill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rango.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead Space 2 or Blackwater.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 February 2011
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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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Sport Games on 11 February 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Duisburg : 0 - 0
- Oberhausen - Paderborn : 2 - 0
- Union Berlin - Osnabruck : 3 - 3
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Granada - Albacete : 3 - 0
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Burton - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Atalanta - Siena : 0 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
- What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
- Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- No BS - Chris Brown
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
- No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
- Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
Top #10 Latin songs
- Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu - Ricky Martin Featuring Natalia Jimenez
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
- Me Duele - Roberto Tapia
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 ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?