Tuesday 12 April 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry.
Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while The Paris Wife by Paula McLain 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 Aliens Infestation or Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 April 2011
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 12 April 2011 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
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- 2011 Libyan civil war: Muammar Gaddafi's forces attack the eastern front line and shell the city of Misrata. (MSNBC)
- Almost all of 169 Chinese Christians detained on Sunday, after they tried to hold an outdoor prayer session, are released the unofficial Chinese church vows to hold more services. (BBC)
- Fukushima I nuclear accidents
- The Government of Japan raises the crisis level of the accidents to level 7, the highest level on the international scale and equivalent to the Chernobyl disaster. (Reuters)
- Workers at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant fight a fire following another aftershock. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
- The state of emergency in New Zealand following the 2011 Canterbury earthquake is extended for another week. (TV New Zealand)
- Israeli-Palestinian conflict
- Pakistan seeks CIA reduction in the country by 25%-40% (BBC)
- Los Angeles County prosecuters lodge four felony charges against a man suspected of bombing a Chabad house in the US suburb of Santa Monica, California. (LA Fox)
- Police in Swaziland arrest any person in a group ahead of planned pro-democracy protests in the country. (News24 South Africa)
- Former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak is taken to hospital after suffering heart problems while being interrogated about alleged corruption and violence against protestors. (AP via Fox News)
- Former Governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty announces that he will be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for President of the United States. (CNN)
- Leaders of Canada's major political parties hold an English language debate for the Canadian federal election. (BBC)
- Australian rugby league coach Wayne Bennett agrees to coach the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League in the next four seasons starting in 2012. (NRL)
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Sport Games on 12 April 2011
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - QPR : 0 - 1
- Derby - Leeds : 2 - 1
- Doncaster - Preston : 1 - 1
- Ipswich - Middlesbrough : 3 - 3
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Crawley Town - Luton : 1 - 1
- Gateshead - Eastbourne Borough : 3 - 0
- Histon - Darlington : 0 - 1
- Mansfield - Barrow : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Partick - Falkirk : 1 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brechin - Ayr : 0 - 3
- Forfar - Stenhousemuir : 2 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- All Of The Lights - Kanye West
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
- Love Faces - Trey Songz
- Down On Me - Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent
- Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa
- Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
- Where You At - Jennifer Hudson
Top #10 Latin songs
- Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- El Padrino - Joan Sebastian
- Violento - Gracias A Dios
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- The Cave - Mumford & Sons
- Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- Country Song - Seether
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
- The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
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 $41.14
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.98
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $84.51
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.68
- 1 CHF = 7.2936 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.7974 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9314 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.831 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?