Saturday 12 March 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 12, 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 Swamplandia! by Karen Russell 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 Coin Drop! or Cart Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 March 2011
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Which were the important events of 12 March 2011 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
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- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- The three Royal Netherlands Navy personnel captured 12 days ago by armed men loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are released after negotiations after Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Dollis secured their release and oversaw their evacuation to Athens, Greece. The crew was trying to rescue a Dutch citizen from Libya when armed men captured them. (NPR)
- Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi take control of the oil port of Ra's Lanuf. (BBC)
- The Arab League calls for a UN imposed no-fly zone on Libya, and also recognizes the National Transitional Council as the government of Libya. (Al Jazeera)
- A Palestinian militant armed with a knife infiltrates the West Bank settlement of Itamar and stabs to death two Israeli parents and three of their children. (''New York Times'')
- Yemeni police storm a protest site in the capital Sana'a resulting in at least one death and dozens of injuries. (Al Jazeera)
- At least 23 people die in an attack on the South Sudan town of Malakal. (Alert Net)
- 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami
- Analysts believe that a nuclear meltdown may be occurring at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant disabled by the Japanese earthquake with a state of emergency declared at five plants. (Stratfor via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- An explosion is heard at the site of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant with four workers injured and residents warned of radiation leaks. (Sky News)
- Residents within a six mile radius of the plant are evacuated and residents within 20 miles are warned to stay indoors. (Irish Examiner)
- Quake survivors flee south from northern Japan describing the situation in their hometowns as ampquotunimaginable.ampquot (CNN)
- There are 9,500 people unaccounted for in the town of Minamisanriku in Miyagi prefecture. (CNN)
- Fifty thousand Japan Self-Defense Forces personnel are involved in search and rescue efforts. (CNN)
- Between 300 and 400 bodies are discovered in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture. (''Taipei Times'')
- One Canadian citizen is confirmed killed in the disaster. (CTV News)
- Fifteen people die in a bus accident in The Bronx, New York, USA. (NBC New York)
- 83 people are rescued from a floating restaurant after it drifted away carrying 150 passengers on the flooded Ohio River in Covington, Kentucky, USA, and became lodged under the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge. (''CTV Edmonton'')
- An estimated 800 motorists are stranded on Interstate 94 and U.S. Route 83 in North Dakota by a blizzard. (''Bismarck Tribune'')
- South Sudan accuses Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir of attempting to overthrow the southern government. (Reuters)
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Sport Games on 12 March 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Cesena - Juventus : 2 - 2
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Standard : 0 - 2
- Club Brugge - Kortrijk : 4 - 1
- Eupen - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
- Genk - Westerlo : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Hamburg : 6 - 0
- Hoffenheim - Dortmund : 1 - 0
- Kaiserslautern - Freiburg : 2 - 1
- Schalke 04 - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Fortuna Dusseldorf - Paderborn : 0 - 0
- Union Berlin - Augsburg : 0 - 0
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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
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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?