Tuesday 13 December 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 13, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna.
Don 2, directed by Farhan Akhtar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deca Sports Extreme or Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 December 2011
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 13 December
- Pakistan police rescues 50 boys from a dungeon in Karachi, Pakistan. Police reports say that the dungeon was equipped with shackles and hooks. The prisoners say they were beaten and threatened and that, if they had tried to escape, they would have been forced to join Jihad militants. (The Telegraph)
- A gunman opens fire and throws explosives into a crowd in an attack in the Belgian city of Liège. (BBC)
- At least 5,000 people are now estimated to have been killed in Syria's uprising, amid continuing violence. (''Daily Nation Kenya'')
- Three Thai soldiers are killed by a land mine near the border with Cambodia. (UPI)
- ''Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'' becomes the fastest selling entertainment product of all time passing $1bn in sales in 16 days. (''The Guardian'')
- A school bus crashes in Jiangsu, China, killing 15 children. (Xinhua)
- The Bridge to Russky Island, a giant cable-stayed bridge currently under construction south of Vladivostok, Russia, catches fire due to safety violations during welding. (Russia Today)
- Political tension continues in Papua New Guinea with former Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare expected to be sworn in again following a ruling by the Supreme Court and incumbent PM Peter O'Neill refusing to stand aside. (BBC)
- Iran has turned down the United States request to return a RQ-170 that was captured recently by Iranian forces after it crash landed in the country. Iranian officials report that they are extracting data from the aircraft. Iranian officials stated the drone was brought down by a cyber attack. (Voice of America)
- The United States House of Representatives passes a bill extending a payroll tax extension containing another bill expediting the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and Texas. (Reuters)
- According to researchers, in two separate experiments carried out at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, indications of the Higgs boson may have been detected. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 13 December 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Genoa - Inter : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Mainz : 1 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Queens Park - Clyde : 3 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- St Johnstone - Aberdeen : 1 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
- Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Headlines - Drake
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
- 5 O'Clock - T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
- You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Para No Perderte - Espinoza Paz
- Taboo - Don Omar
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Face To The Floor - Chevelle
- Tonight - Seether
- These Days - Foo Fighters
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Bottoms Up - Nickelback
- Cough Syrup - Young The Giant
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Joan Raymond Frequent Flier column; event producer and design firm operator Jes Gordon discusses how she bounced back after an emergency airplane landing. [..]
In his failed quest for special treatment on financial regulation, the prime minister has taken Britain out of the room where decisions on the future of Europe will be shaped. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.75
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $101.83
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $75.01
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.41
- 1 CHF = 6.7274 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.1538 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9142 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.372 CNY
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