Thursday 15 December 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 15, 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 The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Zombies Must Die! or Batman: Arkham City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- The United States formally declares an end to the Iraq War. While this ends the insurgency it begins another.
- Russia circulates a draft resolution condemning the violence in Syria. (Al Jazeera)
- The 2010 United States Census shows 1 in 2 people are classified as low-income or poor. (CBS News)
- A truck drives into a restaurant in Ningxia, China, killing seven people. (''China Daily'')
- Police in Bahrain detain prominent blogger Zainab Alkhawaja during a protest near the capital Manama. (BBC)
- The United Nations calls for the protection of LGBT rights worldwide, in its first report on the issue. (Reuters)
- Former President of France Jacques Chirac is found guilty of embezzlement and violating trust due to his hiring members of his party to fill non-existent jobs while Mayor of Paris. (France 24)
- Former editor of ''The Sun'' and the ''News of the World'' Piers Morgan is called to give evidence before the Leveson Inquiry, and will appear next week. (''The Guardian'')
- A French court convicts Venezuela-born terrorist Carlos the Jackal of organising four deadly attacks in the 1980s. (AP via Google)
- A by-election is held in the UK constituency of Feltham and Heston following the death of Labour's Alan Keen. (BBC)
- Negotiators from the United States Senate and House of Representatives reach a budget agreement. (''Washington Post'')
- The US National Institutes of Health places a temporary moratorium on new studies using chimpanzees in response to a report that claims nearly all medical research on the animals is scientifically unjustified. (''Washington Post'')
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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
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
European Central Bank confirms French economist Benoit Coeure to the board; he says bank may have to step up bond purchases. [..]
Markets fall on euro zone debt fears; Dow Jones industrial average falls 131.46 points, or 1.10 percent, to 11,823.48; Standard & Poor's 500-stock index falls 13.91 points, or 1.13 percent, to 1,211.82; Nasdaq composite index falls 39.96 points, or 1.55 percent, to 2,539.31. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.00
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.00
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.60
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $26.64
- 1 CHF = 6.7426 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.1309 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9084 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.302 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?