Saturday 16 April 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 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 Toys by James Patterson, Neil McMahon 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 Army of Darkness: Defense or Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 April 2011
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Which were the important events of 16 April 2011 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
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- Burkina Faso unrest
- Hundreds of traders in Burkina Faso set fire to the ruling Congress for Democracy and Progress headquarters and ransack other government buildings, after mutinous soldiers looted their shops. (Al Jazeera)
- The capital Ouagadougou is placed under curfew. (BBC)
- Second Ivorian Civil War: Ivorian Popular Front, the party of ousted Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, calls upon its supporters to end the unrest in the country after his arrest. (AFP via Google News)
- Arab Spring
- 2011 Syrian protests
- President Bashar al-Assad announces that the 48-year old state of emergency law will be lifted next week. (Al Jazeera)
- Pro-democracy protests continue in Syria. (''The Guardian'')
- 2011 Libyan civil war
- Fighting intensifies in the western city of Misrata. (BBC)
- Rebel forces advance towards the oil town of Brega. (''Times of India'')
- 2011 Iranian protests
- One person is killed in a second day of clashes between protesters and security forces in Ahvaz, western Iran. (Al Arabiya)
- 2011 Jordanian protests
- 70 Islamists are arrested after clashes with pro-monarchy groups in Zarqa and Rassifeh, Jordan. (Al Arabiya)
- Philippine Army soldiers kill two Abu Sayyaf fighters in Al-Barka, Basilan. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
- Insurgency in Laos: A human rights group accuses Laos and Vietnam of killing four Hmong Christians. (''Straits Times'')
- Tornadoes kill several people in the US states of North Carolina and South Carolina with storms killing at least 20 people in the southern United States over the past few days. (Reuters)
- A United Nations expert panel finds ampquotcredible allegationsampquot which, if proven, indicate that war crimes and crimes against humanity were committed both by the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE in the final stages of the Sri Lankan Civil War. (AFP/France 24)
- Mexican authorities announce the arrest of Los Zetas Cartel leader Martin Omar Estrada ampquotEl Kiloampquot Luna. (CNN)
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Sport Games on 16 April 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Milan - Sampdoria : 3 - 0
- Parma - Inter : 2 - 0
- Roma - Palermo : 2 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Stuttgart : 1 - 3
- Hamburg - Hannover : 0 - 0
- Hoffenheim - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 0
- Kaiserslautern - Nurnberg : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Duisburg : 3 - 1
- Hertha - Osnabruck : 4 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Almeria - Valencia : 0 - 3
- Getafe - Sevilla : 1 - 0
- Malaga - Mallorca : 3 - 0
- Real Madrid - Barcelona : 1 - 1
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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
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