Tuesday 20 December 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Koa Egan .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna.
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bang Bang Racing or Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 December 2011
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Koa Egan: Irish noted family member, the eldest child of Irish musician Kian Egan and his English actress wife Jodi Albert.
- Syria says it will execute anyone who participates in ampquotterrorist actsampquot, under a new law. (CNN)
- Chinese police beat protesters and fire tear gas after demonstrators storm government buildings in Haimen (70km NNW from Shanghai), in protest against a local 'polluting' coal-powered electricity generation plant. (AFP via Google)
- Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna condemns a court case in Russia that could see the ''Bhagavad Gita As It Is'' holy book banned there. (''The Statesman'')
- The death toll from Tropical Storm Washi in the Philippines rises to nearly 1,000. (CBC)
- A Socata TBM-700 small plane crashes onto Interstate 287 in Northern New Jersey, killing 5. (''New York Times'')
- Diplomats from the European Union, Non-aligned Movement and the Arab States Group on the UN Security Council criticise Israeli settlement activities in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
- Former ''Daily Mirror'' editor Piers Morgan appears before the Leveson Inquiry via videolink from the United States to deny knowledge of hacking at the paper. (BBC)
- Death of Kim Jong-il:
- The body of Kim Jong-il lies in state at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang. (Al Jazeera)
- Villagers rebelling in village of Wukan in southern China, say they will hold talks with the government and demand concessions in return for calling off a march. (Reuters)
- Joseph Kabila is sworn in as President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, despite the presidency being contested by opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. (ABC)
- Thousands of Egyptian women demonstrate against abuses by military police. (''New York Times'')
- Worldwide controversy erupts over a plan by Dutch scientists to publish findings relating to the development of a mutated strain of H5N1, that could potentially cause a worldwide pandemic that could kill millions. Bioterrorism watchdogs also express immense concern over the development of the virus (which is presently stored in Erasmus MC, Rotterdam). (FOX News)
- Two Earth-sized planets, Kepler-20e and Kepler-20d, are found orbiting a star 950 light-years away from Earth. ( (''Wall Street Journal''))
- The National Collegiate Athletic Association announces that it is penalizing the Ohio State Buckeyes football program with a one-year bowl game ban, among other penalties, as a result of a scandal at the program. Former head coach Jim Tressel is given a 5-year show-cause penalty as well. (ESPN)
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Sport Games on 20 December 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Cagliari - Milan : 0 - 2
- Siena - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Nantes : 0 - 2
- Angers - Metz : 2 - 0
- Arles - Istres : 1 - 5
- Bastia - Tours : 4 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Nancy - Marseille : 1 - 3
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Hayes & Yeading - Fleetwood Town : 1 - 3
Planetary positions on this day
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Headlines - Drake
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- 5 O'Clock - T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
- You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
Top #10 Latin songs
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
- Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
- Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Para No Perderte - Espinoza Paz
- Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.09
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.35
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.22
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.53
- 1 CHF = 6.8131 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.1626 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9042 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.398 CNY
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