Friday January 20, 2012
US date format: 1/20/2012, UK date format: 20/1/2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna.
The Sessions, directed by Ben Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Boomerang by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les hommes de l'ombre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bravely Default or Ben 10: Omniverse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 20, 2012?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
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- 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: At least 10 people are killed in violence after Friday prayers. (CNN)
- AMISOM troops raid Islamist hideouts in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (AFP via Google News)
- Several people are killed in a series of bomb explosions in the city of Kano, Nigeria. (''Vanguard'')
- The United Nations says 120,000 people in South Sudan required aid amid tribal fighting. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 20, 2012?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Wale Featuring Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb
- Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj - Make Me Proud
- Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj - Dance (A$$)
- Jay Z Kanye West - Ni**as in Paris
- Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000 - Party
- Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj - You The Boss
- J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz - Can't Get Enough
- Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000 - I Do
- Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross - That Way
- Lil Wayne Featuring Drake - She Will
Top #5 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
- Foo Fighters - These Days
- Bush - The Sound Of Winter
- Chevelle - Face To The Floor
- Coldplay - Paradise
Sport Games on January 20, 2012
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Genk - St Truiden : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- M'gladbach - Bayern Munich : 3 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alcoyano - Almeria : 2 - 2
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Sampdoria - Livorno : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 20If January 20, 2012 is your birthday you're 8 years, 8 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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