Wednesday December 21, 2011
US date format: 12/21/2011, UK date format: 21/12/2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 21, 2011). 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 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 movie released in 2011
while Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman was one of the best selling book.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1000 Heroz or Army Corps of Hell.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 21, 2011?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- 2011 Syrian uprising: Syria's opposition urge the United Nations and Arab League to hold emergency meetings after an alleged massacre took place in the northwest of the country, before Arab League monitors enter the country. (''Straits Times'')
- 2011 Yemeni uprising: Thousands of Yemeni protesters march from the city of Taez to the capital Sana'a to demand a trial for outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh for alleged crimes against anti-government protesters. (''Khaleej Times'')
- Two former Rwandan politicians of the National Republican Movement for Democracy and Development partyndashMathieu Ngirumpatse and Édouard Karemerandashare jailed for their role in the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. (Al Jazeera)
- The Japanese media reports that prosecutors are raiding the offices of Olympus Corporation over an accounting scandal. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Jay Z Kanye West - Ni**as in Paris
- Wale Featuring Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb
- Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000 - Party
- Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj - Dance (A$$)
- Lil Wayne Featuring Drake - She Will
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Romeo Santos Featuring Usher - Promise
- Mana Featuring Prince Royce - El Verdadero Amor Perdona
- Daddy Yankee - Lovumba (Prestige)
- Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Te Quiero A Morir
- Pesado - El Mil Amores
Sport Games on December 21, 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Cesena : 4 - 1
- Bologna - Roma : 0 - 2
- Inter - Lecce : 4 - 1
- Lazio - Chievo : 0 - 0
- Napoli - Genoa : 6 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Dijon : 2 - 2
- Evian Thonon Gaillard - Montpellier : 4 - 2
- Lille - Nice : 4 - 4
- Lorient - Caen : 0 - 0
- Rennes - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aston Villa - Arsenal : 1 - 2
- Everton - Swansea : 1 - 0
- Fulham - Man United : 0 - 5
- Man City - Stoke : 3 - 0
- Newcastle - West Brom : 2 - 3
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Antalyaspor - Fenerbahce : 0 - 0
- Galatasaray - Manisaspor : 1 - 0
- Kayserispor - Ankaragucu : 3 - 0
- Mersin Idman Yurdu - Eskisehirspor : 0 - 0
- Sivasspor - Samsunspor : 3 - 2
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- A Bundle of Potential in a Ball The Sphero, produced by Orbotix, is a remote-controlled ball stuffed with miniature technology and five free apps. [..]
- Internet Poker Operator Admits Deceit Brent Beckley pleads guilty to a criminal charge related to breaking Internet gambling laws in connection with Absolute Poker, company he co-founded; 12 people have been charged in the case involving three of the largest Internet poker companies, Absolute Poker, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars. [..]
- See all financial news of December 21st, 2011
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.02
- Apple AAPL: opens at $396.69
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.01
- General Electric GE: opens at $17.32
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $183.22
- 1 USD = 78.05 JPY
- 1 USD = 1.0258 CAD
- 1 USD = 0.9355 CHF
- 1 USD = 6.3389 CNY
- 1 EUR = 101.84 JPY
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 21, 2011?
On December 21, 2011 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 21, 2011?
On December 21, 2011 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 21, 2011?
On December 21, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 21, 2011?
On December 21, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 21, 2011?
On December 21, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.