Wednesday 21 December 2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 21, 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.
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cubixx HD or Battlefield Play4Free.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 December 2011
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- 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.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 21 December
- 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)
- The death toll from flooding in the Philippines caused by Tropical Storm Washi reaches 1,002 and is set to rise further. (AP via ABC News America)
- Health authorities in Hong Kong start slaughtering 17,000 chickens after a carcass infected with bird flu H5N1 is found at a poultry market. (''New York Times'')
- An Indonesian ferry sinks off the coast of the Maluku Islands with 60 people missing. (AP via Salon)
- North Korea closes its border with China ahead of the funeral of former leader Kim Jong-il. (UPI)
- Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay agree to close their ports to ships flying the flag of the Falkland Islands at a Mercosur meeting Argentina and the United Kingdom both claim the islands. (Al Jazeera)
- Russian blogger Alexei Navalny and opposition leader Ilya Yashin are released. (RIA Novosti)
- Former ''Daily Mirror'' journalist James Hipwell tells the Leveson Inquiry that phone hacking was a ampquotbog standard journalistic toolampquot at the paper. (BBC)
- John Terry, the captain of the England football team. is to face criminal charges over allegations he used racist language towards a black player during a Premier League game. (BBC)
- Soyuz TMA-03M, launched from Baikonur, carries a crew of three men to the International Space Station. (ESA)
- A rebellion by villagers in Wukan, southern China, ends after authorities say they will release three protesters detained and agree to other demands. (''The Telegraph'')
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Sport Games on 21 December 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Cesena : 4 - 1
- Bologna - Roma : 0 - 2
- Inter - Lecce : 4 - 1
- Lazio - Chievo : 0 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Dijon : 2 - 2
- Evian Thonon Gaillard - Montpellier : 4 - 2
- Lille - Nice : 4 - 4
- Lorient - Caen : 0 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aston Villa - Arsenal : 1 - 2
- Everton - Swansea : 1 - 0
- Fulham - Man United : 0 - 5
- Man City - Stoke : 3 - 0
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Antalyaspor - Fenerbahce : 0 - 0
- Galatasaray - Manisaspor : 1 - 0
- Kayserispor - Ankaragucu : 3 - 0
- Mersin Idman Yurdu - Eskisehirspor : 0 - 0
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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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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?