Thursday December 22, 2011
US date format: 12/22/2011, UK date format: 22/12/2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 22, 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 movies released in 2011
while Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies or Cannon Fodder 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 22, 2011?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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- At least 72 people are killed and 169 wounded in a series of 16 bombing attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, shortly after the final withdrawal of American forces from Iraq. (BBC) (CNN)
- The United States admits it was significantly responsible for an airstrike last month that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. (BBC)
- Killings and coverups are reported to be occurring in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (BBC)
- The first monitors from the Arab League arrive in Syria to assess the government's crack-down on anti-government demonstrations across the country. (PA)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 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 22, 2011
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Tottenham - Chelsea : 1 - 1
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Besiktas - Karabukspor : 1 - 0
- Gaziantepspor - Bursaspor : 2 - 2
- Genclerbirligi - Buyuksehyr : 4 - 0
- Trabzonspor - Orduspor : 4 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2011?
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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.56
- Apple AAPL: opens at $397.00
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.82
- General Electric GE: opens at $17.70
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $182.71
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- 1 USD = 0.936 CHF
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 22, 2011?
On December 22, 2011 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 22, 2011?
On December 22, 2011 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 22, 2011?
On December 22, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 22, 2011?
On December 22, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 22, 2011?
On December 22, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.