Friday 23 December 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 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 The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beep or CardMon Hero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 2011 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
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- Police fire teargas in the southern Chinese town of Haimen, and state media air confessions from two detained activists amid a protest against a proposed new power plant. (Reuters)
- A Chinese court sentences dissident Chen Wei to nine years imprisonment for ampquotinciting subversion of state powerampquot, after he published essays online calling for multiparty democracy. (Radio Television Hong Kong)
- 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian state media report the deaths of at least 40 people in two car bombings in the capital Damascus. (BBC)
- 2011 Egyptian revolution: Activists gather in the Egyptian capital Cairo, calling for the end of the post-Hosni Mubarak military regime. (Al Jazeera)
- Three Somali aid workers are killed in central Somalia. (AP via Google)
- China Three Gorges Corp. wins a bid for its 21% stake in EDP-Energias de Portugal SA with an offer of €2.69 billion ($3.51 billion), in the first of a series of sales of state-owned assets under Portugal's austerity program. This is the first time a mainland Chinese firm has acquired a significant stake in a southern European company. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- A series of large aftershocks from the 22 February earthquake ndash the largest registering magnitude 6.0 ndash strike the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. (''New Zealand Herald'')
- North Korea says it will accept all South Korean delegations wishing to pay respects to the late leader Kim Jong-il. (BBC)
- World leaders attend the funeral of former Czech President and dissident Václav Havel. (CNN)
- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi registers her National League for Democracy party, and visits Burma's parliament for the first time. (''Hindustan Times'')
- Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ban the swearing-in ceremony for opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. (IOL)
- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is treated in hospital for a blocked coronary artery. (CNN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.93
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.58
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.74
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.91
- 1 CHF = 6.76 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.2157 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9176 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.436 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?