Wednesday 23 March 2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 23, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa.
Blackthorn, directed by Mateo Gil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Babysitter's a Vampire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bit.Trip Complete or Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 March 2011
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Which were the important events of 23 March 2011 ?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
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- Elizabeth Taylor: British-American actress, born in London to American parents residing in Britain.
- Spain bans the new Basque nationalist political party Sortu. (Wall Street Journal)
- 2011 Syrian protests
- Syrian forces kill at least four people at the Omari Mosque in the southern Syrian city of Deraa following days of protest against the Ba'ath Party. (BBC)
- The government fires the governor of Daraa province. (CNN)
- 2011 Libyan civil war
- Kuwait and Jordan provide logistics, and Turkey adds five ships and a submarine to the military intervention in Libya. (France24)
- Libyan forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi continue to attack the cities of Ajdabiya, Misrata and Zintan despite the western intervention. (''The Guardian'')
- Air Vice Marshal Greg Bagwell of the British Royal Air Force claims that the Libyan Air Force ampquotno longer exists as a fighting forceampquot. (CBS News)
- 2011 Yemeni protests
- The President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh offers to stand down by the end of the year and warns of a ampquotcivil warampquot as 2011 Yemeni protests continue. (CNN)
- The Parliament of Yemen passes emergency laws giving broader powers of arrest to the Government. (''The Guardian'')
- Islamic Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip fire ten mortars at the Eshkol, Sha'ar Hanegev region, and Grad rockets at the Israeli cities of Ashkelon and Beersheba one person is injured in Beersheba. (''The Australian'')
- An explosive device which was placed in a suitcase on the sidewalk exploded next to bus number 74 near the Jerusalem International Convention Center complex. A woman is killed in the explosion and at least 50 people are injured. (''The Australian'')
- The Chinese yuan reaches a record level against the US dollar. (BBC)
- A U.S. federal court judge dismisses part of a lawsuit brought by Lions Gate Entertainment against its shareholder, Carl Icahn, holding that Icahn had met certain statutory disclosure requirements. (Reuters)
- The Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan instructs the Governor of Fukushima Prefecture Yūhei Satō to advise residents to avoid eating leafy vegetables, due to the Fukushima I nuclear accidents. (Kyodo News)
- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks says levels of radioactive iodine in city tap water are two times the recommended limit for infants. (NZ Stuff)
- Roberto Maroni, the Italian Minister of the Interior, flies to Tunis to discuss stopping the flow of Tunisian immigrants to the small island of Lampedusa following the Tunisian Revolution. (BBC)
- An Egyptian committee set up to investigate violence during demonstrations that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak has charged him and the interior minister with the intentional murder of protesters. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
- Moriarty Tribunal:
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- Love Faces - Trey Songz
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
- All Of The Lights - Kanye West
- Down On Me - Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent
- Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
- No BS - Chris Brown
- You Be Killin Em - Fabolous
Top #10 Latin songs
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Violento - Gracias A Dios
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
- The Cave - Mumford & Sons
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Neon Trees - Animal
- Welcome To The Family - Avenged Sevenfold
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.32
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.50
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $80.86
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.54
- 1 CHF = 7.2183 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.683 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9242 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.644 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?