Monday January 24, 2011
US date format: 1/24/2011, UK date format: 24/1/2011
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 January people in US were listening to Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears.
Red State, directed by Kevin Smith, 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 The Green Hornet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1000 Heroz or The Big Ben Burglary.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 2011?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- At least 35 died and 180 injured in a bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
- 37 people are killed and more than 180 others wounded in a bombing at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia.ref name=quotFerris-Rotmanquot
- New interviews are released containing statements from former Israeli soldiers who claim they were told to ampquotcleanse the neighbourhoods, the buildings, the areaampquot and that the offensive should be disproportionate, with tank operators being told to shell any car that comes near them during the War on Gaza. The Telegraph)
- Rebels in the Philippines kill five policemen in the first attack since an agreement to restart peace talks. (Al Jazeera) (Philippine Star)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 2011?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Trey Songz - Can't Be Friends
- Rihanna Featuring Drake - What's My Name?
- Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele - Aston Martin Music
- Chris Brown - No BS
- Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale - No Hands
- Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
- Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake - Fall For Your Type
- Lloyd - Lay It Down
- Twista Featuring Chris Brown - Make A Movie
- Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
Sport Games on January 24, 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Hercules : 3 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Bolton - Chelsea : 0 - 4
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Triestina - Novara : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- An Irreverent Campaign From Bon Appétit An new campaign for Bon Appétit will carry an assertive theme, “Bite me,” that may topple some chefs’ toques. [..]
- Despite Distinctions, Los Angeles Times Loses Standing at Home The paper maintains 13 foreign bureaus and is a front-runner for a Pulitzer Prize this year, but its weekday circulation has been nearly halved since 2000. [..]
- See all financial news of January 24, 2011
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.85
- Apple AAPL: opens at $326.87
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.02
- General Electric GE: opens at $19.93
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $155.42
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