Sunday 25 December 2011, Christmas
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 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 Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked or Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 December 2011
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Which were the important events of 25 December 2011 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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- The Sudanese People's Armed Forces claim that the leader of the Justice and Equality Movement in Darfur, Khalil Ibrahim, has been killed. (Xinhua)
- At least 39 people are killed and many injured in a series of attacks against churches in Nigeria during Christmas prayers. The Islamic group Boko Haram claims responsibility. (''USA Today'')
- The Syrian opposition urge the Arab League to visit the city of Homs before the government reportedly uses force to end dissent in the area. (Al Jazeera)
- Pope Benedict XVI delivers the annual Christmas message at Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City. (CNN)
- At least 38 migrants from Haiti are found dead after their boat sank off the east coast of Cuba. (Al Jazeera)
- State Emergency Service volunteers respond to more than 3000 calls for help after Melbourne, Australia is hit by a series of storms bringing rainstorms, hail and a tornado. (''The Australian'')
- Faezeh Hashemi, the daughter of former President of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, stands trial on charges of making anti-regime propaganda. (Yahoo Maktoob)
- The warmest temperature ever recorded at the South Pole is set with a top of -12.3°C set at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station. (Weather Underground)
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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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