Saturday 26 February 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa.
Chalet Girl, directed by Phil Traill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Alone by Lisa Gardner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digimon Fusion or Bag It!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 February 2011
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Which were the important events of 26 February 2011 ?
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
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- 2011 Libyan civil war
- Internal and international pressure continues on leader Muammar Gaddafi to stand down from power. (Al Jazeera)
- Saif al-Islam Gaddafi tells Al-Arabiya television that the unrest in Libya opens up all options including civil war. (''The Guardian'')
- Reuters reports that Libyan Interim Government led by the former justice minister Mustafa Abdul Jalil has been formed in Benghazi. (Al Jazeera)
- An oil refinery in Baiji, Iraq, is bombed, resulting in its closure. (Reuters)
- 2011 Croatian protests:
- Tens of thousands of protesters meet in the Croatian capital Zagreb's Ban Jelačić Square to express their support for indicted Croatian War of Independence veterans and ask Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor's government to resign. (Jutarnji list)
- Several dozen of people are injured and arrested as anti-government protests degenerated into clashes with police. (France24)
- 2011 Canterbury earthquake
- The death toll from the earthquake in New Zealand rises to 144 and there is great concern about 200 more people missing. (TV New Zealand)
- The United Nations Security Council, after the defected Libyan Ambassador to the UN Abdel Rahman Mohamed Shalgam's appeal to act against Muammar Gaddafi's regime escalating violence, being used to crackdown the 2011 Libyan civil war, and following propositions by France, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States, adopts resolution 1970, (UN Multimedia). ampquotAll necessary meansampquot enforcement of said resolution, and imposition of a ampquotNo-fly zoneampquot over Libya are rejected.
- 2011 Iraqi protests
- Hundreds of Iraqi journalists, artists, and intellectuals are arrested the day following the country's ampquotDay of Rageampquot protest, which resulted in at least twenty-nine deaths throughout the country. (Washington Post)
- A South Korean man dies after explosives he bought to tie to his body detonated. (''Straits Times'')
- A Brazilian judge blocks construction of the Belo Monte Dam on the Amazon Basin after it fails to meet environmental requirements. (''The Guardian'')
- A Mexican judge authorises 40 days of detention for an alleged member of the Zetas drug cartel suspected in the killing of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- The votes are counted, with exit polls predicting Fine Gael and the Labour Party to do well while the ruling Fianna Fáil is expected to do poorly. (''The Irish Times'')
- Paul Gogarty of the Green Party is the first to concede defeat via Twitter. (''The Irish Times'')
- Outgoing Tánaiste Mary Coughlan becomes the biggest loser of the Fianna Fáil meltdown, as her seat in the Donegal South–West constituency goes to Independent Thomas Pringle. (''Irish Examiner'')
- Independent long-serving outgoing Senator Shane Ross tops the poll in the Dublin South constituency. (''The Irish Times'')
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Sport Games on 26 February 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Juventus - Bologna : 0 - 2
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Standard - Mechelen : 3 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Dortmund : 1 - 3
- FC Koln - Freiburg : 1 - 0
- Hoffenheim - Mainz : 1 - 2
- Kaiserslautern - Hamburg : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - Hertha : 0 - 5
- Bielefeld - Paderborn : 1 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
- Love Faces - Trey Songz
- Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
- No BS - Chris Brown
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
- What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
- No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
- Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
Top #10 Latin songs
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu - Ricky Martin Featuring Natalia Jimenez
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Sing - My Chemical Romance
- Isolation - Alter Bridge
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
- Welcome To The Family - Avenged Sevenfold
- Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
- The Animal - Disturbed
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