Thursday 26 January 2012
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna.
Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lyons Den.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Closure or Diamond Trust of London.
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- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
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- Tuareg Rebellion (2011–present): Tuareg rebels capture the fourth Malian town in a week. (Al Jazeera)
- Papua New Guinea constitutional crisis: Soldiers supporting former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Michael Somare stage a mutiny in Port Moresby. PNG Brigadier General Francis Agwi is said to be under house arrest. (ABC News)
- The United Nations says detainees from Libya's civil war are being tortured. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League calls on the United Nations Security Council to back its plan to end the violence in Syria. (BBC)
- Illumina a U.S. based gene sequencing company, adopts a poison pill strategy to defend its independence against a hostile bid by Roche Holding. (Reuters)
- Three people are killed and 16 missing after three office buildings collapse in Cinelândia square in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- Security escort Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott from a restaurant in Canberra after indigenous protesters surrounded the building on Australia Day in response to comments made by Abbott. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
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