Thursday 29 December 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 29, 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.
The Devil Inside, directed by William Brent Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Zero Day by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Layover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing APOX or Battle Nations.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 2011 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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- Samoa and Tokelau move from east to west of the International Date Line, thereby skipping December 30, in order to align their time zones better with their main trading partners.ref name=quotwashi officialquot
- 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 10 people are killed in clashes in the city of Homs as Arab League monitors continue their inspection of Syria's conflict zones. (BBC)
- Seven kidnappers are killed and two hostages rescued in a police raid in China's Xinjiang Province, according to state media. One police officer was also reportedly killed. (Reuters)
- Turkish warplanes launch airstrikes aimed at Kurdish militants, accidentally killing 35 smugglers that were suspected as guerillas. (MSNBC)
- 2011 Egyptian revolution: Egyptian security forces storm the offices of non-governmental organisations across the country. (Al Jazeera)
- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg states that there is 'no chance' that the National September 11 Museum will open on time (September 11, 2012), due to a financial dispute. (MSNBC)
- The United States sells 84 F-15 fighter jets to Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
- At least 14 people die in a multi-vehicle accident on the Pan American Highway on the outskirts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas. (''El Universal'')
- Mount Cleveland, a volcano in the U.S. state of Alaska, erupts, causing an air traffic alert to be issued. (Reuters)
- A Russian nuclear submarine, the K-84 ''Ekaterinburg'', is forced to partially submerge itself at a shipyard in Murmansk to douse a blaze on its hull. No radiation leaks are reported. (Reuters)
- Kim Jong-un is acknowledged as the Supreme Leader of North Korea at the conclusion of a state funeral for his father. (AP via MSNBC)
- Around 500 people protest in the Russian capital Moscow against the detention of opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov. (''The Guardian'')
- General elections take place in Jamaica, with preliminary results showing the Opposition People's National Party led by Portia Simpson Miller in a winning position. (BBC)
- The Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Parliament of India, adjourns for the year without voting on the Lokpal anti-corruption bill advocated by Anna Hazare and his followers. (Reuters)
- Poland announces an amnesty for illegal immigrants from January 1, 2012. (Reuters)
- Rosman García, a Venezuelan former relief pitcher who played for the Texas Rangers during the 2003–2004 baseball seasons, is killed in a car crash in Valencia, Venezuela.
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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
- Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Headlines - Drake
- Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
- 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
- Ayer - Enrique Iglesias
- Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
- Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
- LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Face To The Floor - Chevelle
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- These Days - Foo Fighters
- Tonight - Seether
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
- Buried Alive - Avenged Sevenfold
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- United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.37
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.13
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- 1 AUD = 6.408 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?