Tuesday 29 March 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 29, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa.
Soul Surfer, directed by Sean McNamara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Babysitter's a Vampire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akimi Village or Bionic Commando Rearmed 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 March 2011
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Which were the important events of 29 March 2011 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
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- Angelo de Sousa: Portuguese painter and sculptor (Born 1938).
- Arab Spring:
- 2011 Syrian protests
- Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, accepts the resignation of the country's government, following two weeks of anti-government protests that have gripped Syria. However Muhammad Naji al-Otari, the resigning prime minister will continue to serve as caretaker Prime Minister. (SBS World News)
- 2011 Libyan civil war
- Sweden, a non-NATO member, adds eight JAS Gripen jetfighters to the international Libyan no-fly zone. (DU)
- Gaddafi forces push back rebels who were gathered east of Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte. (''Haaretz'')
- An international conference takes place in London, England, to discuss the military action and future of Libya. (BBC)
- Coalition forces bomb missile dumps in Tripoli. (CBS)
- 2011 Bahraini protests
- Bahrain's parliament accepts the resignations of 11 out of 18 Al-Wefaq MPs who stepped down on February 14, 2011 in protest at violence against pro-democracy demonstrators. (Bahrain News Agency)
- 2011 Omani protests
- Authorities in Oman arrest some protesters and clear blockades in the city of Sohar. (UPI)
- 2010-2011 Ivorian crisis:
- Fighters backing internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara launch a ampquotgeneral offensiveampquot in the west, centre-west and east of Ivory Coast. (France 24)
- The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, James Bullard, says that the continued purchase of U.S. Treasuries by the Federal Reserve is ampquotfeeding the fireampquot of inflation, and should be tapered off. (Reuters)
- GE Energy To Buy 90% Stake In Converteam For $3.2Billion (WSJ)
- Around 4,000 bodies of people who died in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture remain unidentified. (Kyodo)
- North Korea is reported to be on a state of high alert for radiation from the Fukushima I accidents. (''Sydney Telegraph'')
- Nine hospital patients in the US state of Alabama die after being treated with Intravenous therapy feeding bags with the manufacturer withdrawing the product. (AP via ''Montgomery Advertiser'')
- Local residents on Italy's southern islands protest over the arrival of more migrants from North Africa on boats. (AFP via Google News)
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Sport Games on 29 March 2011
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Altrincham - Southport : 1 - 1
- Crawley Town - Mansfield : 2 - 0
- Grimsby - Darlington : 0 - 1
- Luton - Barrow : 0 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Cowdenbeath - Falkirk : 0 - 0
- Ross County - Dunfermline : 0 - 1
- Stirling - Queen of Sth : 0 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brechin - Alloa : 3 - 2
- East Fife - Ayr : 3 - 2
- Forfar - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 2
- Livingston - Peterhead : 5 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Annan Athletic - Clyde : 0 - 2
- Berwick - Stranraer : 3 - 3
- Queens Park - Montrose : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
- Love Faces - Trey Songz
- 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
- All Of The Lights - Kanye West
- Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
- Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
- Down On Me - Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent
- No BS - Chris Brown
- Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
Top #10 Latin songs
- Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Violento - Gracias A Dios
- El Padrino - Joan Sebastian
- Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
- The Cave - Mumford & Sons
- Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me
- Country Song - Seether
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?