Tuesday 31 January 2012
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele.
Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Shadows In Flight by Orson Scott Card was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les hommes de l'ombre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Cars: Hit the Road or Kinect Star Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 January 2012
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Which were the important events of 31 January 2012 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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- The People's Republic of China claims that 29 Chinese citizens abducted while working on a construction project in the Sudan are still missing. (AP via ABC News America)
- Taliban insurgents attack a Pakistani military post in Jogi with the Pakistani Army suffering seven casualties and another 10 soldiers killed. (AFP via Google News)
- An Afghan woman was killed by her husband and mother-in-law 3 months after giving birth to her third daughter after not producing a son. (''New York Times'')
- Six aid workers are kidnapped in Yemen's Al Mahwit Governorate. (CNN)
- Former Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Fred Goodwin loses his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II as a result of the near collapse of the bank in 2008. (BBC)
- A search continues off Turkey's Black Sea coast for eight missing crew members of the Cambodia-flagged freighter the Vera. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
- Italian divers end their search for victims in the Costa Concordia disaster in the underwater section of the wreck. (BBC)
- The Alaska Volcano Observatory raises its alert warning for the Cleveland Volcano after it starts forming a new lava dome indicating that the mountain could explode. (AP)
- 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League calls on the United Nations Security Council to back its proposal for the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad to hand over power to his deputy and prepare for elections. (Reuters)
- The International Atomic Energy Agency gives its approval to nuclear reactor safety checks made by Japan. (Al Jazeera)
- China tightens control of monasteries and on main roads in Tibet following deadly protests in the region. (''Indian Express'')
- Voters in the US state of Florida go to the polls for a Republican primary with Mitt Romney projected to win. (ReuterS)
- The Cabinet of Japan approves a bill to put a 40-year cap on the life of nuclear reactors following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. (AP)
- The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu comfortably wins a leadership election for the Likud Party defeating Moshe Feiglin. (''Jerusalem Post'')
- Democratic Party candidate Suzanne Bonamici wins a special election to represent the 1st congressional district of Oregon in the United States House of Representatives. (''The Oregonian'' via OregonLive)
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Sport Games on 31 January 2012
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Derby : 3 - 2
- Blackpool - Coventry : 2 - 1
- Crystal Palace - Brighton : 1 - 1
- Hull - Doncaster : 0 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Alloa - Peterhead : 3 - 1
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Charlton - Bury : 1 - 1
- Milton Keynes Dons - Sheffield Weds : 1 - 1
- Walsall - Notts County : 0 - 1
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Southend - Swindon : 1 - 4
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
- I Do - Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
- The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
- Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
- Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
- Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
- We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
- Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
- Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
- Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Me Gustas Tanto - Paulina Rubio
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
- These Days - Foo Fighters
- Face To The Floor - Chevelle
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
- Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out
- Bully - Shinedown
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.45
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $115.68
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $77.64
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.19
- 1 CHF = 6.8474 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.2816 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9178 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.691 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?