Thursday 31 March 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 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 Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult 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 Deca Sports Extreme or The Adventures of Shuggy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 March 2011
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Which were the important events of 31 March 2011 ?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
- Saint Benjamin
- Blessed Hendrik Werner
- Saint Balbina of Rome
- New Jersey - Thomas Mundy Peterson Day.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 31 March
- Former British Labour MP Jim Devine is jailed for 16 months for fraudulently claiming £8,385 in expenses. (BBC)
- Arab Spring:
- 2011 Syrian protests:
- Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, authorises a review of emergency laws and an inquiry into the deaths of protesters. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa defects from the government and seeks refuge in the United Kingdom. (''Haaretz'')
- Fierce fighting takes place around the town of Brega. (Al Jazeera)
- U.S. President Obama is reported to have authorized covert support for Libyan rebels. (''Haaretz'')
- 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis:
- Disputed President Laurent Gbagbo's army chief Phillippe Mangou seeks refuge in the South African ambassador's home in Abidjan. (BBC)
- Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's internationally recognised President Alassane Ouattara seize further towns and move into the biggest city Abidjan. (CNN)
- '''James Franco''' appears on the ''Late Show with David Letterman'', speaking publicly for the first time about his hosting performance on the 83rd Academy Awards. (BBC News)
- Google agrees with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to have an independent privacy audit every couple of years as a result of problems with the Google Buzz social network. (BBC)
- The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner, says at a meeting in Nanjing, China that the ampquotmost important problemampquot in the world's monetary system is that some countries refuse to allow the free flow of the value of their currency. (Reuters)
- Nine people are killed after a train crashes into a minibus in Hanoi, Vietnam. (''Straits Times'')
- The death toll from flooding in Southern Thailand rises to thirteen. (Phuket Wan)
- Thousands of people are evacuated in Perlis, northern Malaysia, due to flooding. (Bernama)
- Radiation exceeding evacuation levels is found 40 kilometres from the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, outside the exclusion zone. (''Herald Sun'')
- Defense chiefs from ASEAN countries agree on information sharing at a conference in Indonesia. (''Jakarta Post'')
- The Gaddafi government in Libya asks former Nicaraguan foreign minister Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann to represent it in the United Nations. (AP via Yahoo News)
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $97.40
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $83.98
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.31
- 1 CHF = 7.1295 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.7519 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9464 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.765 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?