March 2011 calendar

March 2011

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 2011.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 2011: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2011?


  • 01 Mar 2011 2011 Iranian protests: Tear gas is fired on anti-government demonstrators during clashes in the capital Tehran. (BBC) (AFP via Google News)
  • 02 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan civil war
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  • 06 Mar 2011 Following rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip on southern Israel, Israeli air force planes bomb Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip. (Ynet) (Xinhua) (Al Jazeera)
  • 07 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan civil war
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  • 09 Mar 2011 Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
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  • 11 Mar 2011 An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
  • 12 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • 13 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 14 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 15 Mar 2011 Arab Spring: Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain declares a three-month state of emergency as troops from the Gulf Co-operation Council are sent to quell the civil unrest.ref name=quotBBCBahr15Marquot
  • 16 Mar 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 17 Mar 2011 Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: The United Nations Security Council votes 10-0 to create a no-fly zone over Libya in response to allegations of government aggression against civilians.
  • 18 Mar 2011 Response to Datta Khel airstrike:
  • 19 Mar 2011 Libyan Uprising: A coalition of countries intervene and commence military action in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1973.
  • 20 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 21 Mar 2011 The King of Bahrain Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa claims that the 2011 Bahraini protests were a foreign plot defeated by the intervention of forces from neighbors Saudi Arabia and the UAE of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf's Peninsula Shield Force. (Reuters)
  • 22 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • 23 Mar 2011 2011 Syrian protests
  • 24 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 25 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 26 Mar 2011 March for the Alternative in London as around 400,000 people march against british government spending cuts and participate in direct action against tax avoiding companies.
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  • 30 Mar 2011 India beats Pakistan by 29 runs in the Semi Finals of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup in Mohali.
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Which were the top hits in March 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Born This Way
  2. - F**K You (Forget You)
  3. - E.T.
  4. - Grenadeyoutube
  5. - S&M


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 2011

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro

Kill the Irishman

Kill the Irishman

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Sean McNamara

Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood

Attack the Block

Attack the Block

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Joe Cornish

Starring: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones


Which were the most popular books released in March 2011?
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River Marked by Patricia Briggs

River Marked


Being a different breed of shapeshifter-a walker-Mercy Thompson can see ghosts, but the spirit of her long-gone father has never visited her.

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife


A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

Room by Emma Donoghue



NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the