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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2011?


Events

  • 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)
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  • 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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Music charts

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 2011?
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Physics Of The Future by Michio Kaku

Physics Of The Future

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Space elevators. Internet-enabled contact lenses. Cars that fly by floating on magnetic fields. This is the stuff of science fiction—it’s also daily life in the year 2100.Renowned

Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult

Sing You Home

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Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen. In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into her career as a music therapist.

Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 by Mark Twain

Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

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"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away—to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help

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Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …

Room by Emma Donoghue

Room

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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.