Days of the Week

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Can you name the day of the week that is described below?

Updated Aug 13, 2012

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DescriptionDay
Day originally named for the Norse god, Odin
Dies Mercurii or ''Day of Mercury'' in Latin
''Ruby _____'' (Rolling Stones)
A large majority of UK football league games are played on this day
In the US, Martin Luther King Day falls on this day in the third week of January
Day named for the Old Norse god Thor, or Thunor, in most Germanic languages
Dies Martis or ''Day of Mars'' in Latin
The second day of the calendar week in such countries as the US, Canada, and Japan
''Sweet _____'' (John Steinbeck novel)
Day shares a name with a member of ''The Addams Family''
Called ''Lördag'' (Bath Day) in Scandinavian countries, from the Viking practice of bathing on this day
Oliver Stone film ''Any Given _____''
Day called Guruvaar in the Hindu religion; named for Jupiter, the largest of planets
Mardi Gras occurs on this day
''Cyber _____'': Online shopping day that follows Thanksgiving weekend (US)
Super Bowl _____
Comic cat Garfield's most hated day
The Jewish Sabbath begins at sunset on this day
DescriptionDay
The first day of the week on traditional Hebrew, Christian, and Islamic calendars
Traditionally, Roman Catholics were to refrain from eating meat (except for fish) on this day
''_____'s Child'' (song by both The Chameleons and David Bowie)
''Ash _____''; occurs 46 days before Easter
1940 screwball comedy ''His Girl _____''
Due to a small statistical anomaly in the Gregorian Calendar, the 13th of any month is slightly more likely to fall on this day than any of the other six
Day for national elections in the United States
Official day of rest in Israel, and only day in New Zealand on which elections can be held
Idiom referring to one who drives slowly or leisurely, as if sightseeing: ''_____ driver''
''_____ Bloody _____'' (U2 song)
''Manic _____'' (The Bangles)
''Maundy _____''; Christian holy day marking the Last Supper
Sometimes referred to as ''hump day'' in American English slang
''_____ Night Live''
Day named for the planet Saturn
Rebecca Black song or Ice Cube film
Day of the September 11th attacks

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