White House Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The White House is bathed in pink light in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Washington.
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak
The White House is bathed in pink light in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Washington.
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

NEW YORK (CBS) On Thursday night, the White House turned a different shade - pink.

The president's residence was alight in the hue to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Pictures: Think Pink 2010

And Washington isn't the only place thinking pink - around the world, landmarks are lighting up throughout the month. Others include the Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary; The Empire State Building in New York; and the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.