Wednesday 3 November 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.
The Next Three Days, directed by Paul Haggis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book One by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 November 2010 ?
- St. Pirmin
- Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
- St. Winifred
- Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Vulganius
- St. Valentine & Hilary
- St. Valentinian
- St. Quaratus
- St. Martin de Porres
- St. Florus
- St. Domnus of Vienne
- St. Papulus
- St. Cristiolus
- Independence Day in Panama (1903, from Colombia), Dominica (1978, from Britain) and Federated States of Micronesia (1986, from France)
- St. Englatius
- R.C. Saints - November 3rd is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Acepsimas
- St. Germanus
- St. Guenhael
- St. Hermengaudis
- St. Hubert
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 03 November
- Viktor Chernomyrdin: Russian businessman and politician 30th Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2010).
- Jerry Bock: New Haven, Connecticut -- Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof).
- Jim Clench Canadian bassist (April Wine and Bachman: Turner Overdrive) (Born 1949).
- Greece suspends air mail deliveries after a series of parcel bombs are sent to foreign embassies and leaders. (''People's Daily'')
- At least 17 co-ordinated explosions across a widespread area of Baghdad kill 113 people and wound more than 271. (''Los Angeles Times'')
- The South Korean Navy fires warning shots at a North Korean fishing boat at the Northern Limit Line maritime border. (''Korea Times'')
- A Singapore court convicts British author Alan Shadrake of insulting the judicial system in his book ''Once a Jolly Hangman: Singapore Justice in the Dock''. (BBC)
- At least 25,000 students take to the streets of Dublin to protest against rising emigration, unemployment and an increase in university fees, in the largest such demonstration for a generation. (''University Observer'')
- The Government of Canada announces that it will block a $38.6bn hostile takeover bid by BHP Billiton for Potash Corporation. (BBC)
- The United States Federal Reserve announces its plan for further quantitative easing in a bid to ward off deflation. (CNN)
- The central bank of Iceland, i.e. the Sedlabanki, cuts its key interest rate to 5.50 percent, a somewhat deeper cut than had been expected. This is part of an ongoing policy of expanding the money supply in response to the crisis of 2008. (Reuters)
- Two people die and 50 are injured after a 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Central Serbia. (Forbes)
- A French court orders the extradition of Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana to stand trial at the International Criminal Court. (''The East African'')
- The United Nations schedules a new round of talks on the Western Sahara. (BBC)
- NATO's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is to visit Russia to discuss the European missile defence project with President Medvedev. (Xinhua)
- David Tamihere is granted parole after serving 20 years imprisonment for the 1989 murders of two Swedish backpackers in New Zealand. (''NZ Herald'')
- Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is to be hanged for murder today in Iran, according to the International Committee against Stoning. (''The Irish Times'')
- San Francisco passes a law banning McDonald's from giving free children's toys with unhealthy food. (Reuters)
- The United States Border Patrol finds a sophisticated tunnel between Tijuana in Mexico and Otay Mesa, California, used by drug smugglers. (Reuters)
- Constitutional referendum results in Niger show that 90% of voters approve a return to civilian rule from the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy military junta. (BBC)
- Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf dissolves her cabinet. (Reuters)
- A package addressed to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi bursts into flames at Bologna Airport during a police inspection. (Xinhua)
- Former Russian Premier and founder of Gazprom Viktor Chernomyrdin dies at 72. (''The New York Times'')
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