Monday 7 June 2010
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to OMG by Usher.
The A-Team, directed by Joe Carnahan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
- Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
- Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
- Malta - Sette giugno - Riot in Malta that began the road to self government and then independence.
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2007)
- Colman, bishop of Dromore [BLS]
- Saint Godoald, bishop, confessor
- Norway - Union Dissolution Day, observing the 1905 decision to dissolve the Union between Sweden and Norway.
- Saint Maximinus, bishop of Aix, confessor
- Roman Empire - first day of the Vestalia (penus vestae) in honor of Vesta.
- Saint Robert, abbot of Chichester
- Blessed Robert, abbot of Newminster, Northumberland
- saint Servatius, bishop, confessor or martyr (Translation day)
- Blessed Paul, bishop of Constantinople, martyr
- Blessed Meriadec, bishop (of Vannes
- Blessed Godeschalc, prince of the Vandals, martyr
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop, confessor
- Blessed Anna of St. Bartholomaeus (died 1626)
- Blessed Willibald
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- The Israeli Navy kills four Palestinians wearing diving gear Israel says they were carrying weapons and planning an attack, off the coast of Gaza. (Aljazeera)
- Canadian poet Anne Michaels's novel ''Fugitive Pieces'' has been judged, by a panel of teenagers, the best Orange Prize for Fiction winner in its 15-year history. ''Fugitive Pieces'' won the Prize in 1997. (BBC)
- Chinese stock markets closed down Monday on weaker global recovery prospects. (Sina)
- A total of 172 people are killed in the floods caused by Tropical Storm Agatha that struck Guatemala. (Xinhua)
- At least 5 people are confirmed dead as tornados and storms batter the Midwest U.S. state of Ohio. (trend.az)
- At least three people die and 10 go missing during an explosion in a natural gas pipeline in Cleburne, Texas. (MSNBC)
- Two people die and 14 others are injured when a car ploughs into a crowd of spectators at a rally for World Environment Day in Gatsibo, Rwanda. (''Times Live'')
- Police say 55 bodies have been recovered so far from an abandoned mine in Guerrero, Mexico. (BBC)
- Polish officials say 6,000 Polish zloty were withdrawn using credit cards stolen from a passenger killed in the 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash near Smolensk. Poland says four soldiers have been arrested, while Russia denies this. (BBC)
- 9 passengers are injured and a train carriage left dangling over an embankment after a derailment in Scotland. (Sky News)
- The number of migrant workers who died or were injured at South Korea's workplaces has risen over the last three years to reach nearly 14,500. (Yonhap)
- The Cyprus-based Free Gaza Movement packs up and leaves Cyprus for London after the Cypriot government's decision to interfere with and disrupt last week's international aid flotilla. (Xinhua)
- Veteran American journalist Helen Thomas announces she is retiring, after apologizing for making remarks saying Jews should leave Israel and return to Europe are widely condemned in the United States. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- 13 executed in Iran's Qezel Hessar Prison. (fcnn)
- The main suspect in the murder of Stephany Flores Ramírez, Joran van der Sloot, confesses to her murder in Peru. (CNN)
- The Magistrate court in Bhopal, India convicts eight people, one posthumously, for their role in the Bhopal disaster industrial castastrophe 25 years ago in 1984. (Aljazeera)
- A Chubb Security security guard is shot dead in a gunfight after being ambushed by gunmen whilst delivering cash to a Bank in the Sydney CBD, Australia. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- 22-year-old U.S. Army intelligence analyst, SPC Bradley Manning, is named as the alleged source of the leak of the Collateral murder video, along with the Granai massacre video and other documents, said to be in the possession of Wikileaks. (BBC)
- Chancellor Angela Merkel agrees €80 billion of savings spread across four years with her coalition cabinet. (BBC)
- North Korea holds a rare second session of its parliament, with Choe Yong-rim appointed to replace Kim Yong-il as Premier. (Xinhua)
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