Friday 7 May 2010
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Nothin' On You by B.o.B..
Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 07 May
- Scientists conducting the Neanderthal genome project announce that they have sequenced enough of the Neanderthal genome to suggest that Neanderthals and humans may have interbred.ref name=quotPinkowskiquot
- Caroline Lucas becomes the first ever Green Party MP, having won the Brighton Pavilion constituency with a majority of 1,252. (BBC)
- Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg describes the election as a ampquotdisappointing nightampquot for his party, in his speech at the count for his Sheffield Hallam constituency.
- Two former Labour Home Secretaries, Charles Clarke (2004–2006) and Jacqui Smith (2007–2009, first woman in the post), lose their seats. (BBC)
- Peter Robinson, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Northern Ireland First Minister, loses the seat he has held for 31 years in Belfast East to Naomi Long of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland. (RTÉ)
- Gloria De Piero, the former GMTV newsreader, wins the Ashfield constituency for the Labour party with a majority of just 192. (BBC)
- 4 policemen are killed and another seriously injured when militants open fire in Pakistan's Mansehra district of North-West Frontier Province. (PTI)
- Dubai police name five new suspects in connection with the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in January, involving passports from Australia, Britain and France. An Israeli citizen, Zev Barkan, wanted by New Zealand since 2004 for passport fraud, may have used a New Zealand passport. (Xinhua)
- Dozens of people are reported dead or disappeared after a boat carrying 125 people capsizes in a river in Democratic Republic of the Congo. (AP)
- Thousands rally in Kathmandu and other cities against the six-day shut down of public transport, businesses and schools across Nepal by millions of the country's poor. (''The New York Times'')
- The death toll from Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in South Africa has risen to 17. (Xinhua)
- An appeals court in Lithuania overturns a ruling which had earlier, due to fears over homophobic violence, prevented the country's first gay pride parade going ahead in Vilnius tomorrow. (BBC)
- Lobbying for the role of Nigeria's new vice-president begins after Goodluck Jonathan's inauguration and Umaru Yar'Adua's death. (BBC)
- 5 insurgents and 2 soldiers die in a '''gunbattle''' between Islamic rebels and Indian security forces in Kashmir. (''Arab News'')
- 2 die and 2 are wounded in an attack on an aid vehicle near the village of Dembia in the Central African Republic. (IOL)
- 2 Egyptian peacekeepers are killed and 3 are injured by gunmen near Edd al-Fursan, South Darfur. (UN)
- Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou asks his executive committee to lift sanctions imposed on the Togo national football team following an attack on their team bus ahead of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. (BBC)
- A faction of the National League for Democracy in Burma forms its own political party to compete in elections, one day after the party disbanded. (''Arab News'')
- The head of Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission, Abdul Tejan-Cole, resigns. (BBC)
- Flights take to the skies again in Ireland following recent Icelandic volcanic disruption. (RTÉ)
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