Tuesday 7 September 2010
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem.
The Town, directed by Ben Affleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
- Mozambique - Victory Day
- RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 07 September
- Israel begins military preparations in order to intercept a 20-ship flotilla due to set sail towards the Gaza Strip and break the Israeli blockade. A wide range of plans are being considered, including the possibility of stopping the flotilla far out at sea due to its sheer size. (Hurriyet)
- A car bomb attack on a Pakistan police headquarters in the city of Kohat kills at least 20 people and injures 50. (AFP via Google News)
- The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize is released with Peter Carey, Emma Donoghue, Andrea Levy, Howard Jacobson and Tom McCarthy in the running. (''The Guardian'')
- Mozambique announces it will reverse a rise in the price of bread that led to riots last week. (Al Jazeera)
- Current Barclays Capital chief Robert Diamond, one of the world's highest paid bankers, is to become chief executive of Barclays Bank plc succeeding the present incumbent John Varley next year. (BBC)
- Japan experiences its record-hottest summer. (Washington Post)
- Around 85 fires break out in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan, with at least 20 homes destroyed. Winds of 40 to 50 mph cause 113,000 customers to lose electricity. (WISN)
- Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, is denied parole by the New York State Division of Parole in the U.S.. (CNN)
- A curfew is imposed in parts of Srinagar following clashes. (samaylive)
- At least 50 people are arrested during pro-democracy protests in Swaziland. (BBC)
- United States Army General David Petraeus, the Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, condemns plans by a small Florida church to burn copies of the Koran on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks as inflammatory. (''New York Times'')
- 2010 Australian federal election
- Independent members of parliament Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott agree to support a Julia Gillard Australian Labor Party Government ensuring that Labor will be able to form a Government. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Bob Katter, an independent member of the Australian House of Representatives for Division of Kennedy, indicates that he will support the Liberal/National coalition in Parliament. (ABC News)
- Trade unions in India declare a bandh or general strike to protest a hike in fuel prices. India is crippled. (NDTV)
- Public transport workers in France and London go on strike over French and UK government austerity measures. The French actions are part of a general strike. (BBC)
- Richard M. Daley announces that he will not seek reelection as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois in 2011. (Chicago Tribune)
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