Thursday 10 February 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars.
Just Go with It, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Tick Tock by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
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- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
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- 2011 Egyptian protests:
- Protests against the Mubarak regime go on nationwide for a seventeenth consecutive day. (Al Jazeera)
- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refuses to resign in an address to the nation. (''The Guardian'')
- At least 16 people have been killed the Southern Sudanese state of Jonglei, breaking a ceasefire agreed last month. (Al Jazeera)
- A suicide bomber attacks a Pakistan Army recruitment centre in northwestern Pakistan causing at least 27 deaths and 40 injuries. (Sify)
- The FARC organisation releases the first of five hostages promised this week as a gesture of peace to the government in Colombia. (BBC)
- Israeli forces remove Palestinian tents near Nablus of which 8 were reportedly used as homes. (Arab News)
- Vietnam is to host the debut International Choir Festival. (Vietnam News)
- Eight people are killed in a warehouse fire in Perm, Russia. (AFP via Google News)
- A Manx2 flight from Belfast amp!--airfield unknown atm--amp to Cork crashes on landing, killing six and injuring at least another six. It is the deadliest in Irish aviation since 1968. (CBC News)
- Three people are dead, and two others are missing after a natural gas line rupture and explosion in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania. (CNN)
- A snowstorm hits the Southeastern United States and Tennessee Valley with warnings in place across ten states. (CNN)
- Cuban Information and Communications Minister Medardo Diaz welcomes the arrival of an undersea fibre-optic cable linking it to Venezuela, which offered to help the island speed up its internet connection after the United States refused. (BBC)
- North Korea reports that it will not conduct further talks with South Korea, citing a perceived lack of seriousness on South Korea's part. (MSNBC)
- Reuters reports that India and Pakistan have agreed to resume peace talks that were broken off after the 2008 Mumbai attacks. (Al Jazeera)
- The British House of Commons votes 234-22 against prisoners receiving the right to vote. (BBC)
- Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan, the longest-tenured coach in any of North America's four major leagues, announces his resignation effective immediately. Sloan, inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009, had been with the Jazz since 1988. (ESPN)
- Ray Allen scores his 2,561st 3-point shot, passing Reggie Miller for the all-time NBA record for 3-point field goals made.
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