Friday 10 July 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
The Ugly Truth, directed by Robert Luketic, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
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- General Motors emerges from bankruptcy protection after 40 days, with 60 percent ownership in the hands of the U.S. government.
- July 2009 Ürümqi riots
- Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan strengthens his rhetoric: ampquotThese incidents in China are as if they are genocide. We ask the Chinese government not to remain a spectator to these incidents.ampquot (Reuters)
- A curfew is reimposed in Ürümqi, days after it was lifted. (BBC)
- The families of ampquotinnocent victimsampquot killed are to receive 200,000 yuan ($29,282) in compensation. (Xinhua)
- The trial of National League for Democracy General Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi resumes after a six week break. (''The Guardian'')
- More than 400,000 people are evacuated following an earthquake in Yunnan, China. (Xinhua)
- One person is killed by a bull, the first such fatality in 14 years, during the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain. (EITB)
- A senior Iranian cleric calls for changes to the election laws in the country to prevent further post-election unrest in the future. (''The Los Angeles Times'')
- Detained Nigerian leader for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta Henry Okah accepts an amnesty by government. (''Vanguard'')
- A Paris court convicts four men and a girl in the kidnapping, torture and murder of Ilan Halimi, sentencing the ringleader to life in prison. (AP via Yahoo)
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