Monday 14 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 California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Diary of a Lost Girl, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Through the Wormhole.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darksiders or Iron Man 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
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- The Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership is awarded to no one for a second consecutive year. (Aljazeera)
- Fighting between Somali government troops and local police has killed at least 13 people in Mogadishu and gunmen killed a judiciary official of the semi-autonomous Puntland region in the Hamarjajab district. (''Arab News'')
- At least 28 prisoners are killed in a clash between rival gangs in Sinaloa, Mexico. (newser)
- The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland rules that Romanian footballer Adrian Mutu has lost his final appeal in a five-year legal battle meaning he has to pay a record €17 million in damages for breaching his contract. (CNN)
- Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Owen Paterson receives a copy of the Saville Inquiry, the longest and most expensive public inquiry in British history, ahead of its official launch by David Cameron tomorrow. (RTÉ)
- Amidst growing labour unrest in China, Premier Wen Jiabao visits migrant workers at a Beijing construction site and calls for better treatment for the country's migrant workers. (Xinhua)
- Egypt and Al Jazeera Sports clash over claims of interference in the transmission of 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer matches. (Reuters Africa)
- A California judge refuses to suspend the medical licence of Conrad Murray, the doctor charged in connection with Michael Jackson's death. (newser)
- At least 35 people are feared drowned and 50 people disappear after a boat capsizes on the Ganges River in northern India. (Xinhua)
- 10 police are killed and several others are wounded in an ambush by drug hitmen in Zitácuaro Michoacán. (''Los Angeles Times'')
- Colombian security forces rescue two senior police officers and a soldier held hostage since 1 November 1998, among the longest-held captives a fourth hostage is later rescued. (BBC)
- Ireland's Fine Gael Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson Richard Bruton, brother of former Taoiseach John Bruton, is sacked after publicly declaring his lack of confidence in Fine Gael's leader Enda Kenny. (Press Association)
- Churches in Kenya accuse the government of being behind a grenade attack at a rally opposed to a draft constitution which killed six people. (''Daily Nation'')
- A team of American geologists and Pentagon officials say they have discovered vast mineral wealth, including iron, gold and lithium, estimated to be worth nearly US$1nbsptrillion, in Afghanistan, though other senior officials say this has been known since at least the 1970s. (AP)
- The arrest of several army officers in Guinea is not linked to elections, according to the country's army chief. (BBC)
- The Iraqi Council of Representatives convenes in Baghdad three months after inconclusive elections. (AFP via Google News)
- Polish authorities arrest a suspected Israeli agent in connection with the murder of a Hamas operative in Dubai in January. (BBC)
- New files on American politician Ted Kennedy, which were previously secret, are released. (BBC)
- 2010 Kyrgyzstan crisis and 2010 South Kyrgyzstan riots:
- Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon expresses ampquotalarmampquot at events in Kyrgyzstan. (BBC)
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