Sunday 28 November 2010
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.
Tangled, directed by Nathan Greno, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinne was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
- Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
- Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
- Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- R.C. Saints - Pope Gregory III
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 28 November
- WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked quotsecretquot or quotconfidentialquot. 1,796 memos from US embassy in Manila in WikiLeaks 'Cablegate' | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features!-- Bot generated title --
- The United States Department of State says the planned release of a new batch of classified documents would place its military operations at risk, and warns of possible legal action if they were found to have been provided in violation of U.S. law. (''The Washington Post'')
- Wikileaks releases 250,000 messages sent by U.S. embassies, including messages discussing corruption, criticisms of the UK, Guantánamo Bay prison camp, a Chinese cyber attack, the relationship between Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi, and a possible unified Korea. (Sky News)
- The White House issues a statement of condemnation ampquotin the strongest terms of the unauthorised disclosure of classified documents and sensitive national security informationampquot. (BBC)
- Korean peninsula:
- The United States Navy and South Korean Navy hold exercises in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula despite warnings from North Korea. (Reuters)
- Artillery fire is heard on Yeonpyeong Island after residents are ordered to take shelter. (AP)
- China calls for emergency “six-party talks” on resolving the crisis. (CNN)
- North Korea deploys surface-to-air missiles near its disputed border in the Yellow Sea. (''The New York Times'')
- Israeli soldiers shoot and wound four Palestinians who were digging for gravel in northern Gaza Strip. (Xinhua)
- Leslie Nielsen, famed for his roles in ''Airplane!'' and ''The Naked Gun'' series, dies at the age of 84 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (AP via Fox News)
- Central China's Hunan Province begins building the country's third National Supercomputing Center (NSCC), where the world's fastest supercomputer, the Tianhe-1A, will be installed. (Sina)
- Irish financial crisis:
- European Union finance ministers meet to work out the details for rescuing the Irish economy, and to outline an agreement for a fund to rescue other economically troubled euro-zone nations. (Bloomberg)
- The EU approves an €85 billion rescue deal for Ireland, which includes €10 billion for bank recapitalisation, €25 billion for banking contingencies and €50 billion for financing the budget. (BBC)
- Fire damages Turkey's historic Haydarpaşa Terminal in Istanbul. (euronews)
- At least 8 people are killed when a Russian Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane bound for Khartoum, Sudan, crashes minutes after take off in a residential area of Karachi, Pakistan. (''The Star'')
- Parts of the UK experience their coldest temperatures on record for November overnight. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Ireland experiences heavy snow which causes disruptions to its transport system and its finance minister. (''The Wall Street Journal'')
- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni becomes the first foreign leader to visit the Somali capital Mogadishu in 20 years. (''Daily Nation'')
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