Thursday August 05, 2010

US date format: 8/5/2010, UK date format: 5/8/2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 5, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Boy Wonder, directed by Michael Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Grandma's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clones or Black Rock Shooter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2010, at August 05 across the years or at August 2010 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 2010?


Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Events

  • Elena Kagan is approved by the US Senate for a post on the US Supreme Court, by a vote of 63-37.
  • 2010 Copiapo mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft below the ground.
  • South Korea begins a huge anti-submarine exercise in the Yellow Sea, near the disputed maritime border, in what it sees as a show of strength against North Korea and "to be fully prepared for combat"; North Korea disapproves of the exercise. (BBC) (The Jakarta Post) (Reuters) (The Sydney Morning Herald) (The Times of India)
  • At least 25 or 32 Afghans, including civilians, are killed by NATO airstrikes in Nangarhar Province, many bombed by NATO planes while attending the funeral of a flood victim; relatives are displeased. (BBC) (France24) (The New York Times)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Boy Wonder

Boy Wonder

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

The Other Guys

The Other Guys

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States of America

The Expendables

The Expendables

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 2010?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. - There Goes My Baby
  3. - Find Your Love
  4. - Ride
  5. - OMG

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - The Crow & The Butterfly
  2. - Lay Me Down
  3. - In One Ear
  4. - Another Way To Die
  5. - The Good Life

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cuando Me Enamoro
  2. - Dime Que Me Quieres
  3. - Al Menos
  4. - No Puedo Volver
  5. - Yerbatero

TV Series

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Grandma's House

Grandma's House

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw

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Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva

The Rembrandt Affair

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Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an …

Faithful Place by Tana French

Faithful Place

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The "expertly rendered, gripping new novel" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times)-from the bestselling author of In the Woods and The Likeness.

The Overton Window by Glenn Beck

The Overton Window

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A plan to destroy America, a hundred years in the making, is about to be unleashed . . . can it be stopped?

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

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WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clones

Clones

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Black Rock Shooter

Black Rock Shooter

Platform: Browser game

Genre: Action, Drama, Science fantasy

Back to the Future: The Game

Back to the Future: The Game

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Wii Xbox 360 Xbox One iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Telltale Games

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Mac OS; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Asian Shares Fall on Signs of Fitful U.S. Recovery Most Asian stock markets rose Thursday as economic data relieved worries about a second recession in the world’s biggest economy but gains were modest ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs report. [..]
  • Britain Confirms Unauthorized Sale of Meat From Animal Bred From a Clone Meat from the offspring of a cloned cow in the United States entered the British food chain without official authorization, according to the Food Standards Agency in Britain. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 5th, 2010

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $62.28
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $261.73
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.49
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.73

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 85.84 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0169 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0462 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.7715 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 113.17 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 05, 2010?

On August 05, 2010 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 05, 2010?

On August 05, 2010 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 05, 2010?

On August 05, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 2010?

On August 05, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 05, 2010?

On August 05, 2010 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.