Friday January 08, 2010

US date format: 1/8/2010, UK date format: 8/1/2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 8, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of January people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. The Book of Eli, directed by Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Stones Into Schools by Greg Mortenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiere bis unters Dach. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Date Warp or Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2010, at January 08 across the years or at January 2010 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 08, 2010?


Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • Gunmen from an offshoot the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda attacked the bus carrying the Togo national football team on its way to the 2010 African Cup of Nations, killing three.
  • The Togo national football team is involved in an attack in Angola, and as a result withdraws from the Africa Cup of Nations.
  • A large statue of the Pharaoh Taharqa is discovered deep in Sudan. (''The Independent'')
  • Police in England respond to a security alert on a Dubai-bound flight from London Heathrow Airport. (Reuters) (Sky News) (Toronto Star)
  • See more

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Starring: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door

Directed by: Brian Levant

Starring: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Billy Ray Cyrus, Madeline Carroll

Tooth Fairy

Tooth Fairy

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Stephen Merchant

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Avatar

Avatar

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 2010?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - It Kills Me
  2. - I Invented Sex
  3. - Money To Blow
  4. - Say Aah
  5. - BedRock

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Break
  2. - I Will Not Bow
  3. - Uprising
  4. - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  5. - If You Only Knew

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Me Gusta Todo De Ti
  2. - Hay Ojitos
  3. - Dile Al Amor
  4. - Se Me Va La Voz
  5. - Looking For Paradise
Sport Games on January 08, 2010

Sport Games on January 08, 2010


Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of January 08, 2010

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Braga - Nacional : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 08, 2010

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Tiere bis unters Dach

Tiere bis unters Dach

World War II in Color

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Men of a Certain Age

Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

Fear Clinic

Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

Magellan

Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

How old am I?

If January 8th, 2010 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2010?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Stones Into Schools by Greg Mortenson

Stones Into Schools

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From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through educationIn this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks

Breathless by Dean Koontz

Breathless

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In the stillness of a golden September afternoon, deep in the wilderness of the Rockies, a solitary craftsman, Grady Adams, and his magnificent Irish wolfhound, Merlin, step from shadow into light

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Eclipse

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Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her …

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones

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When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton

Pirate Latitudes

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“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alpha Protocol

Alpha Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, stealth

Publisher: Sega

Date Warp

Date Warp

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Hanako Games

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: BBC Wales Interactive

Crackdown 2

Crackdown 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, open world

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Platform: IOS, Android

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Worldwide

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.69
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $210.30
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.28
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.31
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $129.07

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 92.66 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0298 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0236 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8276 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 133.53 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 08, 2010?

On January 08, 2010 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 08, 2010?

On January 08, 2010 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 08, 2010?

On January 08, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 08, 2010?

On January 08, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 08, 2010?

On January 08, 2010 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 08, 2010?

Famous people died on January 08, 2010 include, Tony Halme, Monica Maughan.


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