Wednesday 9 June 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 9, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Evancredible .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to OMG by Usher.
Knight and Day, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Norman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clone Wars Adventures or Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 June 2010 ?
- Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
- Blessed Diana d'Andalo
- Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
- Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
- Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
- Saint Liborius, bishop (of LeMans), confessor [GTZ: LeMans]
- Saint Edmund, bishop of Canturbury, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: England]
- Saint Diomedes
- =? Blessed Columba, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Scotland]
- Saint Columba (called Saint Columcille in Ireland, where he is honoured as one of the islands three patron saints)
- Saint Alexander, martyr [GTZ: Russia]
- Roman Empire paganism - third day of the Vestalia in honor of the goddess Vesta
- Saint Primus and Felicianus, martyrs [common]
- Ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks results in the deaths of hundreds.
- War in Afghanistan:
- The bodies of two Australian soldiers killed in a bomb blast in Afghanistan begin their journey home. (Sky News)
- A NATO helicopter crashes near Sangin in Afghanistan's Helmand province under hostile fire with four troops being killed. (AP via MSNBC)
- At least 39 people are killed and more than 70, including the groom, are wounded as an explosion rips through an evening wedding party in Arghandab, Kandahar. Television appeals are transmitted for blood donations. (''Washington Post'')
- China announces that 3 residents of Dandong city in Liaoning province were shot dead and one injured in a China-North Korea border incident last week. (''People's Daily'')
- At least 12 people are killed and at least 22 others are wounded during fighting and a roadside blast in Mogadishu. (Reuters)
- Environmental themes will feature during this week's Shanghai Television Festival and the upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival, officials said at a press conference to mark World Ocean Day. (Shanghai Daily)
- Michael Jackson's estate makes $1 billion since his death. (Sina)
- Barbara Kingsolver wins the Orange Prize for Fiction for her sixth novel, ''The Lacuna''. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Around 60 unsuccessful Iraqi asylum applicants are forcibly and controversially deported to Baghdad from Britain, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands. Amnesty International condemns the move as the deportees face violence and mutilation in that city. (Aljazeera)
- Middle East:
- President of the United States Barack Obama meets President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas at the White House in Washington, D.C., United States and promises Palestinians $400 million in US assistance for the West Bank and Gaza. (''The Times of India'')
- There is controversy in Egyptian media after an Egyptian member of parliament who was on the Gaza-bound flotilla says that the flotilla participants overpowered three Israeli commandos and took their weapons from them. (Ynetnews)
- Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu proposes setting up a panel of jurists to investigate non-political aspects of the fatal Gaza flotilla raid with at least one American to assist if the Obama administration approves. (news.com.au)
- Egypt lifts its closure on the Gaza Strip, allowing humanitarian aid into Gaza via Rafah and Israel eases its blockade of the Gaza Strip for food items. (AP via the ''Daily Caller'')
- President Nicolas Sarkozy defends his plans to sell up to four French warships to Russia, despite concerns raised by his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili during talks taking place a few days before a visit to Paris of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. (eu-russiacentre)
- France closes its military bases in Senegal and removes 900 of its 1,200 troops based there. (BBC)
- The U.S. state of Georgia executes its 24th death row inmate Melbert Ford by lethal injection. (11Alive Atlanta Georgia)
- Kikaya Bin Karubi, the Congolese ambassador to the UK, says Les Resistants Combattants have said Saturday's arson attack on his London home, which destroyed several vehicles and damaged his house, was an act of retaliation for last week's death of leading human rights activist Floribert Chebeya. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- Over - Drake
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
- Find Your Love - Drake
- Rihanna - Rude Boy
- Everything To Me - Monica
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- Gitana - Shakira
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- El Enamorado - Los Titanes de Durango
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
- Phoenix - 1901
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Cryin' Like A Bitch! - Godsmack
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?