Thursday 12 August 2010
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem.
Burning Bright, directed by Carlos Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Search by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Offspring.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Karate Champ or Dragon Ball: Origins 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- War in Afghanistan:
- The International Assistance Mission says it now believes that the Taliban was responsible for the 2010 Badakhshan massacre of its medical team in Afghanistan. (AP via Google News)
- NATO forces kill three civilians in a raid on a house in Wardak Province, prompting hundreds of angry people to block a main road to express their frustration with the United States. (Aljazeera)
- NATO says that it is investigating whether its troops killed or wounded up to seven Afghans in operations in southern Helmand Province. (Voice of America)
- Human Rights Watch accuses the northern Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army of abducting and forcing the recruitment of at least 697 people during the last year and a half across central Africa. (Aljazeera)
- At least 50 people are injured in Dhaka as police use batons and tear gas to beat back civilians protesting against frequent power outage. (Aljazeera)
- The United Nations condemns France's crackdown on 40 gypsy camps. (BBC)
- At least two people are killed, including one case of self-immolation from a balcony, while more than 80 sustain wounds after troops interrupt a protest against poor conditions with batons and flashbangs at a prison in Astana, Kazakhstan. (BBC)
- A car bomb explodes in the Colombian capital Bogotá outside Caracol Radio, one of the main radio networks in the country, injuring several people. (''The Guardian'')
- Three people are arrested following a grenade attack in the Rwandan capital Kigali which injured several people. (BBC)
- Russia marks with ceremonies the 10th anniversary of the K-141 ''Kursk'' explosion in the Barents Sea. (BBC)
- A national search uncovers 200 missing Japanese centenarians so far. (Japan Today)
- Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is discharged from a United States hospital after spending four weeks there. (BBC)
- Aljazeera, Canal 13, Channel 4, Globo, Radio-Canada, RT, Sky News and TVB are among the global broadcasters nominated for this year's International Emmy Awards. (CBC News)
- Singer George Michael is charged with possessing cannabis and being unfit for driving. (BBC)
- Edward Whitacre, Jr. announces that he will resign as chief executive officer of General Motors effective from September and that he will be replaced by Daniel Akerson. (''The Australian'')
- Greece's economy shrinks further. (BBC)
- 2010 Pakistan floods:
- Portuguese firefighters battle dozens of forest fires, with 2 dead so far. (BBC)
- A deep magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Ecuador, southeast of Quito, with no deaths or serious damage reported. (BBC)
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Top #10 R&B songs
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- Find Your Love - Drake
- Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
- Your Love - Nicki Minaj
- Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
- Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- Love All Over Me - Monica
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Yerbatero - Juanes
- Alejate De Mi - Camila
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- No Puedo Volver - Intocable
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- Stand By Me - Prince Royce
- Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) - Shakira Featuring Freshlyground
- Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Another Way To Die - Disturbed
- Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
- Phoenix - Lisztomania
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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General Motors on Thursday reported a $1.3 billion second-quarter profit as it prepared to file for an initial public offering. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.08
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $73.38
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.35
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.23
- 1 CHF = 6.4616 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.509 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0069 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.077 CNY
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