Wednesday 12 May 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to OMG by Usher.
Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Burned by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Active Life: Explorer or Din's Curse.
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
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- An Afriqiyah Airways Flight crashes and kills everyone but one person on board.
- A possible supermassive black hole is witnessed being hurled from its parent galaxy at high speed. (BBC)
- Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 crashes at runway at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, killing 103 of the 104 people on board.
- Global Green USA attends BioShield 2010 Tabletop Exercise in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Global Green)
- Airports in Morocco, Spain and Portugal reopen after days of Icelandic volcanic disruption. (NEWS.com.au)
- The International Committee of the Red Cross confirms reports of a second, secret US prison at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan after new allegations of torture. (BBC)
- Russia and Turkey sign a $20 billion deal permitting Moscow to build and own a controlling stake in Ankara's first nuclear power plant. (Al Jazeera)
- Mayor Jejomar Binay and Senator Mar Roxas are still in a tight race for the vice-presidency. ''(Philippine Daily Inquirer)''
- Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is elected as representative of Pampanga, the first outgoing president to be elected to the House of Representatives. (GMA News)
- Former First Lady Imelda Marcos is elected as representative of Ilocos Norte. ''(Philippine Daily Inquirer)''
- World-renowned boxer Manny Pacquiao is elected as representative of Sarangani. ''(Philippine Star)''
- The Chengdu-Dujiangyan High-Speed Railway begins operation in Sichuan, China, on the second anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. ''(China Daily)''
- In South Sudan there is violence for the third time in a week between the army and forces led by the former general George Athor. (Reuters)
- 9 people, including 7 children, are killed at a school near Hanzhong city, Shaanxi, China. (AP)
- A bomb planted inside a grocery store in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills three people and wounds 23. (TVNZ)
- Irish authorities launch an investigation into last night's ampquotviolent incidentampquot which saw protesters attempt to storm Dáil Éireann in a campaign against bank bail-outs. (TV3)
- Spain's Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero announces wage cuts for state employees and a reduction in investment in response to his country's budget deficit. (Al Jazeera)
- Pope Benedict XVI, accompanied by tens of thousands of pilgrims, visits the famous Catholic shrine to the Virgin Mary in Fatima, as part of his four-day visit to Portugal, and recalls the assassination attempt on his predecessor there. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- North Korea says it has undertaken nuclear fusion, a claim disputed by international scientists. (''China Daily'')
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