Thursday 15 July 2010
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 15, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Ramona and Beezus, directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twisted.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmos X2 or Ultimate Spider-Man: Total Mayhem.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 15 July 2010
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Which were the important events of 15 July 2010 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 15 July
- James E Akins: American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon (Born 1926).
- More than 20 people are killed and 100 injured in a suicide attack at a mosque in southeastern Iran. (''Arab News'')
- 40,000 people flee their homes and whole villages are burned to the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (BBC)
- At least six people are killed and seventeen others receive wounds after a car bomb explodes in Tikrit in Iraq. (Aljazeera)
- Jwani Mwaikusa, a senior Tanzanian defence lawyer at the United Nations-backed tribunal for Rwanda, is fatally shot outside his home in Dar es Salaam. His nephew and neighbour are also killed. (BBC)
- President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, speaking in Germany, says Russian investigators have identified the killer of human rights activist Natalya Estemirova and an ampquotinternational searchampquot is underway. (iafrica)
- A man claiming to be the killer of three British soldiers in Helmand contacts the BBC to say he was angered at what he described as the murder of civilians, including children, by British troops. (BBC)
- Gunman Raoul Moat, who spent last week as a fugitive before being fatally cornered by UK police, repeatedly requested assistance from social workers and psychiatrists months before he committed murder but was ignored. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Shahram Amiri:
- Shahram Amiri, the Iranian nuclear scientist who says he was abducted by the United States Central Intelligence Agency, returns to Tehran. (Sky News)
- Amiri says he was put under extreme mental and physical torture by the Americans and rejected bribe offers. (Aljazeera)
- An Iranian Foreign Ministry official says Amiri is not a nuclear scientist but a university researcher. (Press TV)
- 10 Russian agents of influence deported from the United States face three weeks of testing to eradicate potential double agents. (''The Age'')
- North Korean officials attend a rare meeting with members of the American-led United Nations Command. (Samaylive)
- The Vatican issues a decree making the ampquotattempted ordination of womenampquot a grave crime in ecclesiastical law equivalent to child sexual abuse. (''The Guardian'')
- A Gambian judge sentences eight men to death for their role in an alleged coup plot. (Reuters Africa)
- A report by Amnesty International says that North Korea's healthcare system is in a state of ampquotcrisisampquot. (Amnesty International)
- Argentina becomes the first Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage. (Aljazeera)
- Two major US TV networks, CBS and NBC, censor the ampquotKill the Ground Zero Mosqueampquot advertisement by conservative group National Republican Trust which calls plans to erect a mosque near New York City's Ground Zero a ampquotmonstrosityampquot. (Reuters)
- Former Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney admits he has received a small heart pump to combat ampquotincreasing congestive heart failureampquot. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- The United States Senate passes the financial reform package, aimed at curbing misconduct on Wall Street, with a 60-39 vote. (Aljazeera)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Find Your Love - Drake
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
- Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
- Sex Room - Ludacris Featuring Trey Songz
- Your Love - Nicki Minaj
- Over - Drake
- Teach Me How To Dougie - Cali Swag District
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) - Shakira Featuring Freshlyground
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- No Puedo Volver - Intocable
- Y Como Es El - Marc Anthony
- Comandos del M.P. (500 Balazos) - Voz de Mando
- La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
- Another Way To Die - Disturbed
- Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
- Phoenix - 1901
- Savior - Rise Against
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
The $245 million deal will expand AECOM business in high-margin construction program management. [..]
By a vote of 60-39, the Senate gave final approval to a broad overhaul of the financial regulatory system. The president is expected to sign the bill next week. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.90
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $72.65
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.96
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.22
- 1 CHF = 6.5071 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.53 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0025 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.997 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?