Tuesday 15 June 2010
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 15, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Elena Undone, directed by Nicole Conn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Norman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers or Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 June 2010 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 15 June
- Human rights in Iran:
- A leader of the Iranian opposition, Mir Hussein Moussavi, demands the prosecution of those he accuses of fraud in the disputed presidential election of 2009 and of human rights abuses against opposition demonstrators over the past year in Iran. (''The New York Times'')
- 56 nations rebuke Iran for its human rights record, expressing concern over the violent suppression of dissent, detention and executions without due process of law, severe discrimination against women and minorities including people of Baha'i faith, and restrictions of expression and religion. (AP)
- A US marine convicted in the Hamdania incident, one of the worst war crimes from the Iraq War, and sentenced to eleven years in prison in 2006 is released from prison after a military appeals court in Washington decides he did not receive a fair trial. The Navy is appealing that court's decision. (''The Washington Post'')
- Militants kill 12 police officers in a string of attacks and six civilians die in bombings in Afghanistan, and a U.S. soldier is killed in a gun battle in eastern Afghanistan in the latest fighting in the war in Afghanistan. (''USA Today'')
- Heavy rain triggers landslides that leave at least 24 people dead in Sichuan province's Kangding county. In one incident, part of a mountain fell on a construction site in Sichuan province, crushing workers who were sleeping in tents. (China Dialy)
- The trial begins of 33 alleged members of Ergenekon over alleged plans to topple the Turkish government, while groups hold small protests outside the courthouse in their favour. (euronews)
- Saville Inquiry:
- The report concludes that that British paratroopers ampquotlost controlampquot, fired the first shot without warning, shot fleeing civilians, and concocted lies to cover up their acts, while the civilians did not throw stones or petrol bombs as a previous inquiry had claimed. (''The Wall Street Journal'')
- Relatives of those shot by the British Army gather to hear the results and applaud the findings. (euronews)
- British Prime Minister David Cameron calls the events ampquotunjustified and unjustifiableampquot in a statement in the House of Commons and issues an apology on behalf of the British government. (euronews)
- North Korea threatens a military response if the United Nations Security Council questions or condemns it for the ROKS Cheonan sinking. North Korean UN Permanent Representative Sin Son Ho demands that a North Korean investigation team be allowed to travel to the site of the sinking. (Yahoo! News)
- Islamist gunmen in Somalia shoot two people dead and detain 10 others who were watching a televised FIFA World Cup match a member of one group later said watching the World Cup is anti-Islamic. (CNN)
- The leaders of Ireland's two main political parties, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, come under fire. Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen faces a motion of no confidence in Dáil Éireann, his second in just over a year. Leader of the Opposition, Enda Kenny, who sacked his deputy leader yesterday to prevent a potential coup, faces further revolt from his party as nine more members of his frontbench call on him to resign. (RTÉ)
- An American claiming to be hunting Osama bin Laden is arrested with a sword, a pistol and night-vision goggles in northwestern Pakistan. (Aljazeera)
- 2010 Kyrgyzstan crisis and 2010 South Kyrgyzstan riots:
- Death toll rises to 180 near Osh, Jalalabad city and the Suzak region. (Xinhua)
- 100,000 Uzbek refugees seek safety at border. (Arabnews)
- Kyrgyzstan calls up army reservists. (Aljazeera)
- Whole neighbourhoods in Osh are destroyed and the army is accused of murder. (Aljazeera)
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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)
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Over - Drake
- Find Your Love - Drake
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
- My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
- Everything To Me - Monica
- All I Do Is Win - DJ Khaled Featuring T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Gitana - Shakira
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Comandos del M.P. (500 Balazos) - Voz de Mando
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Phoenix - 1901
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
- Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?