Friday 16 July 2010
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 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 Family Ties by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twisted.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Trader or Bit.Trip Fate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 July 2010
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Which were the important events of 16 July 2010 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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- James Gammon: American actor (Born 1940).
- Federal Defence Minister John Faulkner rules out withdrawing Australian troops from Afghanistan, alleging it would undo nine years of hard work. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Six people are killed and 15 others are wounded during a bomb at a weekly market selling second-hand cars in Khyber. (News24.com)
- South Africa warned Ugandan intelligence services last October that it might be attacked like it was on Sunday evening. (''The Guardian'')
- The United States places U.S.-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki on its ampquotterror blacklistampquot. (Reuters)
- July 2010 Zahedan bombings
- The death toll from the suicide bombings in Zahedan, Iran, rises to 27. (AP via Google News)
- The United Nations Security Council condemns the bombings in the ampquotstrongest terms''. (Xinhua)
- The Bangladeshi government outlaws the works of Abul Ala Maududi. (BBC)
- Orlando Figes agrees to pay damages to Rachel Polonsky and Robert Service for fake book reviews he posted on Amazon.com. (BBC)
- President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon's daughter Zarina Rahmonova presents the news on Channel One. (BBC)
- Singer P!nk is hospitalised without serious injury after falling out of a harness and colliding with a barricade during a concert in Nuremberg. (''USA Today'')
- American company Goldman Sachs pays a record $550 million (US) fine to settle civil fraud charges. (Aljazeera)
- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen pledges the majority of his estimated $13.5 billion fortune to philanthropy after his death. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- A hotel fire in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya kills at least 29 people and injures another 21. (''Arab News'')
- Rwandan police arrest a business partner of opposition politician Andre Kagwa Rwisereka in connection with his recent murder. (BBC)
- An American judge sentences a former State Department worker to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole and his wife to 6¾ years for spying for Cuba for three decades. (Sky News)
- Philip Alston expresses concern at the rise in murders in Ecuador and the declining number of murderers being caught. (BBC)
- Three Chechens are charged by France in connection with a conspiracy to attack Russia another man is released. (BBC)
- Maria Jepsen, the world's first female Lutheran bishop, resigns due to her handling of an alleged case of sexual abuse. She is the third German bishop to resign in recent months. (BBC)
- 800 gambling dens are raided in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China, (including Hong Kong and Macau) and 5,000 people arrested for illegal betting on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. (BBC News)
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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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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
With the final approval of financial regulatory reform, banks have moved quickly to turn the rules to their advantage by adding new fees and revamping their derivatives operations. [..]
Banking supervisors published draft rules on Friday that will force banks around the world to build up extra capital in good times, but gave no hint of what level of funds banks would be required to hold, Reuters reported. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.48
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $71.78
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.95
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.11
- 1 CHF = 6.446 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4276 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9931 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.895 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?