Tuesday 17 August 2010
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 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 Scarlet Nights by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Offspring.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Crashers or Dementium II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 August 2010
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Which were the important events of 17 August 2010 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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- Francesco Cossiga: Italian politician who founded a transitional centrist government which united various parties in 1979.
- At least one person is killed and 20 are injured in two separate explosions in Pyatigorsk and North Ossetia in Russia's North Caucasus. (Voice of Russia)
- The United States confirms the existence of videotapes - found under a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) desk - of the alleged 2002 interrogation of a suspect the country had detained at a secret prison. (''The Washington Times'')
- Hezbollah states it has passed on evidence said to implicate Israel in the 2005 assassination of then Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafic Hariri. (BBC)
- A Ugandan lawmaker accuses the army of committing atrocities against civilians in the Karamoja region as part of a disarmament exercise. (Reuters)
- At least 8 people are killed and 44 are wounded after a bomb attached to a fuel truck explodes in a Shiite section of Baghdad. (AP cia Central Florida News)
- A Palestinian man from Ramallah threatens to blow up the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel if not offered asylum, but is shot by security staff. (Xinhua)
- Archaeologists in Afghanistan discover the remains of a Buddhist site south of the capital Kabul. (Reuters Africa)
- Fiji officially designates the word ampquotFijianampquot as the term for the nationality of all the people of the islands including Indo-Fijians. The word was previously used only for indigenous inhabitants. (Fijivillage)
- An Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force F4 aircraft crashes in the southern province of Bushehr both pilots survive. (Press TV)
- Tornado has swept threw south western part of Lithuania, near city of Rusnė (Delfi).
- A train derails in Sudbury, Suffolk, UK after hitting a sewage truck on a level crossing, injuring 18 people. Main article: 2010 Sudbury train accident.
- The Chilean military removes 1,000 protesters who had occupied government buildings, museums and a hotel on Easter Island. (Radio New Zealand International)
- 3 more Cuban dissidents released on humanitarian grounds arrive with their families in Madrid, Spain. (BBC)
- Lebanon grants Palestinian refugees the right to work legally. (''Arab News'')
- A U.S. report claims that that the Chinese military has been secretly expanding the U.S. asks for dialogue with China to avert a ampquotmiscalculatedampquot response. (Al Jazeera)
- Two kidnapped Jordanian peacekeepers from the joint African Union - United Nations force in Darfur, Sudan, are released. (Xinhua)
- Police in Tanzania arrest a Kenyan national who was attempting to sell an albino man. (AllAfrica.com)
- Same-sex marriage in the U.S. state of California, due to resume on Wednesday, is blocked by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals until it is decided whether a ban is constitutional. (BBC)
- A federal jury convicts former Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich on one count of lying to the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. The jury is deadlocked on the other 23 charges. ''Chicago Tribune'')
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Sport Games on 17 August 2010
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Le Mans : 0 - 0
- Boulogne - Nimes : 2 - 1
- Chateauroux - Le Havre : 2 - 1
- Dijon - Sedan : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Monaco - Montpellier : 0 - 0
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- AFC Wimbledon - Histon : 2 - 0
- Altrincham - Darlington : 2 - 2
- Barrow - Gateshead : 1 - 3
- Bath City - Rushden & D : 2 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
- Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
- Your Love - Nicki Minaj
- Find Your Love - Drake
- B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
- Love All Over Me - Monica
- Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- Bittersweet - Fantasia
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Yerbatero - Juanes
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Alejate De Mi - Camila
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- No Puedo Volver - Intocable
- Stand By Me - Prince Royce
- Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
- El Malo - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
- Linkin Park - The Catalyst
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Another Way To Die - Disturbed
- Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
- Savior - Rise Against
- Phoenix - Lisztomania
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
- Neon Trees - Animal
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?