Sunday 17 January 2010
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha.
Winter's Bone, directed by Debra Granik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tiere bis unters Dach.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing And Yet It Moves or Arsenal of Democracy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 January 2010
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Which were the important events of 17 January 2010 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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- Rioting begins between Muslim and Christian groups in Jos, Nigeria, resulting in at least 200 deaths.
- A teacher and a student from Chung Ling High School were killed and four others were missing in the dragon boat tragedy in Penang. The Star
- Computer modelling shows that the Pine Island Glacier and Thwaites Glacier, once described as a major ampquottipping pointampquot for the entire West Antarctic Ice Sheet in the embayment of the Amundsen Sea, has reached their own tipping points for eventual collapse, likely to lead to a sea level rise of up to 52 cm over the next century. New Scientist
- Aftermath of 2010 Haiti earthquake: Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade offers ampquotvoluntary repatriationampquot to each of his Haitian ampquotsons and daughters of Africaampquot. (BBC)
- Iran suspends pilgrimages to holy sites in Saudi Arabia after it called on the Saudi religious police to stop their ampquotappalling behaviourampquot towards Iranian Shiite pilgrims. (''Ennahar'')
- Former Iraqi minister Ali Hassan al-Majid, also known as Chemical Ali, is sentenced to death for the Halabja poison gas attack. (Al Jazeera)
- Pope Benedict XVI makes a controversial visit to the Great Synagogue of Rome. (BBC)
- Ukrainian voters go to the polls to elect a new president. (BBC)
- Sebastián Piñera is elected President of Chile in the second round of the presidential election. (UPI)
- Former Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, tells ''The Sunday Times'' that the conduct of his wife, politician Iris Robinson, with her young lover has led him to shake hands with deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (Sinn Féin) for the first time. (RTÉ)
- Prince William of Wales arrives in New Zealand for a three-day tour, including the opening of its new Supreme Court building, his first official overseas trip representing Elizabeth II. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- A U.S. drone attack kills 15 alleged militants in the Pakistani region of South Waziristan. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 17 January 2010
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Lazio : 3 - 0
- Chievo - Juventus : 1 - 0
- Fiorentina - Bologna : 1 - 2
- Milan - Siena : 4 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Germinal - Cercle Brugge : 1 - 4
- Standard - Anderlecht : 0 - 4
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Dortmund : 2 - 3
- Schalke 04 - Nurnberg : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Cottbus : 3 - 1
- Duisburg - Frankfurt FSV : 5 - 0
- Koblenz - Munich 1860 : 2 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
- Papers - Usher
- Ludacris - How Low
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
Top #10 Latin songs
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
- Dile Al Amor - Aventura
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
- Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Mi Complemento - Los Huracanes del Norte
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Muse - Uprising
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Savior - Rise Against
- Phoenix - 1901
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