Saturday 17 July 2010
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Inception, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Big Short by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Running Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bejeweled 3 or 1001 Crystal Mazes Collection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 2010 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
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- Dozens of English football fans clash with dogs and riot police in a busy shopping square in York, causing its closure. (BBC)
- At least 50 automobiles sustain burns in Grenoble, France, as people protest the fatal shooting of a man by police. The man was shot during a chase following a robbery after firing on police. (News24.com)
- 300 JEM rebels and 86 Sudanese Army soldiers are killed in Darfur. (Aljazeera)
- At least eight people are killed by machete-wielding attackers near Jos, Nigeria in scenes reminiscent of events earlier this year. (Aljazeera)
- South Korea develops a long-range cruise missile capable of striking North Korea, Japan, Russia and China. (WAtoday)
- Suspected militants armed with assault rifles attack a bus in northwest Pakistan near the Afghanistan border, resulting in at least 16 casualties. (ABC Australia Online)
- Thousands of mourners gather in Zahedan for a mass funeral for those killed in recent bombings Iranian officials indicate that they believe the West carried out the atrocities. (BBC)
- The Mexican military says Thursday's attack in Ciudad Juárez was a car bomb. (Aljazeera)
- Tens of thousands of people take part in a landmark European gay rights rally in Warsaw, the first time Europride is being held in Central and Eastern Europe. (BBC)
- Film director Roman Polanski appears in public for the first time since being released from house arrest, watching his wife perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival. (Reuters)
- The Welsh language is spoken for the first time in a ceremony at England's Westminster Cathedral in honour of martyred saint John Roberts. (BBC)
- 30 bottles of champagne believed to pre-date the French Revolution are found on the Baltic seabed off the coast of Finland it may be the world's oldest drinkable champagne. (News24.com)
- British tour operator Goldtrail collapses, stranding thousands of holidaymakers abroad. (''The Age'')
- Israeli settlements dump untreated chemical waste directly into a sewage canal that runs through agricultural land in the West Bank, giving Palestinians skin and respiratory illnesses. (Aljazeera)
- Typhoon Conson makes landfall near Hai Phong, Vietnam, after devastating Southern China and the Philippines with at least 65 dead. (NDCC)
- One month after Israel's announcement it was easing its Gazan blockade the humanitarian situation remains dire. (Sky News)
- More than 2,000 firefighters fight a fire at the port of Dalian after two oil pipelines explode. (BBC)
- Greece experiences its first forest fires of the summer season. (WAtoday)
- Twenty-eight coal miners die after a fire in their mine near Hancheng City in China's Shaanxi Province. (CRI English)
- German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle criticises a reported Israeli plan that would lead to Gaza's separation from the rest of the Palestinian territories becoming final. (''The Hindu'')
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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
- Chino & Nacho - Nina Bonita
- 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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