Wednesday 17 March 2010, St. Patrick's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Break Your Heart by Taio Cruz.
Nanny McPhee Returns, directed by Susanna White, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parenthood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arsenal of Democracy or DeathSpank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 March 2010
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Which were the important events of 17 March 2010 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
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- Protests in Thailand by the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship continue, with supporters throwing their own blood outside the house of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. (Al Jazeera)
- A French police officer dies in a shootout with Basque nationalist group ETA in Paris, the first French officer to do so. (CNN)
- 30 members of the ampquotLadies in Whiteampquot opposition movement in Cuba are arrested at a demonstration in the capital Havana. (BBC)
- Seven Chinese fisherman kidnapped off Cameroon's disputed Bakassi peninsula are released. (BBC)
- Nigeria's acting president Goodluck Jonathan dissolves the country's cabinet. (Xinhua)
- Saint Patrick's Day
- President of the United States Barack Obama meets Taoiseach Brian Cowen at the White House in Washington, D.C., United States. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Vice President of the United States Joe Biden makes an error when he suggests that Cowen's mother is dead. (''The Times'')
- More than half a million people fill the streets of Dublin for the parade there. (RTÉ)
- American television officials issue an apology following the broadcast of two hours of pornography on two children's channels. (''The Times of India'')
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Sport Games on 17 March 2010
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Newcastle - Scunthorpe : 3 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Ayr - Dundee : 1 - 1
- Morton - Airdrie Utd : 2 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- East Stirling - Albion Rvs : 2 - 0
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Exeter - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Robin Thicke - Sex Therapy
- Say Something - Timbaland Featuring Drake
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Mary J. Blige - I Am
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
- Ludacris - How Low
- Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
- Everything To Me - Monica
- Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
Top #10 Latin songs
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Dile Al Amor - Aventura
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Mientes - Camila
- Colgando En Tus Manos - Carlos Baute Con Marta Sanchez
- Me Enamore De Ti ... - Chayanne
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
- Sin Evidencias - Banda MS
Top #10 Rock songs
- Your Decision - Alice In Chains
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
- Phoenix - 1901
- Snuff - Slipknot
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Letter From A Thief - Chevelle
- Pearl Jam - Just Breathe
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.59
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $73.66
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.63
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $52.41
- 1 CHF = 6.4743 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.7591 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0434 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.304 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?