Sunday 18 July 2010
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 18, 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 Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twisted.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Date Warp or Bejeweled 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- A bus falls off a cliff in the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwestern China resulting in the death of 23 people. (AP via Google News)
- 14 inmates are freed from a jail in Farah after a successful prison break led by the Taliban. (Aljazeera)
- NATO forces claim to have foiled a plot to attack an international donor conference in Kabul due to feature leaders from more than 60 nations. (Aljazeera)
- At least three people are killed by a suicide bomber on a bicycle in Kabul. (BBC)
- At least 17 people are killed and at least 10 others are wounded during a pre-dawn gun attack on a birthday party in Torreón, Coahuila state in Mexico, across the border from Texas. (Aljazeera)
- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for a full investigation into allegations that recent killings of opposition figures in Rwanda were politically motivated ahead of the country's election next month. (''The Observer'')
- Ugandan police arrest 20 people, including several Pakistanis, for their alleged role in the recent bombings in Kampala. (AFP via Google)
- Zsa Zsa Gabor is hospitalised in serious condition after falling out of bed and breaking her hip and several other bones. (KTLA)
- North Rhine-Westphalians party on the autobahn between Duisburg and Dortmund. (Sky News)
- The first Nelson Mandela International Day is held on Nelson Mandela's 92nd birthday. (Aljazeera)
- United Nations figures indicate around 225 families remain homeless in Gaza since Israel's three-week military offensive was launched in December 2008. (''Taiwan News'')
- A series of two earthquakes, the second quake measuring magnitude 7.3, hit New Britain in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning is issued but later retracted. (ABC)
- Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri, who says he was abducted by the United States Central Intelligence Agency, says the United States wanted him to confess to being a spy as part of a plan to force the release of three Americans spies caught by Iran. (Aljazeera)
- The Arab League, speaking in Cairo, states written guarantees are required if Palestine is to enter into direct negotiations with Israel as Egyptian, Israeli, Palestinian and American representatives meet to talk. (Aljazeera)
- Colombia takes Venezuela to the Organisation of American States over claims that the latter tolerates training camps for left-wing guerrillas, particularly FARC and ELN within its borders. (BBC)
- EU commissioner Chris Patten, Baron Patten of Barnes, speaking during his first visit to Gaza since 2002, calls the Israeli blockade of Gaza an ampquotimmoral failureampquot, expresses shock at the ampquothuge new settlementsampquot in the West Bank, and states the United States dominance of the Quartet on the Middle East - US, EU, UN and Russia - is wrong. (''The Guardian'')
- The United Kingdom plans to reduce or eliminate international aid to countries such as the ampquotpowerhousesampquot of Russia and China, as well as South American and eastern European countries. The government plans aid increases to some poorer nations including a 40% increase to Afghanistan. (''The Observer'')
- An Israeli religious group plans to build flats in Ajami, Jaffa. (''The Observer'')
- Omar Deghayes, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee and one of six suing the British government, says notes taken during his interrogation by British security service officers have been censored to hide the fact that he was tortured by agents and to avoid potentially embarrassing questions. (''The Guardian'')
- Saddam Hussein's former foreign minister Tariq Aziz and other senior members are summoned and appear in an Iraqi court charged with ampquotsquandering the public wealthampquot. (Aljazeera)
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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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