Friday 18 June 2010
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 18, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lilia Jean .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Elena Undone, directed by Nicole Conn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Norman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 100 Rogues or CSI: Crime City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 June 2010
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Which were the important events of 18 June 2010 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Convicted murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner (age 49) is executed by firing squad in Draper (Salt Lake City), Utah, USA. Gardner spent 25 years in prison on death row for the murder of a lawyer during an attempt to escape a court hearing. This is the first execution by firing squad in the USA in 14 years.
- The United States welcomes alleged genocide denial lawyer Peter Erlinder's release on health grounds by Rwanda. (BBC News)
- A young man slashed 12 passers-by with a knife on the street in the township of Jinli in Zhaoqing City Guangdong Province on Wednesday, leaving one dead. (Global Times)
- Hope for the dozens of Colombian coal miners trapped underground yesterday begins to fade. At least 50 miners are estimated to still be trapped 2 kilometers underground, all of whom are thought to be dead. Rescue workers have so far recovered 18 bodies, and have advanced 700 meters underground. (''The Washington Post'')
- Interim Kyrgyzstan leader Roza Otunbayeva visits Osh and says the death toll from her country's worst ethnic clashes in two decades could be 2,000. (Aljazeera)
- Indian Muslim television preacher Zakir Naik is banned from entry into the United Kingdom for what is described as ampquotunacceptable behaviourampquot. He was due to lecture in Sheffield and London. (Reuters)
- American Envoy to the Middle East and former Senator George J. Mitchell arrives in Ramallah and holds an immediate meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (balita.ph)
- International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn meets with Prime Minister of Spain José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero in Madrid. (Aljazeera)
- President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa responds in a speech at a commemorative military pageant to critics of the army who say human rights abuses were committed against civilians during the 2009 defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam rebels. (BBC)
- Two former military chiefs in The Gambia are charged over an alleged plot to remove President Yahya Jammeh from office in 2006 critics say the government is manipulating coup allegations for its own gain. (BBC)
- The Polish presidential election is being held earlier, following the death of Polish President Lech Kaczyński in a plane crash on 10 April 2010 near Smolensk. The two front-runners are Bronisław Komorowski from the ruling center-right Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) party and Jarosław Kaczyński from the right-wing Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) party. (Warsawvoice.pl)
- Indian government ministers meet for the first time as they re-examine the 1984 Bhopal disaster. (BBC)
- A landslide triggered by torrential rain kills 8 people in Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku bodies are found in Batugantung Dalam. (''TIME'')
- 8 people are killed and 8 others wounded in two attacks in the Abu Ghraib area west of Baghdad. (nation.com.pk)
- 1998 Nobel Laureate José Saramago from Portugal dies at the age of 87. (CNN)
- The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) starts designing a newer and a more powerful nuclear research reactor than the current Tehran reactor, according to AEOI director Ali Akbar Salehi. (Tehran Times)
- Two people die during a series of tornadoes in Wadena and Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. (Serbia News Channel)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Over - Drake
- Find Your Love - Drake
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
- My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
- Everything To Me - Monica
- All I Do Is Win - DJ Khaled Featuring T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Gitana - Shakira
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Comandos del M.P. (500 Balazos) - Voz de Mando
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Phoenix - 1901
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
- Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Barclays, the U.K.’s third- largest lender, will hire dozens of bankers in Russia as it seeks to become the leading foreign investment bank in two to three years, local chief Bob Foresman told Bloomberg News. [..]
There’s still uncertainty as to how much the disaster will cost, but the agreement to suspend dividends and put $20 billion in escrow helps clarify matters. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.02
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $76.28
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.65
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $48.25
- 1 CHF = 6.1569 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.684 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0845 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.953 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?