Thursday 18 March 2010
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. 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.
She's Out of My League, directed by Jim Field Smith, 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 Radio Radio.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital: A Love Story or Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
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- Fess Parker: American actor and singer (d. 2010).
- Dennis Klerks 18 years Kerkrade
- The Sudanese government signs a ceasefire deal with a small Darfur rebel group, Liberation and Justice Movement. (Al Jazeera)
- Nigeria recalls its ambassador to Libya after Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi suggests the country be partitioned into two separate Christian and Muslim nations. (Al Jazeera)
- Proposed international trade bans on polar bears and bluefin tuna are rejected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. (BBC)
- Former Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick is arrested and has his home searched under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at his home in Greystones, County Wicklow. (''The New York Times'')
- Current Bishop of Derry Séamus Hegarty is named as one of those involved in a ampquotsecret dealampquot in the case of a woman who says she was sexually abused for ten years from the age of eight. (''The Times'')
- An official report released after five years of research by the Dresden Historians' Commission states a reduced figure of as many as 25,000 people died in the 1945 bombing of Dresden. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is to be extradited to the U.S. following a ruling by a Guatemalan criminal court. (BBC)
- A Thai farm worker in Israel is killed by a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory of Gaza, according to the Israeli military. (Al Jazeera)
- Turkey arrests around 20 people as it investigates an alleged attempted coup d'état. (''The Guardian'')
- Charges occur in The Gambia's attempted coup d'état to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh. (BBC)
- Released kidnapped child Sahil Saeed returns home to Manchester in England. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- French photographer Sophie Ristelhueber wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. (BBC)
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