Wednesday 20 January 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha.
Frozen, directed by Adam Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Thy Family.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Babysitting Mama or Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
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- Republican Scott Brown wins the vacated Senate seat in Massachusetts, reducing the Democrats' majority to 59 seats to the Republicans' 41.
- Russian journalist Konstantin Popov dies after being beaten by police in Tomsk, Siberia. (Reuters)
- Malaysian police arrest eight people in connection with a firebomb attack on a church, in a row over the use of the word ampquotAllahampquot. (Al Jazeera)
- Dutch politician Geert Wilders goes on trial for allegedly inciting racial hatred against Muslims. (CNN)
- The Nigerian Army regains control of the city of Jos after religious violence killed more than 200 people. (NEXT)
- Christopher Speight, an American man suspected of shooting and killing eight people in Appomattox, Virginia, surrenders to police. (BBC)
- U.S. investment bank JPMorgan Chase is in talks to buy natural gas firm RBS Sempra for about US$4 billion. (CNBC)
- A 6.1 magnitude aftershock rocks Haiti a week after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. (CBC)
- The Burmese Supreme Court announces it will return a verdict on the extended house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi by next month. (AFP)
- Vietnamese human rights lawyer Le Cong Dinh is convicted on charges of subversion and sentenced to five years in prison. (''Bangkok Post'')
- The 2D version of the film ''Avatar'' is pulled from theaters in China. (''Malaysia Star'')
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