Wednesday 20 October 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars.
Ways to Live Forever, directed by Gustavo Ron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Fall of Giants by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gigantic.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 101 Shark Pets or DJMAX Portable 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 October 2010 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero reshuffles his cabinet in a move to strengthen his government. (Reuters)
- Somali gunmen release a British security consultant for Save the Children after six days in captivity. (BBC)
- United Kingdom boyband JLS and hip-hop MC Tinie Tempah dominate the Music of Black Origin Awards in Liverpool. (BBC)
- French strikes
- France braces itself for another day of strikes against proposed cuts to pensions that the Senate will consider later this week. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
- The Government of France sends in security forces to lift blockades in three oil depots at Donges, La Rochelle and Le Mans. (BBC)
- China denies reports that it has banned export of rare earth mineral to the United States and Europe following similar measures against Japan. (CNN)
- The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city holds a groundbreaking ceremony for its Eco-technology Park in Binhai New Area a key national strategic area in Tianjin. (''China Daily'')
- Apple announces iLife 11, Mac OSX Lion, a refreshed Macbook Air and the mac app store.
- All four Ecuadorean miners trapped underground since a mine collapse have been found dead. (CNN)
- South Korea arrests an alleged North Korean agent on suspicion of plotting to kill high-profile defector Hwang Jang-yop who died of a heart attack earlier this month. (Al Jazeera)
- Danish and Swedish royals celebrate 200 years since establishment of Swedish royal family. (CPHPOST)
- Leader of the Batkivschyna party Yulia Tymoshenko says that an additional monetary emission by the Ukrainian government of Hr 83.6 billion has already translated into growth in consumer prices. (Kyiv Post)
- At least 1,000 Tibetan students protest in China against a new language policy which they say erodes their culture. (''Turkish Weekly'')
- The two rival presidential candidates in Guinea agree to go ahead with a presidential run-off on Sunday amid the replacement of the head of the election commission. (BBC)
- The Obama administration notifies the United States Congress of plans for a $60billion-dollar weapons deal with Saudi Arabia in a move to threaten Iran. (Reuters)
- Astronomers announce the discovery of the galaxy UDFy-38135539, the most distant object observed from earth. (Daily Mail)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
- Bottoms Up - Trey Songz Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Holding You Down (Goin In Circles) - Jazmine Sullivan
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
- Love All Over Me - Monica
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Fancy - Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz
- No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
- Hot Tottie - Usher Featuring Jay-Z
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
Top #10 Latin songs
- Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- I Like It - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Pitbull
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Al Diablo Lo Nuestro - Espinoza Paz
- El Malo - Aventura
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
Top #10 Rock songs
- Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me
- Neon Trees - Animal
- Kings Of Leon - Radioactive
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Kick In The Teeth - Papa Roach
- Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- Jimmy Eat World - My Best Theory
- Love-Hate-Sex-Pain - Godsmack
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Real estate brokers in China say buyers often sidestep official bank loans, financing their home purchases from hidden sources of income. [..]
Saskatchewan is expected to formally oppose BHP Billiton’s hostile bid for the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, putting pressure on the Canadian government to block the proposed $38.6 billion takeover. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.49
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $84.45
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.01
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.00
- 1 CHF = 6.9115 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.5124 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9417 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.56 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?