Monday 23 August 2010
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem.
Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sidekick.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB: All Points Bulletin or Body and Brain Connection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 August 2010
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Which were the important events of 23 August 2010 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 23 August
- Satoshi Kon: Japanese animator and screenwriter (d. 2010).
- The Palestinian Authority has warned that it will pull out of peace talks if Israel renews the construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank. (BBC)
- Two members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force are killed by improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan. (AFP via Google News)
- At least 17 people, including a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Maulana Noor Mohammed Wazir, are killed in the bombing of a mosque in Pakistan's South Waziristan region. (''Economic Times of India'')
- The Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam is knocked down by a gust of heavy wind, breaking off about a meter above ground. (NOS)
- Australia's stock market and currency lose value because of the country's hung parliament. (BBC)
- Flooding in China and North Korea:
- 4 people die in floods in Dandong, China after flood waters cause the Yalu River to burst its banks. (AP via ''The Independent'')
- It is expected to take 120 days (4 months) to free the 33 miners trapped underground near Copiapó in the Atacama Desert after it is confirmed that they are all currently alive. (''The Guardian'')
- Cambodia and Thailand resume diplomatic relations after former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra resigns his post as economic advisor to the Cambodian government. (BBC)
- 2 tonnes of elephant ivory and five rhino horns disguised as avocados destined for Malaysia are seized in Nairobi, Kenya. (Reuters)
- China considers removing the death penalty for several economic crimes. (AFP)
- 25 prisoners, including Islamic militants, escape from a prison in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. (ITAR-TASS)
- A dismissed police inspector hijacks a coach belonging to Hong Thai Travel and its 25 Hong Kong tourists in Manila, the capital of the Philippines in order to demand his reinstatement. He is later shot dead by the police. At least 7 hostages are killed and 2 others severely injured. (''Philippine Inquirer'')
- Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rules against a decision by President Barack Obama allowing the expansion of embryonic stem cell research claiming it breaks US law. (Bloomberg)
- Golfer Tiger Woods and his ex-wife Elin Nordegren finalise their divorce. (CBS Sports)
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Sport Games on 23 August 2010
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Munich 1860 : 3 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man City - Liverpool : 3 - 0
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Torino - Varese : 1 - 2
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Guimaraes - Rio Ave : 0 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
- Your Love - Nicki Minaj
- Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
- Love All Over Me - Monica
- Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
- Bittersweet - Fantasia
- B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
- Find Your Love - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Yerbatero - Juanes
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Alejate De Mi - Camila
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- No Puedo Volver - Intocable
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- El Malo - Aventura
- Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
- Pedro Fernandez - Amarte A La Antigua
Top #10 Rock songs
- Linkin Park - The Catalyst
- Another Way To Die - Disturbed
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
- Savior - Rise Against
- Phoenix - Lisztomania
- Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Neon Trees - Animal
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Sustainable energy now supplies just 6 percent of power in Australia, but the country has set a target of 20 percent by 2020. [..]
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City warned that recently enacted financial regulations might not end market perceptions that taxpayers would rescue the largest banks. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $32.95
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $74.54
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.54
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $39.94
- 1 CHF = 6.5284 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4645 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9901 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.058 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?