Wednesday 24 February 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha.
Remember Me, directed by Allen Coulter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parenthood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer or Cover Orange.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 February 2010
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Which were the important events of 24 February 2010 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
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- The discovery of the sauropod genus ''Abydosaurus'' is announced. (''Irish Times'')
- Toyota's President Akio Toyoda apologises to the United States Congress for safety problems that led to deaths and worldwide recalls of its vehicles. (''New York Times'')
- Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast Guillaume Soro announces the formation of a new government after 48 hours of negotiations, and opposition parties demand the reinstatement of the electoral commission. (Al Jazeera)
- Cuban President Raúl Castro ampquotlamentsampquot the death of political prisoner Orlando Zapata, who was on a hunger strike for more than 80 days in protest of prison conditions in the country. (Reuters)
- RasGas, a joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil, starts its seventh LNG train, ensuring Qatar's position as the world's biggest producer of liquefied natural gas. (Bloomberg)
- Oxfam Hong Kong suspends its student training programme in China after the Chinese government said the charity had ampquotunfriendly intentionsampquot. (My Sin Chew)
- Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first cricketer in history to score a double century in One Day International cricket. (Rediff)
- The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China rejects Tengzhong's bid to purchase Hummer from General Motors. (''New York Times'')
- The first Vincent van Gogh to be authenticated since 1995 goes on display at a Zwolle museum 26 years after the death of the museum founder who first identified it. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
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Sport Games on 24 February 2010
Serie AItalian Football
- Fiorentina - Milan : 1 - 2
- Udinese - Cagliari : 2 - 1
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Cercle Brugge - Charleroi : 1 - 0
- Roeselare - Genk : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hansa Rostock - Union Berlin : 0 - 0
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Wrexham - Stevenage : 0 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
- Say Something - Timbaland Featuring Drake
- Ludacris - How Low
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Mary J. Blige - I Am
- Robin Thicke - Sex Therapy
- BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Sade - Soldier Of Love
Top #10 Latin songs
- Dile Al Amor - Aventura
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Mientes - Camila
- Colgando En Tus Manos - Carlos Baute Con Marta Sanchez
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Did It Again (Lo Hecho Esta Hecho) - Shakira
- Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
- El Doctorado - Tony Dize
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Your Decision - Alice In Chains
- Muse - Uprising
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Pearl Jam - Just Breathe
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Savior - Rise Against
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Phoenix - 1901
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
A Chinese machinery company has failed to win regulatory approval and to gain financing to operate the automaker. [..]
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said it had placed 702 lenders on its list of “problem” banks, the most since 1993. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.62
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $66.32
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.19
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.04
- 1 CAD = 6.4792 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0255 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.098 CNY
- 1 AUD = 0.9657 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?