Thursday 24 June 2010
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry.
Third Star, directed by Hattie Dalton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Change Your Brain, Change Your Body by Daniel G. Amen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Norman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cannon Cadets or Comic Jumper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 June 2010 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
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- John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in professional tennis history.
- One person died and another two were injured when a shell leftover from the Vietnam War exploded in the central province of Quang Ngai. (Thanhnien News)
- Death Toll in Brazilian Storms Rises to 46 in Brazil's Alagoas and Pernambuco states. (Xinhua)
- A parcel bomb delivered to the public order ministry in Athens, addressed to counter-terrorism minister Michalis Chrysohoidis, is opened by an aide, instantly killing him Chrysohoidis is unhurt. Prime Minister George Papandreou labels it a terrorist attack. (''The Guardian'')
- Belgian authorities raid their country's Catholic Church HQ during an investigation into child sexual abuse as rumours circulate about a cover-up. (''The Age'')
- Rescue workers continue the search for hundreds of people who have disappeared during floods in Brazil. (Aljazeera)
- At least twelve people are killed, and 17 more people are injured, in a train accident in Castelldefels, near Barcelona. (BBC News)
- A Knesset parliamentary delegation to the Council of Europe, led by Yohanan Plesner, seeks to block a key vote intent on establishing an international probe into the Gaza flotilla raid. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
- Several people are killed during suicide attacks and bombings across Iraq. (Aljazeera)
- Public sector workers strike in their millions across France. (RTÉ)
- Organisers of a fresh aid flotilla to Gaza cancel the event due to what they describe as ampquotIsraeli threatsampquot, while the United States Department of State issues a statement calling aid flotillas to Gaza ampquotirresponsibleampquot. (Ynetnews)
- U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon states as ampquotillegal and unhelpfulampquot the plan to demolish Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem to make way for a tourist park. (BBC)
- Hooded gunmen kill 4 commuters in Philippines. (CBS)
- Burundi's defence minister Germain Niyoyankana says he hopes opposition leader Agathon Rwasa has not gone into hiding as this is banned. Rwasa, an ex-rebel chief, signed a peace deal in 2009. A spokesman says he has only gone on holiday for 15 days. (BBC)
- During a meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu, Austria's Chancellor Werner Faymann calls on him to lift the Gaza Strip embargo. (''Austrian Independent'')
- Somaliland is set to go to the polls with its president facing a challenge to be reelected. (Aljazeera)
- Russia's natural gas export monopoly Gazprom announces that it will restart gas supply to Belarus in full following payment of the debt. (Reuters)
- Bridgeport, Connecticut in the United States is put under a state of emergency when hurricane force winds from a strong storm went through causing injuries and severe damage including the collapse of a multi-story building. (CTPost)
- Sri Lanka announces that a United Nations panel investigating human rights abuses will not be allowed to enter the country. (''Times of India'')
- China announces it has broken up what it describes as a terrorist ring in Xinjiang in the west of the country. (Al Jazeera)
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
- There Goes My Baby - Usher
- OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
- Find Your Love - Drake
- Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
- Over - Drake
- Sex Room - Ludacris Featuring Trey Songz
- All I Do Is Win - DJ Khaled Featuring T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross
- Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
- Everything To Me - Monica
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
- Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
- La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Gitana - Shakira
- Y Como Es El - Marc Anthony
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Good Life - Three Days Grace
- Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
- The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
- Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
- Phoenix - 1901
- Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
- Savior - Rise Against
- Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
- Muse - Uprising
- Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.55
- 1 CHF = 6.1678 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.518 CNY
- 1 CAD = 1.0562 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.893 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?