Wednesday 24 November 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 24, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.
TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Glory Daze.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSI: Unsolved or ARGO Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 November 2010
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Which were the important events of 24 November 2010 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 24 November
- Huang Hua: Chinese translator and politician 5th Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (d. 2010).
- Shelling of Yeonpyeong:
- The bodies of two civilians killed in the attack are discovered on Yeonpyeong. (Yonhap)
- South Korea suspends flood aid to North Korea following the attack. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Debut novellist Amy Sackville wins the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for her novel ''The Still Point''.
- Workers in Portugal hold a general strike to protest against proposed cuts to wages. (BBC)
- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits Moscow and meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Chinese companies sign deals worth over $8.6 billion with Russian counterparts. (AFP via Yahoo! Finance)
- Don Chu, an executive of a hedge fund networking fund Primary Global Research, is arrested on insider trading charges in the United States. (Reuters)
- Ireland unveils a 15 billion euro austerity package to secure a bailout from the financial crisis. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- American corporations posted record profits of $1.67trillion for last quarter, amidst high unemployment rates. (CNN)
- 29 miners in a New Zealand mine are confirmed dead after a second explosion, following a first explosion on November 19 which trapped them. (''Sydney Daily Telegraph'')
- An Australian Government report on the Montara oil spill blames it on oil rig operator PTTEP. (AP via Forbes)
- The United Nations and Pan American Health Organization estimate that the number of cases in the 2010 Haiti cholera outbreak could reach more than 200,000 in the next three months. (BBC)
- Former United States House of Representatives Majority Leader and former ''Dancing with the Stars'' contestant Tom DeLay is convicted of money laundering and conspiracy in relation to Republican fundraising for the 2002 Texas state elections. (Reuters)
- Brazilian police shoot dead at least thirteen people in Rio de Janeiro following a wave of violence by suspected drug traffickers. (BBC)
- One protester is killed during clashes between riot police and Egyptian copts after permission was refused for a new church. (RFI)
- Blaise Compaoré is re-elected as President of Burkina Faso following a presidential election with 81% of the vote. (''Times Live South Africa'')
- Protests occur in Kabul follow the announcement of most of the results of the Afghan parliamentary election. (Reuters)
- UK Independence Party MEP Godfrey Bloom is expelled from the chamber of the European Parliament after calling German Socialist MEP Martin Schulz an ampquotundemocratic fascistampquot. (''The Independent'')
- University students throughout England and Wales stage a day of demonstrations against increases in tuition fees and cuts to higher education funding. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
- Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
- Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
- No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
- Right Above It - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Bottoms Up - Trey Songz Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Willow - Whip My Hair
- Love All Over Me - Monica
- All I Want Is You - Miguel Featuring J. Cole
- Lay It Down - Lloyd
Top #10 Latin songs
- Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
- Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
- Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- La Despedida - Daddy Yankee
- Bon, Bon - Pitbull
- Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
- Al Diablo Lo Nuestro - Espinoza Paz
- El Malo - Aventura
- Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Black Keys - Tighten Up
- Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me
- Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
- Neon Trees - Animal
- Kings Of Leon - Radioactive
- Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
- Love-Hate-Sex-Pain - Godsmack
- Porn Star Dancing - My Darkest Days Featuring Zakk Wylde
- World So Cold - Three Days Grace
- Jimmy Eat World - My Best Theory
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Analysts suspect Bernard Arnault, one of the world’s wealthiest men, would like to add the family-controlled company to his stable at LVMH, after quietly building a sizable minority stake. [..]
American companies had their best quarter ever, according to a report that also showed the nation’s output growing faster than initial estimates. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.50
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $89.55
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.76
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.95
- 1 CHF = 6.6802 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.5871 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.986 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.532 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?