Wednesday 25 August 2010
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 25, 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 Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sidekick.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another Century's Episode: R or Apron of Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 August 2010 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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- Battle of Mogadishu (2010):
- Clashes continue in Mogadishu after a rebel advance on the presidential palace is repelled. (Reuters)
- A military spokesperson claims that a suicide bomber was shot and killed when he tried to drive a truckload of explosives into a Mauritanian army barracks in Néma near the border with Mali. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- A string of attacks in Iraq targeting Iraqi security forces leaves at least 56 people dead. (''New York Times'')
- Actor Paul Hogan is banned from leaving Australia until he settles a multi-million dollar tax bill. (''The Australian'')
- Archaeologists working at the Umm El-Kharga Oasis, 200km south of Cairo, discover a 3,500 year old ancient Egyptian settlement. (ABC News America)
- The flight data recorder from Henan Airlines Flight 8387 is found. (BBC)
- A school bus collides with a train in Cape Town, South Africa, killing at least nine pupils and injuring five others. (AP via ''The Globe and Mail'')
- At least 20 people are killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo after a Filair plane crashes near Bandundu. (Yahoo)
- Hurricane Danielle strengthens to Category 2 on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale and heads towards Bermuda. (AP via Google News)
- The former President of the United States Jimmy Carter arrives in North Korea to negotiate for the release of United States citizen Aijalon Gomes. (CNN)
- Wikileaks publishes a CIA analysis claiming that the United States could be perceived as an ampquotexporter of terrorismampquot. (''Washington Post'')
- Mexican Naval Infantry find 72 corpses at a remote ranch in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, near the border with the US state of Texas. The victims were economic migrants from Central America and South America believed to be murdered by a drug cartel. (''Daily Mail'')
- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrests two suspects in Ottawa for alleged terrorism offences. (CTV)
- Danny Philip, an MP from Rendova Tetepare, is elected the new Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands following the 2010 general election. Philip narrowly defeated Steve Abana with 26-23 vote total. (''Solomon Times'')
- Craig Langdon resigns as an Australian Labor Party MP of the Victorian Legislative Assembly representing Ivanhoe. (AAP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- A solar system is discovered for the star HD 10180 including a possible planet 1.4 times the size of the Earth. (''New York Times'')
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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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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
The Blackstone Group asked a federal appeals court not to revive an investor lawsuit accusing it of hiding bad investments before the private equity firm raised $4.7 billion in its initial public offering in 2007. [..]
Senator Max Baucus, senior Democrat of Montana, said investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is scheduled to participate in the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte next month live via video [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $32.13
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $71.16
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.14
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.14
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- 1 AUD = 6.016 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?