Thursday 25 March 2010
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 25, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rude Boy by Rihanna.
The Penitent Man, directed by Nicholas Gyeney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Dear John by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Last Song.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Harmony of Despair or Doctor Who: The Adventure Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 March 2010
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Which were the important events of 25 March 2010 ?
- Maryland Day.
- Saint Pelagius
- International Waffle Day in Sweden.
- Freedom Day in Belarus
- Greek Independence Day.
- As the day falls close to the vernal equinox, similar to the way Christmas falls near the winter solstice, both days are regarded as one of the Quarter Days to Christians in the British Isles. (see below)
- Traditional date of the start of the new year in England and Wales, until the Calendar Act of 1752 (called Lady Day - see below).
- Traditional date of the death (circa 33), of Jesus, central figure in Christianity (b. circa 1 BC in traditional dating)
- In Christianity, March 25 is typically celebrated as the day of the Annunciation so long as it does not coincide with a Sunday or during Holy Week. (see below)
- The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Lady Day) - this date is nine months before Christmas Day, and is based on the traditional date in Catholicism of a 1 BC - Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and conception of Jesus.
- One of the four Irish Quarter days in the Irish calendar.
- Saint Dysmas, the 'Good Murderer'
- Saint Harold
- Saint Humbert
- The date of the passing of Sauron in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Many fans celebrate this day by throwing parties.
- Saint Izaak
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- Pal Bang-Hansen: Norwegian film critic and television personality (Born 1937).
- A car bomb killed at least 6 people and wounded more than 40 others in a Colombia's Buenaventura city notorious for cocaine trafficking. (Pravda.ru)
- Rustam Minnikhanov is sworn in as the second president of Tatarstan. (''Radio Free Europe'')
- Pakistan's jet fighters pounds militants' hideouts in northwest Pakistan's Mamozai area, killing at least 48 people and injuring 32 others. (Xinhua)
- A Gazan fisherman is critically wounded when the Israeli navy targets his fishing boat in an early morning attack. (''The Muslim News'')
- The United States weakens proposed sanctions against Iran in a bid to win broader support on the UN Security Council as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad dismisses the impact of any new measures to stop Iran’s nuclear program. (The Christian Science Monitor)
- Child sex abuse in the Catholic Church:
- Pope Benedict XVI is accused of failing to act in a case of the sexual abuse of 200 deaf boys. (''The Hindu'')
- Bishop of Waterford and Lismore William Lee apologises for his two-year delay in failing to alert authorities to child sexual abuse allegations in his parish in the mid-1990s, describing as ampquotseriously inadequateampquot his handling of the matter. (CNN)
- An editorial from the Vatican says the news media is acting ampquotwith the clear and ignoble intent of trying to strike Benedict and his closest collaborators at any costampquot. (BBC News)
- Hamas decides to execute Palestinians whom they have found guilty of “collaboration” with Israel despite protests by human rights and legal organizations, while criticizing those who have been firing rockets at Israel in the past few days. (The Jerusalem Post)
- 500 homes near the airport in Mogadishu are demolished by Somali troops. (BBC)
- President of the United States Barack Obama requests that Cuba's leaders release all political prisoners, describing human rights there as ampquotdeeply disturbingampquot. (Al Jazeera)
- 3 die in a medical helicopter crash in Tennessee, United States, with the helicopter that crashed being operated by Hospital Wing. (CNN)
- U.S. defense secretary Robert Gates announces new rules that make it more difficult to expel gay service members. (''The New York Times'')
- Munster Rugby fans in Ireland win a court case against the state allowing pubs to open for business on Good Friday, a day that normally sees all pubs in the country shut for religious reasons. (''The Irish Times'')
- Independent News Media sells its British titles to Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev for £1. (''The Guardian'')
- Dennis Hopper:
- The lawyer for Dennis Hopper admits for the first time that the actor is terminally ill and unable to undergo chemotherapy treatment for his prostate cancer. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Hopper receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (''USA Today'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2010 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Say Something - Timbaland Featuring Drake
- Robin Thicke - Sex Therapy
- Everything To Me - Monica
- Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
- Mary J. Blige - I Am
- Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
- Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Ludacris - How Low
Top #10 Latin songs
- Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
- Dile Al Amor - Aventura
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Mientes - Camila
- Colgando En Tus Manos - Carlos Baute Con Marta Sanchez
- Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Me Enamore De Ti ... - Chayanne
- Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
Top #10 Rock songs
- Your Decision - Alice In Chains
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Muse - Uprising
- Savior - Rise Against
- Phoenix - 1901
- Letter From A Thief - Chevelle
- Snuff - Slipknot
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Muse - Resistance
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?