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November 2010

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 2010.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 2010: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2010?


  • 01 Nov 2010 Two Afghan women charity workers are shot dead. They were travelling between Lashkar Gah and Garmser, a volatile area in the Helmand River valley, when they were attacked. (dawn)
  • 02 Nov 2010 Greek mail bombs
  • 03 Nov 2010 Greece suspends air mail deliveries after a series of parcel bombs are sent to foreign embassies and leaders. (CNN) (BBC) (People's Daily)
  • 04 Nov 2010 Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes in central Cuba, killing all 68 people on board.ref name=NYT_1106
  • 05 Nov 2010 A suicide bomber kills at least 50 people and injures around 90 in a mosque near Darra Adam Khel region, 30 kilometers from Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. (CNN) (Xinhua) (Dawn)
  • 06 Nov 2010 The United Nations says that more than 650 women and children have been detained, tortured and sexually abused during mass evictions from Angola to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Al Jazeera)
  • 07 Nov 2010 Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab threaten more attacks in Burundi and Uganda in retaliation for their participation in an African Union peacekeeping operation in the country. Meanwhile, seven people are killed in fighting in the capital Mogadishu. (CP)
  • 08 Nov 2010 AfghanistanAfghan and NATO-led troops kill 15 Taliban militants in the southern Kandahar province during a joint operation. (Xinhua)
  • 09 Nov 2010 A bomb explosion kills Ali Abadi, governor of Shwak district in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia. (Press TV)
  • 10 Nov 2010 The death toll from clashes in Western Sahara increases to 19. (AP via ''South Coast Today'')
  • 11 Nov 2010 November 12 ampndash The G-20 summit is held in Seoul, South Korea. Korea becomes the first non-G8 nation to host a G-20 leaders summit.
  • 12 Nov 2010 A convoy carrying Chinese mine workers is attacked in Cabinda Province, Angola, killing two soldiers. (BBC)
  • 13 Nov 2010 Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao defeats American Antonio Margarito to become the first boxer ever to win championships in eight different weight classes.
  • 14 Nov 2010 One person dies when a bomb in a pushcart explodes in Behsod district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua)
  • 15 Nov 2010 The US Mint releases the 2010 Mount Hood National Forest quarter dollar to circulation.
  • 16 Nov 2010 An anti-tank mine explodes under a truck in Battambang province of Cambodia, killing all 14 people aboard. (Zee)
  • 17 Nov 2010 Researchers at CERN trap 38 antihydrogen atoms for a sixth of a second, marking the first time in history that humans have trapped antimatter.
  • 18 Nov 2010 The US Mint releases the 2010 Abraham Lincoln Presidential dollar to circulation.
  • 19 Nov 2010 Eleven people are killed in clashes between the rival al-Shabaab and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a groups in central Somalia. (Press TV)
  • 20 Nov 2010 Participants of the 2010 NATO Lisbon summit issued the Lisbon Summit Declaration.
  • 21 Nov 2010 Eurozone countries agree to a rescue package for the Republic of Ireland from the European Financial Stability Facility in response to the country's financial crisis..
  • 22 Nov 2010 A stampede during Bon Om Thook (Khmer Water Festival) celebrations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, kills 347.ref name=quotcnn25quot
  • 23 Nov 2010 The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.
  • 24 Nov 2010 Shelling of Yeonpyeong:
  • 25 Nov 2010 At least one person is killed and more than 40 left wounded after hundreds of Christian protesters clash with riot police in Cairo, Egypt. (Pravda)
  • 26 Nov 2010 Three armed men are killed in a shootout in the Russian republic. (rferl)
  • 27 Nov 2010 Seven people are killed after steel box girders used for building an overpass overturn in Nanjing, China. (Xinhua via ''Shanghai Daily'')
  • 28 Nov 2010 WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked quotsecretquot or quotconfidentialquot. 1,796 memos from US embassy in Manila in WikiLeaks 'Cablegate' | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features!-- Bot generated title --
  • 29 Nov 2010 The European Union agree to an €85 billion rescue deal for Ireland from the European Financial Stability Facility, the International Monetary Fund and bilateral loans from the United Kingdom, Denmark and Sweden.ref name=quotrescuedealquot
  • 30 Nov 2010 Battle of Mogadishu (2010)

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Which were the top hits in November 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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  2. - We R Who We Ryoutube
  3. - What's My Name?
  4. - Just The Way You Are
  5. - Only Girl (In The World)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

Toy Story

Toy Story

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey

Country: United States of America

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti


Which were the most popular books released in November 2010?
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Room by Emma Donoghue



NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

Life by Keith Richards



The long-awaited autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones. Ladies and gentlemen: Keith Richards.With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll …

The Last Boy by Jane Leavy

The Last Boy


Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle.

Obama'S Wars by Bob Woodward

Obama'S Wars


In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds of hours of interviews with most of the key …

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher

Side Jobs


New in the Blacktop Cowboy series. Here, together for the first time, are the shorter works of #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher-a compendium of cases that