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East Africa now a common market!

30. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Five nations in East Africa implemented new economic rules Thursday to boost cross-border employment and trade. The new steps push forward a larger plan to integrate the economies ofBurundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, which together form the East African Community. When most African countries […]

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s 110th Birthday

29. June 2010

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Tweet Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃tɛɡzypeˈʁi]) (29 June 1900—31 July 1944) was a French writer and aviator. He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), and for his books about aviation adventures, including Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars.

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Sunthorn Phu’s Birthday 2010

26. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Thailand Phra Sunthorn Vohara aka Sunthorn Phu (26 June 1786–1855) is Thailand’s best-known poet and most celebrated as the great poet of Rattanakosin Era. He was born four years after Rattanakosin was established. His career as a royal poet commenced in the reign of King Rama II. When King Rama II […]

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Konrad Zuse’s 100th Birthday

22. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Germany Konrad Zuse (pronounced [ˈkɔnʁat ˈtsuːzə]; 22 June 1910 Berlin – 18 December 1995 Hünfeld near Fulda) was a German engineer and computer pioneer.

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s 105th Birthday

21. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Germany and Google France Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (French pronunciation: [saʁtʁ], English: /ˈsɑrtrə/; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright,novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy, existentialism, and Marxism, and his work continues to influence fields such as Marxist philosophy, sociology, and literary studies. Sartre […]

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First day of Winter, Southern Hemisphere Part 4

21. June 2010

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First day of Winter, Southern Hemisphere Part 3

21. June 2010

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First day of Winter, Southern Hemisphere Part 2

21. June 2010

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First day of Winter, Southern Hemisphere Part 1

21. June 2010

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First day of Summer, Northern Hemisphere Part 4

21. June 2010

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First day of Summer, Northern Hemisphere Part 3

21. June 2010

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First day of Summer, Northern Hemisphere Part 2

21. June 2010

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First day of Summer, Northern Hemisphere Part 1

21. June 2010

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Happy Father’s Day 2010

20. June 2010

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Tweet Father’s Day is a widely known celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in many countries and on other days elsewhere.

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Dragon Boat Festival 2010

16. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is a significant holiday celebrated in China, and the one with the longest history. The Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated by boat races in the shape of dragons. Competing teams row their boats forward to a drumbeat racing to reach […]

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