- by Variance Staff
- November 6, 2010
As if you needed reminding, your city's major intersections are a lot cleaner and you're probably seeing more Old Spice and eTrade baby commercials--because the 2010 elections have come and gone.
This week was also great for the music industry. Lil Wayne was released from jail. But more importantly, Taylor Swift surpassed 1 million copies of her new album sold in one week. (It's been five years since an artist reached such a benchmark.) By comparison, this year's hit-makers Katy Perry and Eminem sold 192,000 and 741,000 copies, respectively, in their first week this year. Swift sold 1,047,000 last week.
Also in the news this week, Reverend Billy Graham has turned 92. One of most respected and well-known evangelists of the 20th century, Graham says he still has a sermon in his heart.
Here's what you missed for the week ending November 7, 2010: