Milestones

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SNUBBED

Former British PMs Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, who were left off the royal-wedding guest list. It didn't come as a total shock--both had frosty relations with the royal family.

ARRESTED

Suresh Kalmadi, the organizer of India's scandal-ridden Common-wealth Games. Kalmadi is accused of corruption tied to the awarding of contracts.

DIED

Norio Ohga, 81, former Sony chief executive who helped develop the world's first CD.

LAUNCHED

Facebook Deals, the social network's online coupon service, which will compete with Groupon by offering users discounts at local businesses.

HIRED

Thomas Schieffer, by baseball commissioner Bud Selig, to run the Los Angeles Dodgers after the league became concerned over the club's financial troubles.

DIED

Poly Styrene, 53, front woman of the underground British band X-Ray Spex, which released the classic punk album Germ Free Adolescents in 1978.

HACKED

Playstation Network and Qriocity, which provide access to games and music for 77 million users; credit-card info and personal data may have been stolen.