Wednesday 2 December 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
Zvenigora, directed by Aleksandr Dovzhenko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Under the Dome by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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- FIFA, the world governing body for association football, announce after an emergency session of their Executive Committee, that following the controversy over the Thierry Henry handball incident, it will set up an inquiry into the use of extra officials or technology, but any changes will not be implemented for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Wikinews
- Indonesia bans the Australian film ''Balibo'', which follows the story of the Balibo Five, a group of journalists killed during the 1975 Indonesian invasion of East Timor. (Reuters)
- The body of German-Austrian billionaire Friedrich Karl Flick, stolen from the grave in 2008 and held for ransom, is returned to his family. (BBC)
- More than 50 prominent Nigerian public figures call for President Umaru Yar'Adua to resign, saying his health is impairing his judgment. (Xinhua)
- An Islamist group in the North Caucasus claims the bomb attack on a Nevsky Express train in Russia was conducted on orders of ampquotEmir of the Caucasus Emirateampquot Dokka Umarov. (Xinhua)
- The trial of suspected Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk is postponed after he is taken ill. (AFP)
- Wikipedia is ordered by a senior British judge to breach its confidentiality after a woman pleaded for help in identifying an alleged blackmailer. (''Daily Telegraph'')
- Five British yachtsmen held by Iranian Revolutionary Guards are released. (Press TV)
- Cocktail waitress Jaimee Grubbs provides evidence to reporters that she had an affair with golf legend Tiger Woods. (''Huffington Post'')
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