Friday 2 January 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zohra Dati .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlestations: Pacific or Buzz!: Brain of the World.
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- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Zohra Dati: Daughter of french ex-Minister Rachida Dati.
- Inger Christensen: Danish poet (Born 1935).
- A Swedish charter aircraft carrying 150 passengers touches down at Baghdad International Airport, becoming the first European commercial flight to land there since 1990. (AFP via Google News)
- 2008 SLA Northern offensive: The Sri Lankan Army captures the Tamil Tigers' ''de facto'' capital of Kilinochchi. (BBC)
- Ethiopia withdraws its military forces from Somalia after two years of helping the Transitional Federal Government combat insurgents. (BBC)
- Luis Fortuño is sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico. (AP)
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