Thursday 4 June 2009
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
The Hangover, directed by Todd Phillips, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
- Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
- United States - Pentecost in 2006
- Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
- Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
- Tonga - National Day.
- International Innocent Child Abuse Victim Day.
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- United Kingdom Secretary of State for Work and Pensions James Purnell announces his resignation and requests that Prime Minister Gordon Brown also resign. ''(Guardian)''
- Two laptop computers that contain personal information on Northern Ireland's 30,000 civil servants are stolen from the Department of Finance and Personnel in Belfast. (RTÉ)
- England conducts local elections in 27 county councils and five unitary authorities. (''Telegraph'')
- The President of the United States, Barack Obama, addresses the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt. (''Washington Post'')
- The European Union's parliamentary election commences in the Netherlands and United Kingdom. (RTÉ)
- Irish Minister for Education and Science Batt O'Keeffe apologises for the postponement of a Leaving Certificate Examination. (''Irish Independent'')
- Australian Minister for Defense Joel Fitzgibbon resigns. (BBC)
- Linguistic analysis confirms that American astronaut Neil Armstrong did not say the article ampquotaampquot in the phrase ampquotone small step for a manampquot when he walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969. (BBC)
- 150,000 people assemble in Hong Kong, China, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. (BBC)
- Two hundred thousand people attend the funeral of Dera Sach Khand leader Sant Ramanand Dass in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. (''Times of India'')
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