Sunday 5 July 2009
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, directed by David Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
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- A series of violent riots break out in Urumqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.
- The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered, consisting of more than 1,500 items, is found near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England.
- Three people are killed and twenty injured following clashes in Ürümqi, capital of Xinjiang, western China. (Xinhua)
- At least eight people die in blasts at two explosives factories in Madhya Pradesh, India. (BBC)
- One person dies after a monorail collision at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. (CNN)
- The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans claims the debate over homosexuality may split the Church of England the way it has split the Episcopal Church in the United States. (BBC)
- An Irish government delegation arrives in Cairo to be briefed on the Sudan kidnappings. (RTÉ)
- An Iranian political analyst employed by the British embassy in Tehran faces a lengthy prison sentence after being charged with ampquotacting against national securityampquot. (''The Times'')
- Two British service personnel participating in Operation ''Panther's Claw'' are killed in separate attacks in southern Afghanistan. (BBC)
- Five people die in an explosion outside a Catholic cathedral in Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. (RTÉ)
- Mexico holds its legislative election. (El Universal)
- A security operation is conducted to protect the personal details of British diplomat John Sawers. (BBC)
- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is embarrassed by a lesbian kiss at his Sardinian estate. (''The Times'')
- First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson holds separate talks with both sides in the dispute over the Drumcree conflict. (RTÉ)
- At least 23 Somalis are killed and over 50 are wounded in Mogadishu as government soldiers retaliate to mortars fired at the presidential palace by insurgents. (Reuters)
- US Vice President Joe Biden says in an ABC interview that Washington will not interfere in an Israeli attack on Iran. (The New York Times)
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