Tuesday 5 May 2009
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, directed by Mark Waters, 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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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 05 May
- The confirmed worldwide number of cases of swine influenza reaches 1,490. (CNN)
- Her Majesty's Government reveals the names of 16 of the 22 people banned from entering the United Kingdom. (''The Times'')
- At least 500 soldiers mutiny after Georgia's government discovers a plot to assassinate President Mikheil Saakashvili. (BBC)
- Floods and mudslides in Brazil kill 19 people and render 186,000 others homeless. (MSNBC)
- The Braidwood Inquiry begins to investigate the safety of Tasers and the death of Robert Dziekański. (CBC)
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