Sunday 6 May 2012
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Hick, directed by Derick Martini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 2012 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
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- Off the coast in the north of Peru hundreds of dolphins and more than 1,000 birds, mostly pelicans, die under unexplained circumstances. (''New York Times'')
- The Government of Egypt extends a curfew around its Defence Ministry in Cairo to deter attacks for a third night. (''Egyptian Independent'')
- Voters in France go to the polls for the second round of the French presidential election, with François Hollande elected President. (BBC)
- Voters in Greece go to the polls for a parliamentary election with parties opposed to austerity measures winning 60 per cent of the vote and the two main parties in favour of austerity suffering withering defeats. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Voters in Serbia go to the polls for a presidential and parliamentary election. (AP via ABC News America)
- In Italian football, Juventus wins the Serie A title for the 28th time. (AFP via Google)
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