Saturday 7 March 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
Fast & Furious, directed by Justin Lin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Associate by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- Albania ? Teacher's Day
- Catholicism ? Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas, patron saint of married women
Famous Birthdays:07 March
- Jang Ja-yeon: South Korean actress (Born 1982).
- NASA launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida the unmanned Kepler telescope to orbit the Sun to search for Earth-like planets with the potential to host life.
- The Real Irish Republican Army kills two British soldiers and two civilians, the first British military deaths in Northern Ireland since The Troubles.
- The Kepler space observatory, designed to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars, is launched.
- Morocco terminates diplomatic relations with Iran. (AP via Google News)
- The United Kingdom's government increases its ownership stake in Lloyds Banking Group from 43% to at least 60%. (BBC)
- A car bomb in Peshawar, Pakistan, kills at least eight people. (BBC)
- Malaysia's Royal Police quell demonstrations in Kuala Lumpur against the use of the English language in schools. (BBC)
- More than 1,000 people participate in a pro-Tibet protest in London. (AFP)
- Anti-Israel protestors and Sweden's Police Service clash in Malmö, where the two countries were playing a Davis Cup tennis match. (AP)
- Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigns. (Telegraph)
- Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai flies to Botswana for medical treatment following a car accident in Harare in which his wife was killed. (BBC)
- Afghan President Hamid Karzai accepts the Electoral Commission's decision to hold a presidential election on August 20. (Al Jazeera)
- Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport holds a memorial ceremony for the nine victims of Turkish Airlines Flight 1951. (Radio Netherlands)
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