Friday 7 September 2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift.
Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Live from Daryl's House.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Botanicula or Dragon Story.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
- Mozambique - Victory Day
- RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
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- Canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran by closing its embassy in Tehran and ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from Ottawa, over support for Syria, nuclear plans and alleged rights abuses.
- Syrian civil war:
- A bomb kills five policemen after Friday prayer outside Rukniyeh mosque in Rukn Eddeen, central Damascus. (VOA via ''YaLibnan'')
- The United Kingdom and the Netherlands call for the European Union to include Hezbollah on its terror list over Hezbollah's stated support for President Assad. (''Haaretz'')
- Iranian sources citing Ash-Shabaab say a U.S. drone attack killed eight people in Kismayo, south Somalia. (Press TV)
- Humanitarian groups express concern over Chile's army head, involved in controversy over a directive instructing military recruiters not to admit homosexuals. (BBC)
- News Limited makes a formal bid for James Packer's Consolidated Media valuing the company at 1.94 billion Australian dollars. (AAP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- The Reserve Bank of India permits Indian investments to and from Pakistan. India's minister of external affairs SM Krishna arrives in Pakistan for a meeting on Saturday in Islamabad with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar. (''Deccan Times'')
- Cipla does not infringe a valid Roche patent on erlotinib (trade name ''Tarceva'') for the production of its generic cancer drug Erlocip, says the Delhi High Court. (LiveMint)
- A series of earthquakes hits south-west China, leaving at least 64 people dead and 715 injured. (BBC)
- South Korea offers food aid to North Korea after recent floods which have killed over 500 North Koreans. (Sky News Australia)
- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC):
- Economic leaders assemble on Russky Island, off the coast of Vladivostok, Russia, for the forum's 24th summit on September 8th and 9th. (apec2012.ru)
- Some details emerge, but no suspect nor a motive, about Wednesday's murder of four people in the foothills of the French Alps. (CNN)
- A former Premier League football youth star is jailed for life with a minimum term of 10 years after being convicted of murdering his girlfriend, who sustained at least 60 stab wounds to the head and body. (BBC)
- The Iranian ministry of interior sets 14 June 2013 as the date of the next presidential election, for a successor of current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. For the first time, this election is to be held on the same date as the next municipal elections. (Reuters via ''Huffington Post'')
- Aries Merritt sets a new world record of 12.80 seconds on the outdoor 110 metres hurdles at the Memorial Van Damme IAAF Diamond League meeting in Brussels. (''De Standaard'')
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