Saturday 8 August 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
District 9, directed by Neill Blomkamp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The WiseGuys.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice or Just Dance.
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Which were the important events of 8 August 2009 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
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- Daniel Jarque: Spanish footballer (Born 1983).
- Typhoon Morakot makes landfall in Taiwan, and almost the entire southern region of Taiwan is flooded by record-breaking rainfall.
- One of Southeast Asia's most wanted terror suspects, Noordin Mohammed Top, is allegedly killed after a 16 hour siege at a house in Java, Indonesia. (Al Jazeera)
- The second hearing in the trial of Iranian election protesters resumes. (Press TV)
- A small plane and a tour helicopter collide over the Hudson River in the United States. (CNN)
- A suicide bomber detonates a bomb outside the French embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania, wounding two. The attack is the first suicide bombing in Mauritania's history. (RFI)
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