Monday 8 May 2006
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna.
In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits.
Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Classic British Motor Racing or College Hoops 2K7.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 2006 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
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- Iain Macmillan: Scottish photographer and educator (d. 2006).
- Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma is acquitted of a rape charge the judge rules that a sexual encounter with a 31-year old HIV-positive woman was consensual. (Guardian)
- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad writes to United States President George W. Bush. This marks the first time in 27 years that an Iranian President has written to a U.S. President. (CBC)
- The Italian parliament starts to vote in order to elect the successor of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi as President of the Italian Republic. Gianni Letta leads after the first round of balloting. (BBC)
- Judgement is given in London for Apple Computer in a high-profile trademark suit brought by The Beatles' company, Apple Corps. (Reuters)
- A Historic Election is about to take place in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Where two major parties AIADMK and DMK are contesting to capture the power.
- Sony unveils its Play Station 3 game console, and makes an embarrassing impression in its E3 presentation.
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