Friday 8 May 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard, 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 Great Queen Seondeok.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Active Life: Extreme Challenge or Boom Blox Bash Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 2009 ?
- 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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- Fannie Mae, the largest provider of U.S. home mortgage funding, reports a US$23.2 billion loss in the first quarter, and seeks US$19 billion in additional funding from the US Treasury.
- Thunderstorms throughout the Midwestern United States kill five people. (''New York Times'')
- Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands that the United States halt airstrikes in the war against the Taliban. (Reuters)
- Louis Caldera resigns as Director of the White House Military Office. (''New York Times'')
- Islamic terrorist and Singaporean fugitive Mas Selamat bin Kastari is arrested in Malaysia. (AP via Google News)
- At least 45,000 people evacuate as war between the government and the Taliban continues in Swat, Pakistan. (Sky News)
- A cave-in at a gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea, kills 20 people, injures five more, and renders ten others missing. (BBC)
- Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. (BBC)
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