Saturday 9 May 2009
It was Saturday, 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.
Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 May 2009 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 09 May
- Evgenios Spatharis: Greek puppeteer actor and director (d. 2009).
- Nine chemical substances are added to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants' banned list. (Reuters)
- The Democratic Party wins a plurality of seats in Indonesia's People's Consultative Assembly. (BBC)
- Jacob Zuma is inaugurated as President of South Africa. (Reuters)
- The United Nations Security Council condemns the Union of Forces for Democracy and Development's ongoing incursions from Sudan into Chad. (UN News)
- The Pakistani Army kills 55 Taliban militants in Swat, Pakistan. (Reuters)
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