Sunday 9 May 2010
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Nothin' On You by B.o.B..
Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Burned by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast was one of the best selling books.
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- 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".
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- BP's containment chamber fails, prolonging the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. (Reuters)
- The regional coalition of Christian-Democrats (CDU) and Free Democrats (FDP) are voted out of office in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), which may lead to the federal government of Chancellor Angela Merkel losing its majority in the upper house. (''The Independent'')
- Sandro Bondi, Italy's minister of culture, calls for a boycott of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival after a documentary on the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake was included in the programme. (Reuters)
- A mine explosion in Mezhdurechensk (Kemerovo Oblast), Russia, kills at least 12 people and injures 24 others with 64 unaccounted for. (TVNZ)
- U.S. missiles kill five people in North Waziristan, Pakistan. (AP)
- A Chinese man is freed from prison after 10 years after the man he had been convicted of killing is found alive. (''Philippine Daily Inquirer'')
- Somali pirates seize MS ''Marida Marguerite'', a German-owned tanker, off the coast of Somalia. (Press TV)
- The 26th annual Vancouver Sun Run happens today in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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