Saturday 9 September 2006
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake.
In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits.
The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilke was one of the best selling books.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- BBC's The Proms 'Last Night at the Proms' took place at Royal Albert Hall in London. The proms were simulcasted to cities across the United Kingdom like Glasgow, Swansea, Belfast, Manchester and London Hyde Park. More than 100,000 people attended the festival in London and elsewhere. The proms are currently in their 112th season. (BBC News)
- Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off from John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin STS-115. (CNN.com)
- A 4.4 magnitude earthquake affects Israel and the West Bank. No injuries are reported. (Reuters)
- Taliban insurgency (Operation Medusa):
- 19-year-old Maria Sharapova wins her second Grand Slam, upsetting Justin Henin-Hardenne 6ndash4, 6ndash4 in the final of the 2006 U.S. Open. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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