Monday 11 May 2009
It was Monday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 May 2009 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
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- The NASA space shuttle Atlantis blasts off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on a mission to fix the Hubble Space Telescope.
- Six people are injured as an elevator collapses inside Tower Bridge in London, England. (''The Times'')
- The People's Republic of China confirms its first case of (A)H1N1 influenza. (Xinhua)
- An Iranian appellate court releases imprisoned American journalist Roxana Saberi. (BBC)
- A United States Army soldier kills five comrades at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq. (Sky News)
- A gunman kills two people and commits suicide near Oslo, Norway. (BBC)
- Tata Motors intends to raise £1 billion to sustain Jaguar Land Rover. (''Times of India'')
- Guatemalan President Álvaro Colom is accused of ordering the assassination of lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg. (''Times Online'')
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