Sunday 11 October 2009
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Couples Retreat, directed by Peter Billingsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meet the Natives USA.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships or ColorZ.
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- Veronika Neugebauer: German actress and voice actress (Born 1969).
- Luis Armando Pena Soltren, a suspect wanted for the 1968 hijacking of Pan Am Flight 281, is captured after more than 40 years. (CNN)
- Thousands of people attend the state funeral of Arturo ampquotZamboampquot Cavero in Lima, Peru. President Alan García posthumously awards him the Order of the Sun. (BBC)
- Mayoral, regional and district council elections take place in Moscow and 75 other regions across Russia. (BBC)
- An Irish priest, Michael Sinnot, is seized from a convent and taken away in a motorboat by gunmen in Pagadian City, Mindanao in the southern Philippines. (''Miami Herald'')
- At least 10 people die and seven are declared missing in a river ferry sinking on the Mekong in Kratié Province, Cambodia. (Al Jazeera)
- Pope Benedict XVI canonizes five new saints: Father Damien, Rafael Arnáiz Barón, Zygmunt Szczęsny Feliński, Francisco Coll Guitart, and Jeanne Jugan. (''Times of India'')
- A spate of car bombings kills 19 people and wounds dozens in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, in Anbar province. (MSNBC)
- Pakistani commandos storm an office building and rescue 39 people taken hostage by suspected Taliban militants after an attack on the army's headquarters in the city of Rawalpindi. (Reuters)
- The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) announces an end to violence in Northern Ireland. (ABC News)
- Joseph,C and Alice,S Officially together
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