Friday 11 September 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Jennifer's Body, directed by Karyn Kusama, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- The search and rescue effort following the 2009 Sierra Leone shipwreck comes to end, with 90 confirmed dead and at least 100 others declared missing. (Reuters)
- In an interview with ''The Wall Street Journal'', Libertas founder Declan Ganley says the second Irish referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon is ampquotprofoundly undemocraticampquot. (RTÉ)
- Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian and his wife, Wu Shu-chen, are both sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of corruption. (France 24)
- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe condemns ampquotbloody whitesampquot for meddling in his country's affairs, specifically perceived British and American interference. (IOL)
- President Vladimir Voronin of Moldova resigns. (Xinhua)
- Prime minister Jadranka Kosor of Croatia and PM Borut Pahor of Slovenia agree on an immediate end to Slovenia's blockade of Croatia's EU accession and further negotiation of the Gulf of Piran border dispute between two countries. (''Malaysia Star'')
- The oldest person in the world, Gertrude Baines, dies in Los Angeles aged 115. (RTÉ)
- Sharon Commins, an aid worker kidnapped with a Ugandan colleague in Sudan, makes contact with her family in Ireland for the first time in several weeks. (RTÉ)
- NASA's Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' lands at the Edwards Air Force Base in California, USA. (BBC)
- Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announces the discovery of a vast gas field off the coast of his country, one of the world's largest finds. (MercoPress)
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