Sunday 12 April 2009
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Poker Face by Lady GaGa.
17 Again, directed by Burr Steers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 April 2009 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
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- Marilyn Chambers: American porno actress, a celebrity in her field for such films as "Insatiable" and "Behind the Green Door.
- U.S. Navy rescues Captain Richard Phillips killing three pirates, and capturing a fourth.
- Thai political crisis:
- Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva declares a state of emergency in Bangkok and its surrounding areas. (RadioFree Europe)
- Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra urges the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship to revolt. (CNN)
- Sri Lanka's Armed Forces temporarily suspend their offensive against the Tamil Tigers to allow civilians to find refuge. (Al Jazeera)
- Pope Benedict XVI says that only reconciliation can resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people. (MSNBC)
- Ángel Cabrera wins the PGA Tour's 2009 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, United States. (Yahoo)
- Captain Richard Phillips of the MV ''Maersk Alabama'', who was abducted by Somali pirates, is rescued. (CNN)
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