Saturday 12 September 2009
It was Saturday, 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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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 12 September
- Willy Ronis: French photographer (Born 1910).
- Police in the Madagascar capital Antananarivo disperse small groups of opposition supporters opposed to the administration of Andry Rajoelina. (IOL)
- A 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurs in Venezuela, injuring many people. (Daily Press)
- ''Lebanon'' wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. (RTÉ)
- Israeli President and Nobel Laureate Shimon Peres is hospitalised after a collapse in Tel Aviv. (''The Washington Post'')
- 2009 Sierra Leone shipwreck:
- 120 of the dead are buried. (IOL)
- 30 more bodies are found. (''Taiwan News'')
- Ireland's Taoiseach Brian Cowen denies Libertas founder Declan Ganley's claim that the second Irish referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon is ampquotprofoundly undemocraticampquot. (RTÉ)
- Eight people are swept away by flash floods and a ninth is killed by lightning as more thunderstorms lash southwestern Algeria. Five people are killed in storms in Morocco. (IOL)
- At least 11 people die following two days of riots in Kampala, Uganda. (IOL)
- At least 7 die in several separate attacks and suicide bombings in Russia's North Caucasus. (AP)
- 10 Warhol paintings dating from the late 1970s are stolen from the private collection of Richard Weisman in Los Angeles, USA. (RTÉ)
- United Nations official Peter Mackay is revealed to have been expelled from Sri Lanka for challenging government assertions at the end of the civil war. (The Guardian)
- In rugby union, South Africa defeat New Zealand 32-29 to win the 2009 Tri Nations Series. (IOL)
- The Guatemalan Army is accused of abducting over 300 children during the 1960ndash1996 Civil War and selling them for adoption. (Reuters)
- Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez says a consignment of Russian-made missiles with a 300km range are due to arrive in his country. (RTÉ)
- President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe's first high-level talks with top EU officials in seven years went well. (BBC)
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