Monday 15 June 2009
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
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- Presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi calls for the presidential election results to be annulled. (BBC)
- Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei orders an inquiry into claims of electoral fraud. (AFP via News Limited)
- Thousands of protestors gather in Tehran in support of Mir Hossein Mousavi, defying a government ban on protests. (Xinhua)
- At least one person is killed and many wounded during clashes between police and protesters in Tehran. (Sky News)
- Lee Myung-bak, South Korea's president, meets U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington to talk about North Korea. (''The Washington Times)
- Pierre Ngaiohni is elected Vice President of New Caledonia. (RNZI)
- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announces that an independent inquiry into the country's role in the Iraq War will be held in private. (Al Jazeera)
- Leaders gather in Yekaterinburg, Russia, ahead of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the first ever BRIC summit. (Xinhua)
- India, the defending champions and favorites at the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, are defeated by England. (BBC)
- The European Union announces it will help resettle detainees released from the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. (Reuters)
- Five Cubans convicted of spying for Cuba are denied an appeal for a new trial by the United States Supreme Court. (CNN)
- Notorious Melbourne Gangland figure Desmond ampquotTuppenceampquot Moran is shot dead outside Deli Cafe in Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia.
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