Thursday 15 September 2005
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West.
In UK Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes was in the top 5 hits.
Serenity, directed by Joss Whedon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005
while Eldest by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les invincibles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum or Lego Star Wars.
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Which were the important events of 15 September 2005 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
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- Sidney Luft: American film director (Born 1915).
- Nintendo finally reveals the controller for its next generation console on its website. Reactions from gamers are mixed.
- U.S. President George W. Bush addresses the nation from Jackson Square in New Orleans saying: ampquotWe have witnessed the kind of devastation no citizen of this great and generous nation should ever have to know. We will do what it takes and stay as long as it takes to help New Orleans to return their community and their lives.ampquot He provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) phone number to assist families in reuniting: 877‒568‒3317. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
- The Clinton Global Initiative is inaugurated in New York.
- The Supreme court of Israel rejects the opinion of International Court of Justice for the removal of Israeli West Bank barrier, but calls on part of the wall to be re-routed so as not to encroach on Palestinian lands. The world court had called the barrier illegal and ordered the wall be torn down. (Ireland Online)
- Conflict in Iraq: At least 26 Iraqi police die following two car bombs in the Baghdad. Elsewhere, 3 Shia pilgrims are shot dead by a passenger in a passing car traveling to Karbala, two Iraqi police members are killed near Kirkuk and three civil servants die following an attack on the Ministry of Industry in East Baghdad. (BBC)
- Australia: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation rushed to air its interview with former Labor Party Opposition leader Mark Latham after fending off legal challenges from News Corporation, publishers of ''The Australian'' and the ''Herald Sun''. (ABC News).
- Most of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly call for eliminating poverty. (UN)/text
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