Wednesday 16 May 2012
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov, directed by Lev Kuleshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roomies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Friends or Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 2012 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
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- Cambodian police and soldiers clash with villagers after attempting to evict them from their land, where a Russian plantation project is to be headquartered. A teenage girl has reportedly been killed. (AP via ''The Jakarta Post'')
- The black box from a Russian passenger jet that crashed in the Indonesian province of West Java on May 9 is recovered by Indonesian authorities. (CNN)
- Police in the Australian state of Queensland remove an Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Musgrave Park in the state capital Brisbane. (ABC Online)
- Greek politics:
- Greece is to hold a second round of elections on June 17, after final talks by the major political parties to form a coalition government were unsuccessful. (BBC)
- Former judge Panagiotis Pikrammenos is appointed to lead a caretaker government in the meantime. (AP via ''Huffington Post'')
- Jean-Marc Ayrault is sworn in as the Prime Minister of France. (AP via ''The San-Francisco Chronicle'')
- Parachuting Rat, an artwork by Banksy, in Melbourne, estimated to be worth AU$50,000, has been accidentally destroyed by building work. (ABC News Australia)
- China Central Television Headquarters in Beijing is completed, a decade after its design by OMA. ( (''Huffington Post''))
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