Saturday 21 March 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
I Love You, Man, directed by John Hamburg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Formula 1: BBC Sport.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bonsai Barber or CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 March 2009 ?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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- Walt Poddubny: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1960).
- At least 21 people are killed during combat in Russia's Dagestan Republic. (Reuters India)
- Five thousand people are temporarily evacuated from Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, after a tank truck carrying hydrofluoric acid overturns. (AP via ABC News)
- Ireland defeats Wales in rugby union's Six Nations Championship. (BBC)
- Anna Bligh of the Labor Party is reelected Premier of Queensland, Australia. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Two people are killed and eight injured during a stampede to see Pope Benedict XVI in Luanda, Angola. (RTÉ)
- Venezuela's military seizes key airports and sea ports throughout the country. (BBC)
- Emirates Airline Flight EK407 makes an emergency landing in Australia after enduring a tailstrike during takeoff from Melbourne Airport. (BBC)
- Andry Rajoelina is inaugurated as President of Madagascar. (BBC)
- One hundred thousand people protest against the Sicilian Mafia and Camorra in Naples, Italy. (BBC)
- Somali pirates hijack the Indian cargo ship ''Al Rafiquei''. (Reuters)
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