Monday 25 September 2006
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake.
In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits.
The Fountain, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Inside My Heart by Robin McGraw was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- The Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans re-opens 13 months after Hurricane Katrina with extensive repairs, including the largest re-roofing project in the United States.
- Up to a million cluster bomblets discharged by Israel in its conflict with Hezbollah remain unexploded in southern Lebanon, the UN has said. (BBC)
- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that rabbis are more critical of Zionism and the ampquotZionist regimeampquot than he has been. He expresses hope that ampquotGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world without the United States and Zionism.ampquot (Al Jazeera.com)
- Condoleezza Rice, the United States Secretary of State, and Barry Lowenkron, the assistant secretary of state for human rights, meet with Kasymzhomart Tokayev, the foreign minister of Kazakhstan. They discussed the War in Afghanistan and Iraq and the Nazarbayev administration's desire to head the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in 2009, which the United States Government opposes. (Eurasia Net)
- 2003 invasion of Iraq and its aftermath:
- Iraq insurgency: British forces are reported to have killed senior Al-Qaeda operative Omar al-Faruq during a gunfight in Basra, Iraq. (BBC)
- The United States Marine Corps says three troops from Camp Pendleton will face courts-martial on murder charges in the death of an Iraqi man. (AP via KESQ)
- Saddam Hussein is back in court in Baghdad to face charges of genocide against the Kurds in the late 1980s. His legal team boycotts proceedings over claims of interference by the Iraqi government, and he is subsequently ejected for protesting. (Reuters)
- The family of the lone survivor in the crash of Comair Flight 5191 says doctors have amputated co-pilot James Polehinke's left leg, and he has no memory of the crash. (NBC Lexington)
- Remains of Dagmar of Denmark, the mother of the last Tsar of Russia, are transported from the Roskilde Cathedral to Saint Petersburg in order to be reburied in the Peter and Paul Cathedral on 28 September. (BBC)
- After taking over Kismayo, Somali Islamist militants open fire on anti-sharia protesters. Three deaths are being reported. (BBC)
- Two gunmen kill Safia Ahmed-jan, the provincial director of Afghanistan's Ministry of Women's Affairs outside her home in Kandahar. (BBC)
- Chen Liangyu, the Shanghai Communist Party of China General Secretary and a senior member of the Shanghai clique, is dismissed for corruption. (ABC)
- The New Orleans Saints return to the Superdome for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. (The New York Times)
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