Thursday 26 March 2009
It was Thursday, 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 Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harve was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 2009.
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 26 March 2009!
Which were the important events of 26 March 2009 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 26 March
- Shane McConkey: Canadian skier and BASE jumper (Born 1969).
- Mount Redoubt volcano in Alaska erupts, shooting a plume of ash and smoke into the atmosphere, up to 20,000m.
- United States President Barack Obama announces a new military strategy for the War in North-West Pakistan and the War in Afghanistan. (CNN)
- Franco-Russian mathematician Mikhail Gromov receives the 2009 Abel Prize. (MAA)
- French President Nicolas Sarkozy will renounce his title of Co-Prince of Andorra if the country does not change its banking laws. (Reuters via ''IHT'')
- Germany admits that the unidentified Phantom of Heilbronn serial killer never existed. (BBC)
- Sudan alleges that an aircraft attacked an arms trafficking convoy near Port Sudan in January 2009. (YNET)
- Forty-seven fragments of the meteoroid 2008 TCampsubamp3amp/subamp are discovered in Sudan's Nubian Desert. (''New Scientist'')
- A car bomb kills at least 16 people and injures 35 others in Baghdad, Iraq. (AFP)
- A Taliban suicide attack kills at least 11 people and injures 20 others in Jandola, Pakistan. (VOA)
- Two tornadoes injure 24 people and damage 108 homes in Mississippi, United States. (CNN)
- Somali pirates hijack ships from the Isle of Man, Greece, and the Seychelles, while three other ships escape. (Marine Log) amp!-- We have so far not had any arguments over listing each attack so don't start now unless there is good reason (or feel free to discuss forming a guideline at Talk:Current events) --amp
- A bus–truck collision kills 14 people and injures four others in Petushki, Russia. (RTÉ)
- Debris from an Arrow Air McDonnell Douglas DC-10 airplane strikes Manaus, Brazil. (BBC)
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?