Friday 27 February 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
Watchmen, directed by Zack Snyder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Associate by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 27 February 2009 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
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- China's Navy and Denmark's Navy thwart Somali pirate attacks on Italian and Chinese merchant vessels in the Gulf of Aden. (''Canadian Press'')
- A nationwide ampquotChicago Tea Partyampquot occurred across the United States, where protesters say government spending is out of control. (Fox Chicago News)
- China's Armed Police shoot a Tibetan monk as he immolates himself in Sichuan. (BBC)
- Global financial crisis of 2008–2009:
- ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand sign a free trade agreement to increase commerce. (Bloomberg)
- The U.S. gross domestic product fell 6.2% in the final fiscal quarter of 2008. (MarketWatch)
- Lloyds Banking Group reports that HBOS lost £10.8 billion during 2008. (BBC)
- Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány requests that the European Union aid Eastern Europe with US$230 billion. (Bloomberg)
- Bangladesh's military arrests 300 Rifles for mutiny and discovers a mass grave containing 58 officers killed during the revolt. (BBC)
- United States President Barack Obama announces he will withdraw most soldiers from the Iraq War by August 2010. (BBC)
- Seven million euros are stolen from the Bank of Ireland in Dublin. (''Irish Times'')
- At least 50 people are killed in combat between Southern Sudan and militias in Malakal. (BBC)
- The animated sitcom ''The Simpsons'' becomes the longest-running U.S. primetime television series after Fox Broadcasting confirms two more seasons. (BBC)
- Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez claims that former Cuban President Fidel Castro recently appeared publicly in Havana for the first time since 2006. (''Irish Times'')
- A report by China's State Council criticizes the United States' human rights record. (''People's Daily'')`
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