Saturday 27 May 2006
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna.
In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits.
X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
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- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.
- A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes central Java in Indonesia, killing more than 6,000, injuring at least 36,000 and leaving some 1.5 million people homeless.
- Tropical Storm Aletta forms south-southwest of the Mexican port of Acapulco, marking the first storm of the 2006 Pacific hurricane season. (NHC)
- Myanmar extends the house arrest detention of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for another year, amid continued pressure from the U.N. for her release. (BBC)
- Over 70 participants in a banned gay pride parade are detained in Moscow. Amongst them are organizers and members of European Parliament. German parliamentary member Volker Beck is punched in the face and arrested by police. Moscow's mayor, Yuriy Luzhkov banned the march, saying ampquothomosexuality is unnatural.ampquot (CNN)
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