Friday 27 May 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele.
X-Men: First Class, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 May 2011 ?
- 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
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- 2011 Libyan civil war
- The cities of Yafran and al-Qalaa in the Nafusa Mountains are in critical condition following ongoing attacks by Muammar Gaddafi's forces, with heavy artillery shelling continuing, water supplies shut off, and no food or medical supplies coming into the towns for weeks. (CNN)
- 2011 Yemeni protests:
- Government planes bomb tribesmen opposed to President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (BBC)
- A ceasefire is later announced to end street battles in the capital Sana'a. (Xinhua)
- 2011 Syrian protests:
- More towns witness large anti-government demonstrations three people are reportedly killed by security forces. (Al Jazeera)
- Syrian security forces allegedly detain a young boy, torture him, and then shoot him to death. (Egyptian Chronicles)
- David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, confirms that his government will be sending AgustaWestland Apache attack helicopters to Libya to assist the 2011 Libyan civil war. (Sky News)
- A camp in Tunisia for people fleeing the conflict in Libya is destroyed after clashes among refugees and local residents. (BBC)
- Six Italian peacekeepers are injured in an attack on their UNIFIL vehicle in Lebanon. (Al Arabiya)
- British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband marries his long term partner Justine Thornton in a low-key ceremony at Langar Hall in Nottinghamshire. (''The Guardian'')
- India gives Tanzania US$180 million in aid to support its development. (Reuters)
- A wildfire causes the evacuation of hundreds of homes in Lake Isabella, California. (''Bakersfield Californian'')
- Bhutan's opposition leader Tshering Tobgay condemns the country's anti-smoking law as ampquotutter madnessampquot as three more people are jailed for possessing cigarettes. (AFP via Google News)
- Bernardo De Bernardinis of Italy's Civil Protection Department and six other seismologists are charged with manslaughter for failing to predict the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake that struck the country. (CBS News)
- A Serbian court rules that former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladić is fit to stand a genocide trial at The Hague. (Reuters)
- Tom Horne, the Arizona Attorney General takes the United States Department of Justice to court over the states medical marijuana laws. (AP via MSNBC)
- 37th G8 summit:
- The G8 leaders agree to give US$20 billion in support of Tunisian and Egyptian reforms after the Arab Spring. (MSNBC)
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