Tuesday 27 September 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5.
Real Steel, directed by Shawn Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Giorgi Bagrationi: Spanish-Georgian son of David Bagration of Mukhrani.
- North Caucasus insurgency:
- One policeman and seven civilians die as a result of car bombing in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. (Reuters)
- An explosion destroys the Arab Gas Pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula supplying natural gas to Jordan and Israel. (Reuters)
- Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith announces that women will be serving in frontline-combat roles in the Australian military within five years. (ABC News Online)
- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- The Syrian Army launches an attack on the town of Rastan near the city of Homs. (Reuters via Alertnet)
- Abu Sayyaf gunmen attack pro-government militia in the township of Sumisip on Basilan Island in the Philippines, with six people reported killed and five wounded. (AP)
- A suicide bomber kills at least two people in the city of Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. (AP via Forbes)
- Visitors to Australia face delays as Australian Customs and Border Protection Service staff go on strike over a pay dispute. (''Daily Telegraph'')
- South Korea's Financial Services Commission announces plans to pump more money into suspended local savings banks. (Yonhap News)
- Thousands of airline passengers are stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila after Phillippine Airlines staff stage a walkout. (''Phillippines Star'')
- Defence company BAE Systems confirms almost 3,000 jobs will be lost among its UK workforce. (Sky News)
- The board of LCH.Clearnet, an independent European clearing house, reportedly approves of a takeover proposal by the London Stock Exchange. (Reuters)
- Typhoon Nesat hits the island of Luzon in the Philippines with at least sixteen deaths, 100,000 people evacuated and the capital Manila brought to a standstill. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- More than 80 people have died and more than two million affected by floods in India with the states of Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar worst affected. (BBC)
- At least 37 people are killed, including 30 schoolchildren, and another seventy critically injured following a school bus accident at Kallar Kahar in the Punjab province of Pakistan. (''Express Tribune'')
- One miner is killed and another injured following an underground roof collapse at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire, one of the United Kingdom's deepest remaining mines. (BBC)
- Israel approves the construction of 1,100 homes in the Jewish settlement of Gilo on the outskirts of Jerusalem. (BBC)
- CEOs of Iranian Melli Bank and Saderat Bank resign from their positions as a result of $2.6 billion bank fraud. (TABNAK)
- Fugitive hijacker George Wright is caught in Portugal, thirty-nine years after he and members of the Black Liberation Army took control of Delta Air Lines Flight 841 and flew it to Algeria. (CNN)
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