Saturday 29 August 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Up in the Air, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer 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 29 August 2009 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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- Chandrayaan-1 loses contact with ground control. (Indian Express)
- Noel Gallagher leaves the British rock band Oasis. (''The New York Times'')
- Several people are reported killed after fresh clashes erupt in the Kokang region of Shan State, northeastern Burma, near the border with China. A bomb is also thrown across the border. (AFP)
- North Korea frees four South Korean fishermen seized last month when the boat strayed across the Northern Limit Line sea boundary. (''JoongAng Daily'')
- Two civilian members of the UNAMID peacekeeping force are kidnapped by armed men in Darfur, Sudan. (BBC)
- Seven people are found dead in the US state of Georgia and two are seriously wounded in one of the worst slayings in the state in 25 years. CBS News
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