Friday 30 January 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa.
He's Just Not That Into You, directed by Ken Kwapis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- The regional Court in Kurgan Oblast, Russia convicts the three prisoners, all born in 1990, of aggravated murder for strangling their cellmate, who had asked them to end his life in this fashion. (Interfax)
- Six people are killed when a Piper PA-34 Seneca crashes near Huntington, West Virginia, United States. (AP via Fox News)
- The U.S. State Department will not renew security contractor Blackwater Worldwide's license when it expires in May 2009. (CNN)
- Michael S. Steele becomes the U.S. Republican National Committee's first African-American chairman. (CNN)
- Somalia's Transitional Federal Government collapses after Al-Shabaab captures Baidoa. (NPR)
- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces an investigation into Israel's attack on the U.N.'s Gaza Strip headquarters. (Al Jazeera)
- A heat wave affects southeastern Australia, with both Adelaide and Melbourne experiencing temperatures above . (Australian BOM)
- More than one thousand workers strike at four different United Kingdom oil refineries. (Sky News)
- Thirteen people are killed and 47 people are missing after a Nakumatt supermarket burns in Nairobi, Kenya. (CNN)
- Norway announces it will raise the German submarine ''U-864'' from the North Sea. (Norway Post)
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