Saturday 31 January 2009
It was Saturday, 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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Which were the important events of 31 January 2009 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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- Nagesh: Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (Born 1933).
- In Kenya, at least 113 people are killed and over 200 injured following an oil spillage ignition in Molo, days after a massive fire at a Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi killed at least 25 people.
- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro criticizes United States President Barack Obama for supporting ampquotIsraeli genocideampquot against the Palestinian people. (Al Jazeera)
- An armed mob desecrates a Sephardic synagogue in Caracas, Venezuela. (BBC)
- Seven people are killed and 18 are missing after a nursing home burns in Russia's Komi Republic. (CNN)
- At least 111 people are killed and 200 injured in Molo, Kenya, after an oil spill ignites. (The Irish Times)
- Thousands of Russians protest in response to the government's handling of the current economic crisis. (BBC)
- Serena Williams of the United States defeats Dinara Safina of Russia to win the 2009 Australian Open women's singles. (BBC)
- More than 5,000 Royal Police are deployed to Bangkok, Thailand, as supporters of deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra protest. (AFP via Google News)
- A heat wave affects southeastern Australia, killing 20 people as temperatures reach above in Adelaide and Melbourne. (BBC)
- Iraq's provincial elections begin. (Sky News Australia)
- Antananarivo Mayor Andry Rajoelina declares himself ampquotin chargeampquot of Madagascar. (BBC)
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