Tuesday 6 January 2009, Epiphany
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II or Chocolatier: Decadence by Design.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 2009 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- United States President-elect Barack Obama offers CNN medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta the position of Surgeon General. (''Washington Post'')
- Russia's Gazprom alleges that Ukraine has blocked three key gas pipelines to Europe, making natural gas delivery there impossible. (Reuters)
- Israeli artillery strikes near a United Nations school in Gaza City, killing at least 40 people. (CNN)
- Kathmandu University students protest against the Nepali government's decision to replace Indian head priests at Pashupatinath Temple with Nepalis. (CNN-IBN)
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