Tuesday March 12, 2019
US date format: 3/12/2019, UK date format: 12/3/2019
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).
The Village, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019
while Silent Night by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching What We Do in the Shadows.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 12, 2019?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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- Boeing 737 MAX groundings: The European Union, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Turkey ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. This means 40% of the global fleet is now grounded, with Indonesia, China and several airlines grounding their aircraft yesterday. Boeing states they will issue a software update for the model within weeks. (The Guardian) (BNO) (AFP)
- The European Union, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Turkey ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. This means 40% of the global fleet is now grounded, with Indonesia, China and several airlines grounding their aircraft yesterday. Boeing states they will issue a software update for the model within weeks. (The Guardian) (BNO) (AFP)
- The sinking of the Grande America causes a 2,200 tonnes (4,900,000 lb) oil spill in the Bay of Biscay, France. (FreightWaves) (The Independent)
- In an annual report, the Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service warns that Russia will "very likely" try to intervene in European parliamentary elections this May to undermine unity within the European Union "by sowing disorder and disbelief" within and between the 28 European Union member states. (Sky News)
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 2 Former Goldman Executives Barred From Banking Industry After Malaysia Fraud Scandal Goldman Sachs helped the Malaysian fund, known as 1MDB, sell billions of dollars of debt to investors. One of the bankers has pleaded guilty in a fraud investigation related to the work. [..]
- Boeing Flights Grounded Across the Globe, but Not in the U.S. Boeing’s chief made a personal appeal to President Trump, calling from Chicago to express his confidence in the safety of the company’s 737 Max 8 jets. [..]
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