Wednesday 15 April 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
17 Again, directed by Burr Steers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stranger Among Bears.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ant Nation or Trine.
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- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
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- China launches a second satellite as part of its Compass global navigation system. (Xinhua)
- Swiss investment bank UBS AG will cut 8,700 jobs. (Sky News)
- The Pitcairn Islands abolish alcohol prohibition. (RNZI)
- The French Navy captures 11 Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. (BBC)
- The United States' consumer price index records its first year-on-year deflation since 1955. (Times Online)
- The Tax Day Tea Party protests against higher taxes and out-of-control government spending began rallying across the United States. WSJ)
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