Monday 28 September 2009
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Daybreakers, directed by The Spierig Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching InuYasha: The Final Act.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Star Cheer Squad 2 or Build 'n Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
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- Ulf Larsson: Swedish actor and director (d. 2009).
- The US Mint releases the 2009 US Virgin Islands quarter dollar to circulation.
- The military junta leading Guinea, headed by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, sexually assaulted, killed and wounded protesters during a protest rally in a stadium called Stade du 28 Septembre.
- Japan's Liberal Democratic Party elects Sadakazu Tanigaki to replace Taro Aso. (Xinhua)
- Iranian students at the University of Tehran demonstrate against the government on the first day of the new academic year. (Reuters India)
- Opponents of the Treaty of Lisbon question the European Commission on deliberate interference in the Irish referendum campaign in order to secure its desired ampquotYesampquot vote, suggesting that the Commission has broken the law. (''The Irish Times'')
- Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi and Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez sign eight accords in Caracas following the weekend's second ASA summit. (Xinhua)
- The death toll in the worst flooding in the Philippines for forty years reaches 140 as the capital Manila is ampquotoverwhelmedampquot. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Roman Polanski officially challenges his proposed extradition from Switzerland to the United States to face child sexual abuse charges stemming from a 1977 incident. (AP via Yahoo! News)
- Those in power in Honduras empower police to quash ampquotunauthorisedampquot gatherings as President Manuel Zelaya calls on his supporters to march on the three-month anniversary of his fall, saying it will be ampquotthe final offensiveampquot. (''The Guardian'')
- An Eldoret operation commences to close down Kenya's largest camp for people forced to flee their homes during the 2007–2008 Kenyan crisis ethnic violence. (BBC)
- President of the autonomous Government of Southern Sudan Salva Kiir says Sudan is at a ampquothistoric crossroadsampquot which will lead to a split from the north. (Voice of America)
- Australia's 12 Apostles natural landmarks continue to crumble. (''The Times'')
- Little Cumbrae, Scotland is converted into an ashram. (BBC)
- Charges of plotting to topple Robert Mugabe against Jestina Mukoko, a prominent Zimbabwean rights activist, are thrown out after the Supreme Court rules she had been tortured while in custody. (''The New York Times'')
- Grégoire Ndahimana, a former mayor accused of taking part in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, pleads not guilty at a United Nations tribunal. (''The Age'')
- ''Chinese Civilisation Revisited'' by Xiao Jiansheng, a book about Chinese history which is outlawed in China, goes on sale in Hong Kong. (AsiaOne)
- A police officer who served at the G20 demonstrations in London in April 2009 is to face a charge of assaulting a woman with a baton after becoming involved in a confrontation at a vigil for Ian Tomlinson. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Spain's Pablo Pineda wins the best actor award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, the first actor with Down's syndrome to win an international film award. (''Latin American Herald Tribune'')
- Art historian Henry Adams claims abstract impressionist Jackson Pollock camouflaged his signature as a ampquothidden messageampquot inside his famous 1943 ''Mural''. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- North Korea revises its constitution, removing all references to communism, while mentioning human rights for the first time, as well as stating Kim Jong-il as its ampquotSupreme Leaderampquot. (Reuters)
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