What Happened on May 9, 2009

Historical Events

President Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma is sworn in as President of South Africa

Famous Weddings

  • "The O.C." actress Autumn Reeser (28) weds writer-director Jesse Warren (31) under a 200-year old oak tree at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, California

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Daly, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (2-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons), dies of pancreatic cancer at 78
  • Turner Stephen Bruton, American country songwriter and musician (Crazy Heart), dies of throat cancer at 59
2009 Highlights

About May 9, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Number 1 - Tinchy Stryder Ft. N-Dubz