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What Was Happening

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  • Average US yearly income was $------
  • Gas cost $----
  • Average US house was $------
  • Average UK house was £------.
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  • Muslims around the world march and burn Danish flags and vow holy war on Denmark for cartoons of Muhammad in a newspaper.
  • In Iraq sectarian violence continue to plague new government made worse by insurgents fanning any flame.
  • North Korea test fires missiles over the Sea of Japan and explodes a probably nuclear device in its mountains.
  • India rocked when a series of bombs explode during rush hour in Mumbai.
  • Iran tests missiles capable of reaching Israel.
  • Hamas wins elections and takes over the Palestinian government.
  • Independence: Montenegro from Serbia (Yugoslavia)
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  • The Wii hits the US.
  • Google takes over YouTube.
  • Pluto demoted to dwarf planet status (no comment from Plutonians).
  • Apple iTunes sells its one billionth song.
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  • A rather lucklaster welcome as Superman Returns.
  • We learned a letter as V For Vendetta blew up lots of stuff.
  • Daniel Craig made a great Bond who did Casino Royale right.
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