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  • U.S.
    Friday Sep 2, 2016

    US Airways Flight 1549: Sully

    Story Based Movie

    U.S.
    Friday Sep 2, 2016

    Sully (also known as Sully: Miracle on the Hudson) is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow. Tom Hanks stars as Sullenberger, with Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser, Holt McCallany, Jamey Sheridan, and Jerry Ferrara in supporting roles. The film follows Sullenberger's January 2009 emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, in which all 155 passengers and crew survived with only minor injuries, and the subsequent publicity and investigation.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Sunday Sep 4, 2016

    Hong Kong independence

    2016 Legislative Council election, six pro-independence activists were disqualified

    Hong Kong, China
    Sunday Sep 4, 2016

    In the 2016 Legislative Council election, six pro-independence activists were disqualified, including Hong Kong Indigenous' Edward Leung and Hong Kong National Party's Chan Ho-tin, by the Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC), in which the government argued that their pro-independence stances did not comply with the Basic Law Article 1 which stated that Hong Kong being an inalienable part of China and Legislative Council Ordinance (Cap. 542) § 40 which required all candidates to uphold the Basic Law and pledge allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.




  • Worldwide
    Tuesday Sep 6, 2016

    Ebola Most Major Outbreaks

    Western African Ebola virus Epidemic End

    Worldwide
    Tuesday Sep 6, 2016

    This was the most severe Ebola outbreak in recorded history in regard to both the number of human cases and fatalities. It began in Guéckédou, Guinea, in December 2013 and spread abroad. Flare-ups of the disease continued into 2016, and the outbreak was declared over on 9 June 2016. The epidemic ended up infecting 28,616 cases and killing 11,310 overall.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

    PlayStation

    PlayStation 4 Slim

    Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

    PlayStation 4 Slim (officially marketed simply as PlayStation 4 or PS4) was unveiled on September 7, 2016. It is a revision of the original PS4 hardware with a streamlined form factor. The new casing is 40% smaller and carries a rounded body with a matte finish on the top of the console rather than a two-tone finish. The two USB ports on the front have a larger gap between them, and the optical audio port was also removed.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

    PlayStation

    PlayStation 4 Pro

    Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

    PlayStation 4 Pro or PS4 Pro for short (originally announced under the codename Neo) was unveiled on September 7, 2016. Its model number is CUH-7000.




  • London, England
    Monday Sep 12, 2016

    David Cameron

    Cameron resigning his seat in the Parliament

    London, England
    Monday Sep 12, 2016

    Although no longer serving as Prime Minister, Cameron originally stated that he would continue inside Parliament, on the Conservative backbenches. On 12 September, however, he announced that he was resigning his seat with immediate effect.




  • Brazil
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Prosecutors filed corruption charges against Lula

    Brazil
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    On 14 September 2016, prosecutors filed corruption charges against Lula, accusing him of being the mastermind or 'maximum commander of the scheme'.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    Library of Congress

    The 14th librarian of Congress

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th librarian of Congress on September 14, 2016, becoming both the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 16, 2016

    Uber

    Uber begins mapping UK streets

    United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 16, 2016

    Uber begins mapping UK streets in an effort to identify the best pick-up and drop-off points from its own images.


  • Brazil
    Monday Sep 19, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Money Laundering

    Brazil
    Monday Sep 19, 2016

    On 19 September 2016, 13th Circuit (Paraná) federal judge Sérgio Moro, who was leading the corruption probe, accepted an indictment for money laundering against Lula and his wife Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva.


  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 20, 2016

    MacOS

    MacOS 10.12 Sierra

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 20, 2016

    In 2016, with the release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, the name was changed from OS X to macOS to streamline it with the branding of Apple's other primary operating systems: iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. macOS 10.12 Sierra's main features are the introduction of Siri to macOS, Optimized Storage, improvements to included applications, and greater integration with Apple's iPhone and Apple Watch. The Apple File System (APFS) was announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2016 as a replacement for HFS+, a highly criticized file system.


  • Cameroon
    Friday Sep 23, 2016

    Vodafone

    Partnership in Cameroon

    Cameroon
    Friday Sep 23, 2016

    On 23 September 2016, Vodafone extended its activities to Cameroon by signing a partnership with Afrimax, a 4G-LTE telecommunications operator in Africa.


  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, U.S.
    Monday Sep 26, 2016

    Donald Trump

    First Presidential debate (2016)

    Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, U.S.
    Monday Sep 26, 2016

    On September 26, 2016, Trump and Clinton faced off in their first presidential debate, which was held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.


  • Israel
    Wednesday Sep 28, 2016

    Shimon Peres

    Death

    Israel
    Wednesday Sep 28, 2016

    He died on 28 September 2016 at the age of 93.


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