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Can you name the significant events of 2009?

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January 15thA US Airways airplane makes a successful crash-landing on this river
January 20thThis man becomes the first African-American president of the United States
February 1stThis football team wins their 6th Super Bowl by beating the Arizona Cardinals 27-23
February 17thThe $787 Billion ______ bill is signed into law
February 22ndThis film wins the Academy Award for Best Picture
April 6thThis college basketball team defeats Michigan State in the March Madness Championship Game
May 29thThis Pixar movie about an old man, a young boy, and a talking dog is released
May 31st228 people are killed when Air France flight 447 plunges into the Atlantic just after leaving this major South American city
June 11thThe World Health Organization raises alert for this virus to the 'Pandemic' level
June 25thThis pop star dies at the age of 50 from cardiac arrest
DateAnswerClue
June 29thThis man is sentenced to 150 years in prison after running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history
August 8thThis woman is sworn in as the first Hispanic to ever serve on the US Supreme Court
August 16thThis man sets a new 100m record at the World Championships with a time of 9.58 seconds
August 25thThis long serving Massachusetts US senator dies at age 77 of brain cancer
October 9thBarack Obama wins this prestigious international award after serving for less than a year
November 4thThis baseball team wins the World Series in Game 6 over the Philadelphia Phillies
November 27thThis professional golfer is taken to a hospital to treat minor injuries suffered from running his car into a tree
December 1stPresident Obama announces that there will be a surge of 30,000 troops into this Middle Eastern country
December 7thThe UN holds a climate summit in this European city
December 25thA Northwest Airlines passenger attempts to set off a bomb hidden in his _________

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