The Icelandic government and banking system collapse.
The outbreak of the H1N1 influenza strain is deemed a global pandemic.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is reelected as the president of Iran.
Michael Jackson passes away.
The Olympic Committee awards the 2016 Summer Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
The people behind Pirate Bay is sentenced to prison and fined 30 mio SEK.
Barrack Obama receives Nobel Peace Prize.
Denmark qualifies for the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa.