November 27: Black Friday in the USA

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Friday's selection: Black Friday in the USA, Lady Gaga's tour launched in North America, Ultraman World Championships in Hawaii.

Black Friday
November 27

On the Friday after Thanksgiving many Americans have a day off and begin their Christmas shopping. This day (and the weekend that follows) is considered the biggest shopping day of the year for most American companies.

Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster tour starts

November 27-January 21

After the November 23 re-release of Lady Gaga's debut album, The Fame as The Fame Monster, featuring eight new songs, Lady Gaga begins on November 27 her North American tour The Monster Ball, which continues through late January.

Ultraman World Championships
November 27-29
Big Island, Hawaii

What happens when the world's fittest athletes need a new challenge? Well, for those that find the legendary Ironman triathlons too much like a walk in the park, the home of the Ironman itself is hosting the 2009 Ultraman World Championships, November 27-29, which can be followed online via the event's website.


Film release:
Mulan: Hong Kong director Jingle Ma presents Chinese box office darling Vicky Zhao Wei in the title role, and his film follows closely the life and times of the legendary Chinese warrior princess Hua Mulan, made famous through a 12th century poem and the inspiration for Disney's 1998 animated film of the same name.