All of my Irish students had no idea who Bobby Sands was, but they knew it was Cinco de Mayo.
The Osama killing story seems to change every day. That doesn't build confidence in the trustworthiness of the White House's story. Get your story straight, then release it. May be a post this weekend on whether killing Osama was legal under the rubric set up by the American Left during the Bush Administration. That could be interesting.