Wednesday 21 January 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa.
Moon, directed by Duncan Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 21 January 2009 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 21 January
- Veatrice Rice: Security guard, television personality on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Born 1949).
- The U.S. Senate endorses former New York Senator and former first lady Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
- Toyota surpasses General Motors to become the world's largest automaker. (Reuters)
- BHP Billiton announces it will cut 6,000 jobs worldwide, including 3,300 in Australia. (ABC News Australia)
- United States President Barack Obama halts the trials of detainees at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp. (Reuters)
- Despite a ceasefire in its conflict with Israel, Hamas fires eight mortar shells into the country. (Haaretz)
- The United Kingdom reports that 1.92 million Britons were unemployed in December 2008. (Sky News)
- China Central Television omits sensitive portions of U.S. President Obama's inaugural address. (MSNBC)
- President of Ireland Mary McAleese signs a bill confirming the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank. (RTÉ)
- The missing engine from US Airways Flight 1549 is found at the bottom of the Hudson River. (CNN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?
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