Friday 23 January 2009
It was Friday, 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.
Taken, directed by Pierre Morel, 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 ?
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Which were the important events of 23 January 2009 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 23 January
- Robert W Scott: American politician, governor of North Carolina (Born 1929).
- US President Barack Obama orders the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be closed within a year.
- Dendermonde nursery attack in Dendermonde, Belgium.
- The number of unique Internet users reached one billion in December 2008. (CNET.com)
- New York Governor David Paterson appoints Kirsten Gillibrand to Hillary Clinton's vacated United States Senate seat. (''New York Times'')
- Japan launches the world's first greenhouse-gas-monitoring satellite, ''Ibuki'', from the Tanegashima Space Center. (CNN)
- A school shooting in northern Norway leaves two people dead, including the gunman. (RTE News)
- Hamas accuses rival faction Fatah of spying for Israel during the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip. (CNN)
- National Congress and Tutsi leader Laurent Nkunda is arrested in Rwanda. (MSNBC)
- Two children and one adult are stabbed to death in an attack on a crèche in Belgium. (Sky News)
- The 30-man crew of Chinese cargo ship ''Zhenhua 4'' receives US$10,000 each after repelling Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. (Xinhua)
- The United Kingdom enters a recession. (Business Standard)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?
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