Thursday 23 July 2009
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Julie & Julia, directed by Nora Ephron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Swimsuit by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 July 2009 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Charlene and Myla Twins Federer: Daughters of Swiss tennis player Roger Federer and Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 9000 for the first time since January. (''The New York Times'')
- The United States signs the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia. (BBC)
- Two Swedish passenger ferries sailing between the mainland and Gotland collide in fog just off the port of Nynäshamn south of Stockholm, injuring at least 15 people. (Reuters)
- The Bank of Canada declares the recession has ended in Canada predicting the economy will grow by 1.3 per cent over the summer months. (CTV)
- Voters in Kyrgyzstan go to the polls for a presidential election, as the main opposition candidate Almazbek Atambayev pulls out. (BBC)
- The SEACOM high speed internet link to East Africa goes live. (All Africa.com)
- Ireland's Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary. (''The Irish Times'')
- The FBI arrests 30 officials and rabbis in the U.S. state of New Jersey as part of a public corruption and international money laundering probe called Operation Bid Rig. Authorities also search a synagogue and remove several boxes. (''Newark Star-Ledger'')
- Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle completes a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (ESPN.com)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- Keri Hilson - Knock You Down
- Sean Kingston - Fire Burning
- Taylor Swift - You Belong With Me
- Lady GaGa - LoveGame
- Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
- Birthday Sex - Jeremih
- He Could Be The One - Hannah Montana
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