Sunday 26 July 2009
It was Sunday, 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 Glenn Beck's Common Sense by Glenn Beck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Marcey Jacobson: American-Mexican photographer (d. 2009).
- Former world boxing champion Vernon Forrest is shot dead in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the victim of an apparent robbery.
- Seven people are killed in hurricane-force winds reaching 130 km/h in Poland and two more are killed by wind in the Czech Republic. Hail falls on 60,000 hectares of crops in Austria, causing damage of at least €20 million. (BBC)
- Dozens are killed in clashes between radical Islamists and security forces in Bauchi, Nigeria, following a police station attack by an armed gang in retaliation for the arrests of their leaders. (Reuters)
- Chinese hackers target the website of Australia's biggest film festival in Melbourne over a documentary about Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer. (''The Guardian'')
- Fernando Chui Sai On is elected the third Chief Executive of Macau. (BBC)
- Six people are killed in an apartment building fire in Rinkeby, Stockholm. (Stockholm News)
- India launches its first nuclear submarine, the INS ''Arihant''. (RIA Novosti)
- Voters in Guinea-Bissau take part in a runoff presidential election between Kumba Ialá and Malam Bacai Sanhá. (IOL)
- French President Nicolas Sarkozy takes ill whilst exercising. (RTÉ)
- At least five people are killed and more are wounded by a suicide attack at a concert hall in the Chechen capital Grozny. (BBC)
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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