Tuesday 1 December 2009
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Men of a Certain Age.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chocolatier: Decadence by Design or Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 1 December 2009 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
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- Gustavo Adolfo Palma: Guatemalan singer (Born 1920).
- US President Barack Obama announces an additional 30,000 U.S. troops will be sent to Afghanistan, over the coming summer and fall.
- The Treaty of Lisbon, which amends the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, which together comprise the constitutional basis of European Union, comes into effect.
- Porfirio Lobo Sosa is elected President of Honduras. Turnout increases dramatically despite ousted former President Manuel Zelaya's plea for a boycott. (''Huffington Post'')
- In a major policy speech, South African President Jacob Zuma announces the country will treat all HIV positive babies and expand testing. (Al Jazeera)
- U.S. golfer Tiger Woods announces that he will not be attending his own charity golf tournament, the Chevron World Challenge, or any other tournaments in 2009. (AP via Google News)
- Maurice Clemmons, suspect in the Lakewood police officer shootings, is shot dead by police in Seattle. (BBC)
- The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office says efforts are continuing to secure the release of sailors captured by the Iranian Navy on November 25, while Iran warns it will deal with them seriously if it exposes ampquotmalicious intentampquot. (Al Jazeera)
- The International Court of Justice begins hearings into the legality of the Kosovan declaration of independence from Serbia. (BBC)
- North Korea raises the value of its currency for the first time in 17 years. (''Financial Times'')
- Tony Abbott becomes the leader of the Federal Liberal Party of Australia and Leader of the Opposition defeating Malcolm Turnbull by 42 votes to 41 following a party revolt over its position on the Rudd government's Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. (BBC)
- The European Court of Justice acquires general jurisdiction to give preliminary rulings in the area of freedom, security and justice. (ECJ)
- The first permanent President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, officially takes office. (AFP via Google News)
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Sport Games on 1 December 2009
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Laval : 1 - 1
- Angers - Nimes : 1 - 0
- Arles - Metz : 2 - 0
- Brest - Istres : 1 - 0
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Altrincham - Barrow : 0 - 1
- Crawley Town - Oxford : 1 - 2
- Ebbsfleet - Stevenage : 2 - 1
- Gateshead - Mansfield : 1 - 3
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Queen of Sth - Dunfermline : 1 - 2
- Ross County - Dundee : 0 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Montrose - Berwick : 1 - 3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Papers - Usher
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- Regret - LeToya Featuring Ludacris
Top #10 Latin songs
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- Su Veneno - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Muse - Uprising
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Savior - Rise Against
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Jars - Chevelle
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.79
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.01
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.00
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $49.39
- 1 CHF = 6.8338 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.5282 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9552 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.318 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?