Thursday 1 January 2009, NewYear’s Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 2009). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce.
Mary and Max, directed by Adam Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bakugan Battle Brawlers or Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 2009
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Which were the important events of 1 January 2009 ?
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- Aarne Arvonen: Finnish supercentenerian (Born1897).
- The U.S. military in Iraq falls under Iraqi authority for the first time since the U.S.-led invasion ousted Saddam Hussein in 2003.
- Claiborne Pell, Rhode Island Democratic Senator (1961-97), dies at age 90 of Parkinson's disease.
- 66 die in a nightclub fire in Bangkok, Thailand.
- A man is shot and killed at California's Fruitvale BART station by a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer. (Mercury News)
- An Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip city of Jabalia kills senior Hamas military commander Nizar Rayan and six members of his family. (The Guardian)
- At least five people die and more than 50 are injured in serial bombings in Guwahati, India. (CNN-IBN)
- Russia's Gazprom halts deliveries of natural gas to Ukraine after negotiations over prices fail. (Reuters)
- Slovakia adopts the euro and becomes the 16th member of the Eurozone. (BBC)
- Virgin Galactic and the U.S. state of New Mexico sign a US$150-250 million agreement to launch sub-orbital commercial space flights at Spaceport America, near Las Cruces and Truth or Consequences. (Space.com)
- All Gabriele D'Annunzio's works becomes of public domain, since it has been 70 years since his death in 1938.
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Sport Games on 1 January 2009
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Crawley Town - Woking : 2 - 2
- Grays - Ebbsfleet : 3 - 1
- Lewes - Eastbourne Borough : 0 - 2
- Oxford - Salisbury : 2 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
- Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
- Trading Places - Usher
- Miss Independent - Ne-Yo
- Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
- Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
- Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
Top #10 Latin songs
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Inolvidable - Reik
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
- Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
- Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
In the last two weeks, Chinese officials have announced a series of measures to help exporters. [..]
A run on bicycles during the summer raised hopes among bike store owners, but sales have leveled off since then. [..]
- 1 CHF = 6.396 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.5894 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8693 CHF
- 1 AUD = 4.8143 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?