Friday 1 May 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Bright Star, directed by Jane Campion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Incredible Human Journey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldr Sky or Codename: Panzers - Cold War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 May 2009
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Which were the important events of 1 May 2009 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 01 May
- Danny Gans: American entertainer (Born 1956).
- Same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden.
- Police and protesters battle during May Day demonstrations in Germany, Greece, and Turkey. (''The Straits Times'')
- The Pakistani Army kills approximately 60 Taliban militants during Operation Black Thunder. (France24)
- The man who attacked the Netherlands' Royal Family on Queen's Day dies. (RTÉ)
- Carol Ann Duffy becomes the United Kingdom's first female Poet Laureate. (AP)
- Three executives of Allied Irish Banks resign. (''Irish Independent'')
- Associate Justice David Souter announces he will retire from the United States Supreme Court in June. (AP)
- The Portuguese frigate ''Corte-Real'' confiscates explosives from Somali pirates during an attempted hijacking. (AP) amp!-- Note that while this item is longer than most of our 'ship attacked' entries, it has to be because the explosives are highly significant as their seizure is thus far unique. Of course, rewording that keeps all this information available is still welcome. --amp
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Sport Games on 1 May 2009
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - Lokeren : 2 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Hannover : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
- Hansa Rostock - Kaiserslautern : 5 - 1
- Wehen - Osnabruck : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Tours : 0 - 0
- Bastia - Vannes : 3 - 1
- Boulogne - Ajaccio : 0 - 1
- Chateauroux - Brest : 5 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2009 ?
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Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
- Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
- Turn My Swag On - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- Magnificent - Rick Ross Featuring John Legend
- sobeautiful - Musiq Soulchild
- Jennifer Hudson - If This Isn't Love
Top #10 Latin songs
- Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Sin Ti...Sin Mi - Ricardo Arjona
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- Que Te Queria - La Quinta Estacion
- Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- El Trono de Mexico - Almas Gemelas
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.95
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $49.10
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $49.27
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.95
- 1 CAD = 5.7543 CNY
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- 1 AUD = 4.989 CNY
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