Thursday April 02, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/2/2009, UK date format: 2/4/2009

April 2nd, 2009 was the 92nd day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Right Round by Flo Rida.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anipang or Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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April 02, 2009 Events

What happened on April 02, 2009?

Historical Events

  • The U.S. House of Representatives approves a federal budget for fiscal 2010, which will begin October 1. Voting 233-196 to adopt the US$3.45 Trillion budget.
  • London hosts the second G-20 summit. This summit will include state leaders and not just finance ministers. The main topic of the summit is the ongoing global financial crisis.
  • Bombardier Aerospace, a Canadian aircraft manufacturer, will eliminate 3,000 jobs.
  • United States Federal Judge John D. Bates ruled that enemy combatants held at the U.S. Air Base, Bagram, Afghanistan have the right to legal trials.
  • To combat the current financial crisis, the Group of 20 has announced a US$1 trillion agreement.
  • Reinsurer Swiss Re will eliminate 1,000 jobs
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What happened on April 02 in history? Find out the list of April 2nd major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


April 02, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Other April 2nd famous birthdays

  • American industrialist who founded Chrysler Corporation.

  • Serge Gainsbourg

    French singer and international sex icon, who was best known for his hit song "Je T'Aime" which he performed with Jane Birkin.

  • Michael Fassbender

    German-Irish actor, born to a German mother and a German dad.

  • French comedian, humorist, and impersonator.

See all famous people born on April 2nd

How old am I?

If April 02, 2009 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 02.

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April 02, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 02, 2009?

Other April 2nd famous deaths

  • The Sicilian Mafiosa was the first to break the code omerta (the traditional vow of silence) in the Sicilian Mafia.

  • American-German singer/dancer (Milli Vanilli, Rob & Fab), (d. 1998).

  • Swedish electro engineer, plasma physicist, and winner of 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics (MHD) for his work in magnetohydrodynamics.

  • American jazz drummer/orchestra leader ("Away We Go"), dies at the age of 69 (born 1917).

See all famous people who died on April 2nd


April 02, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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Can the numbers in April 02, 2009 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 02, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 02, 2009?

The day of the week was Thursday.

April 2nd marks the 91st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 273 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 02, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 02, 2009?


  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Malvinas Day in Argentina.
  • Sizdah be dar in Iran


  • World Autism Awareness Day


  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 02, 2009? Which were the top hits on April 02, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Right Roundyoutube
  2. - Poker Face
  3. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  4. - Dead And Gone
  5. - Gives You Hell

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - Turnin Me On
  3. - Rockin' That Thang
  4. - Dead And Gone
  5. - Mad

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Dime Si Te Vas Con El
  2. - Te Presumo
  3. - Por Un Segundo
  4. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  5. - Espero

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Ten Inch Hero

Ten Inch Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States of America

State of Play

State of Play

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Kevin Macdonald

Starring: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

Country: United States of America

P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Release year: 2009

Directed by: James Watkins

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Release year: 2009

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Release year: 2009

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic Immunity

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Peter Maris

Trust Me

Trust Me

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia



Release year: 2009

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2009?


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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer



Isabella Swan moved to Forks in Washington. It was a small and rainy place. Isabella's life changes dramatically when she meets Edward Cullen.

The Yankee Years by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci

The Yankee Years


Joe Torre's New York Yankees is the definitive story of one the most storied baseball dynasties of all time. They had never been in this position before Joe Torre became the Yankees manager in 1996.

One Day At A Time by Danielle Steel

One Day At A Time


Danielle Steel's compelling novel, "The Family of All Colors", celebrates families of all stripes. It tells the story of three couples who fight and survive, love and laugh, learn to live and enjoy life.

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "I wonder how the book got from Guernsey to New York Times Best Sellers" Maybe there's a secret homing instinct that connects books with their perfect readers.

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell



Malcolm Gladwell's new book is a stunning intellectual journey through the world "outliers", the best and brightest, most famous, and most successful.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 2nd, 2009 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo

Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: JP / EU / AUS Bandai; NA Namco Bandai Games



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tecmo

Campfire Legends – The Hookman

Campfire Legends – The Hookman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Hidden Object Adventure

Publisher: GameHouse (RealNetworks)

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Innocent Grey


April 02, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for April 02, 2009 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on April 02, 2009

Sport Games on April 02, 2009


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Eastbourne Borough - Ebbsfleet : 0 - 1
  • Wrexham - Barrow : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 02, 2009

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.73
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $110.15
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $19.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $10.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.15

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 99.58 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2379 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1337 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.835 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 134.08 JPY

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