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Friday 2 January 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 2009). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zohra Dati . 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 Why We Suck by Denis Leary was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines or Bit.Trip Beat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 January 2009

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States

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(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

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Mystery Team

Directed by: Dan Eckman

Starring: Donald Glover, D.C. Pierson, Dominic Dierkes, Aubrey Plaza

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Brooklyn's Finest

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

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Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

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The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

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Tita Tovenaar

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 2009 ?

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zohra Dati: Daughter of french ex-Minister Rachida Dati.
See other famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
  • A Swedish charter aircraft carrying 150 passengers touches down at Baghdad International Airport, becoming the first European commercial flight to land there since 1990. (AFP via Google News)
  • 2008 SLA Northern offensive: The Sri Lankan Army captures the Tamil Tigers' ''de facto'' capital of Kilinochchi. (BBC)
  • Ethiopia withdraws its military forces from Somalia after two years of helping the Transitional Federal Government combat insurgents. (BBC)
  • Luis Fortuño is sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico. (AP)

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Sport Games on 2 January 2009

Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Academica - Leixoes : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  4. Trading Places - Usher
  5. Miss Independent - Ne-Yo
  6. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  7. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  8. IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
  9. Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
  10. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  3. Inolvidable - Reik
  4. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  5. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
  6. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  7. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  8. Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
  9. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  10. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Why We Suck

By: Denis Leary

The New York Times bestseller One of America’s most original and biting comic satirists, Denis Leary takes on all the poseurs, politicians, and pop culture icons who have sucked in public

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Divine Justice

By: David Baldacci

Following the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Stone Cold, Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in David Baldacci's most astonishing thriller yet.DIVINE

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Do The Right Thing

By: Mike Huckabee

When Governor Mike Huckabee entered the Republican presidential race, he was the ultimate dark horse, with almost no money, no consultants, and no name recognition beyond Arkansas.

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

Alien Breed: Evolution

Alien Breed: Evolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Isometric shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Bit.Trip Beat

Bit.Trip Beat

Platform: Wii, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Linux

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii & 3DS, North America and Europe) Arc System Works (Wii & 3DS, Japan) Gaijin Games (PC, Android) Namco Bandai (iOS)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Going Straight to the Publisher for Ad Help

In tough economic times, bypassing the agencies can make good sense. [..]

LyondellBasell May Seek Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The chemicals maker, controlled by the investor Len Blavatnik, is looking to restructure debt that financed its $12.7 billion merger a year ago. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $50.90
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $47.93
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $53.46
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.25
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.3076 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.6466 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8954 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.8534 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Stan Helsing

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Cadillac Records

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Eden Log

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Pride and Glory

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Crossing Over

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