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Friday 2 October 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. Fantastic Mr. Fox, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Astro Boy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave: A Warrior's Tale or Country Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 October 2009

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

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

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From Time to Time

Directed by: Julian Fellowes

Starring: Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Christopher Villiers

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Today's Special

Directed by: David Kaplan

Starring: Dean Winters, Kevin Corrigan, Jess Weixler, Aasif Mandvi

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The Mighty Macs

Directed by: Tim Chambers

Starring: Carla Gugino, Marley Shelton, Ellen Burstyn, David Boreanaz

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The Stepfather

Directed by: Nelson McCormick

Starring: Penn Badgley, Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward, Amber Heard

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TV Series

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

Astro Boy

Directed by: David Bowers

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My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Nite Tales: The Series

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Bollywood Hero

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 2009 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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  • Voters in Ireland go to the polls for a second referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon. (''The Vancouver Sun'')
  • Croatia resumes membership talks with the European Union after Slovenia lifts its 10-month embargo. (BBC)
  • Rainstorms in Messina and other parts of Sicily sweep at least 18 people away to their deaths, wounding 40, causing 20 to disappear and surrounding the city with mud and rainwater. A state of emergency is declared by the Italian government. (Xinhua)
  • Israel agrees with Hamas to swap twenty female Palestinian prisoners for a videotape proving Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is still alive. (''The New York Times'')
  • A Burmese court rejects Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her extended detention. (Xinhua)

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Sport Games on 2 October 2009

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Cottbus : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Union Berlin : 3 - 1
  • Koblenz - Oberhausen : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 2 October 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Angers - Strasbourg : 0 - 0
  • Bastia - Chateauroux : 0 - 1
  • Brest - Clermont : 2 - 0
  • Caen - Sedan : 3 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ascoli - Sassuolo : 1 - 5
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  4. Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
  5. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  6. Under - Pleasure P
  7. God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
  8. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  9. Throw It In The Bag - Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
  10. Ego - Beyonce
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  2. Shakira - Loba
  3. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  4. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  5. Los Tigres del Norte - La Granja
  6. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
  8. Su Veneno - Aventura
  9. Recuerdame - La Quinta Estacion A Dueto Con Marc Anthony
  10. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  2. Jars - Chevelle
  3. Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  4. Linkin Park - New Divide
  5. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  6. Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
  7. Muse - Uprising
  8. You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
  9. Shinedown - Sound Of Madness
  10. Break - Three Days Grace


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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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That Old Cape Magic

By: Richard Russo

For Griffin, all paths, all memories, converge at Cape Cod. The Cape is where he took his childhood summer vacations, where he and his wife, Joy, honeymooned, where they decided he’d leave his LA screenwriting job to become a college ...

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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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End The Fed

By: Ron Paul

In the post-meltdown world, it is irresponsible, ineffective, and ultimately useless to have a serious economic debate without considering and challenging the role of the Federal Reserve.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action (minigame compilation)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei Games

Country Life

Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation

Aqua Moto Racing

Aqua Moto Racing

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Resolution Interactive

Archibald's Adventures

Archibald's Adventures

Platform: iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Palm OS, PlayStation Portable, PSP, PS3

Genre: Action puzzle game

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Platform: PSP, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Evolved Games SouthPeak Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
BAE Faces Corruption Charges

The weapons maker has denied accusations of bribery linked to deals in Africa and Eastern Europe. [..]

Chinese Economic Juggernaut Is Gaining on Japan

Many economists expect China to replace Japan as the world’s second-largest economy next year, five years earlier than previously forecast. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.30
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $57.46
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $59.38
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.59
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5956 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3248 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9571 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.907 CNY

Home videos

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

The Golden Boys

Studio: DVD

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Food, Inc.

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Echelon Conspiracy

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Labor Pains

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