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Saturday 3 January 2009

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 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 The Private Patient by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave: A Warrior's Tale or Colin McRae: Dirt 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 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 3 January 2009 ?

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jett Travolta, 16-year-old son of American actor John Travolta, dies suddenly of a seizure while on a family holiday in the Bahamas.
  • National Democratic Congress candidate John Atta Mills wins Ghana's 2008 presidential election after narrowly defeating Nana Akufo-Addo of the incumbent New Patriotic Party in a run-off. (BBC News)
  • An Israeli airstrike on the mosque in the Gaza Strip village of Beit Lahia kills at least 13 people. (CNN)
  • The 2009 Dakar Rally begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Motorsport)
  • Governor of American Samoa Togiola Tulafono is sworn into office for a second term. (Samoa News)

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Sport Games on 3 January 2009

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Mallorca : 3 - 1
  • Valencia - Ath Madrid : 3 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Zaragoza : 1 - 1
  • Alicante - Murcia : 0 - 2
  • Castellon - Elche : 2 - 2
  • Eibar - Xerez : 1 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stevenage - Lewes : 3 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clyde - Partick : 2 - 4
  • Dundee - Dunfermline : 1 - 0
  • Livingston - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 1
  • Morton - Queen of Sth : 2 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 03, 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 ?

The Private Patient

By: P. D. James

National BestsellerCheverell Manor is a beautiful old house in Dorset, which its owner, the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell, uses as a private clinic.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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By: Patricia Cornwell

View our feature on Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta.From America’s #1 bestselling crime writers comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay

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By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Brain Wolf

Big Brain Wolf

Platform: Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Adventure game, puzzle game

Publisher: Frima Studio

Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters SCEE (PS3/PSP in Europe) Namco Bandai (Australia)[1] Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Lego Rock Band

Lego Rock Band

Platform: Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Platform: PSP, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Evolved Games SouthPeak Interactive



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy, Harem

Publisher: Enterbrain

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Austria Picks Overseer for Bank in Madoff Case

The management of Bank Medici, which has emerged as one of the largest victims of the Madoff scandal, resigned, leaving day-to-day operations in the hands of an overseer. [..]

Brazil’s Currency Falls as Trade Surplus Narrows

The country’s trade surplus narrowed to a six-year low in 2008, propelled by a deepening economic slowdown that curbed demand for exports. [..]

Home videos

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

The Express

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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A Perfect Getaway

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Space Buddies

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Friday the 13th

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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17 Again

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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