Friday 4 December 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 4, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sophia Pashow .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Guy Ritchie, 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 Men of a Certain Age.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cities XL or Crime Scene.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 December 2009
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 December 2009 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- US Marines and Afghan troops launch Operation Cobra's Anger in northern Helmand province. (Bloomberg)
- The U.S. Office of Thrift Supervision closes down the Cleveland based AmTrust Bank. (Dow Jones via NASDAQ
- An explosion at a nightclub in Perm, Russia, kills at least one hundred and injures around a hundred people. (MSNBC)
- A fire at a nightclub in the North Sumatra capital of Medan, Indonesia, kills at least 20 people. (BBC)
- Namibian incumbent President Hifikepunye Pohamba is reelected along with the ruling SWAPO party after elections last week. (AFP)
- At least 50 people are missing after two ferries collide on the River Nile near Rashid (Rosetta) in Egypt. (Ynetnews)
- Two Rwandan soldiers are killed while on a peacekeeping mission in Darfur. (BBC)
- Security forces in the Philippines raid the compounds of clans suspected of being involved in the Maguindanao massacre. (''Philippine Inquirer'')
- An Italian jury finds Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito guilty in the case of the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia. Knox is sentenced to 26 years in prison, Sollecito to 25. (CNN)
- The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announces that 25 member countries will contribute a further 7,000 troops to the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in addition to 30,000 additional American and 500 British troops previously announced. (BBC)
- 2010 FIFA World Cup draw:
- The venue, Cape Town International Convention Centre, is sealed off after two bomb scares. (''The Guardian'')
- Nepal's cabinet meets on Mount Everest to highlight the impact of climate change in the Himalayas. (''Hindustan Times'')
- Guinea's military leader Captain Moussa Dadis Camara is flown to Morocco for medical treatment after being shot by an aide in an assassination attempt. (Xinhua)
- At least 47 people drown after a ferry capsizes in Kishoreganj District, Bangladesh. (BBC)
- A further three people are sentenced to death for their involvement in the July riots in Ürümqi, Xinjiang, in northwestern China. (Xinhua)
- Militants in southern Thailand kill a Muslim family of three while a bomb attack injures two in Pattani Province. (RTÉ)
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Sport Games on 4 December 2009
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Mechelen - Gent : 2 - 5
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Frankfurt FSV : 2 - 0
- Fortuna Dusseldorf - Bielefeld : 3 - 2
- Union Berlin - Cottbus : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Bastia - Clermont : 1 - 3
- Dijon - Vannes : 0 - 0
- Guingamp - Sedan : 2 - 2
- Istres - Caen : 2 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Papers - Usher
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- Regret - LeToya Featuring Ludacris
Top #10 Latin songs
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- Su Veneno - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Muse - Uprising
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Savior - Rise Against
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Jars - Chevelle
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.60
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $65.06
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.79
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $49.12
- 1 CHF = 6.7165 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.453 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9599 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.247 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?