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Sunday 4 January 2009

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 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 Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Super Hero Squad or SpongeBob's Truth or Square.
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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 4 January 2009 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • A suicide bombing kills six people and injures 20 in Dera Ismail Khan, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. (CNN)
  • A suicide bombing outside a Shia shrine in northern Baghdad, Iraq, kills at least 40 people and wounds at least 72. (''The New York Times'')
  • A series of earthquakes up to 7.6 in magnitude strike the Indonesian province of West Papua, killing at least four people and wounding at least 37. (BBC News)
  • New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson withdraws his nomination to be the next United States Secretary of Commerce because of an ongoing federal investigation into possible pay-to-play politics. (Reuters)
  • United States President-elect Barack Obama nominates Virginia Governor Tim Kaine to be the Democratic National Committee's next chairperson. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 4 January 2009

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Betis : 1 - 0
  • Ath Bilbao - Espanol : 1 - 1
  • Getafe - La Coruna : 1 - 2
  • Malaga - Sp Gijon : 1 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Hercules : 2 - 1
  • Cordoba - Sociedad : 2 - 2
  • Huesca - Alaves : 2 - 0
  • Tenerife - Sevilla B : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Inverness C - Rangers : 0 - 3
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Levadeiakos - Aris : 2 - 0
  • Panathinaikos - AEK : 0 - 0
  • PAOK - OFI : 2 - 0
  • Thrasyvoulos - Larisa : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 4 January 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 2009 - Geocentric view

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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 Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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Just After Sunset

By: Stephen King

Internationally bestselling author Stephen King—who has written more than fifty books, dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers, and many unforgettable movies—delivers an astonishing collection of short stories.

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The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

By: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.”

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Beat 'em up, Fighting

Publisher: THQ Vivendi Games

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising

Platform: Uprising Microsoft Windows Commander's Challenge PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (Cancelled)

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Big Brain Wolf

Big Brain Wolf

Platform: Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Adventure game, puzzle game

Publisher: Frima Studio

Ball Fighter

Ball Fighter

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

Home videos

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

The Great Buck Howard

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The Objective

Studio: DVD

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Powder Blue

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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Rachel Getting Married

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The Reader

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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