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Wednesday 5 August 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. 9, directed by Shane Acker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Burn Zombie Burn! or Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 August 2009

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Movies

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

9

Directed by: Shane Acker

Starring: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Christopher Plummer

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A Call Girl

Directed by: Damjan Kozole

Starring: Nina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat, Marusa Kink

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Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

Directed by: Ti West

Starring: Rider Strong, Noah Segan, Alexi Wasser, Rusty Kelley

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The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States

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District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Budd Schulberg: American author screenwriter and producer (d. 2009).
Facts:
  • The 40th Pacific Islands Forum leaders' meeting opens in Cairns, Australia. (RNZI)
  • The funeral of Corazon Aquino, the first female President of an Asian country and the Philippines, takes place in the Philippines. (CNN)
  • Brazilian President Lula da Silva says his country is “now advising the International Monetary Fund, IMF”. (MercoPress)
  • Iraq's government announces that all Bremer walls will be removed from Baghdad within forty days. (BBC)
  • 11 men drown when a boat sinks on the Nile near Khartoum, Sudan. (IOL)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 05, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  2. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  3. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  4. Every Girl - Young Money
  5. Ego - Beyonce
  6. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  7. Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
  8. Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
  9. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  10. Knock You Down - Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  2. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  3. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  4. Shakira - Loba
  5. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  6. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. Comprendeme - German Montero
  8. Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
  9. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
  10. Quien Es Usted? - Sergio Vega

Books

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

New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Twenties Girl

By: Sophie Kinsella

Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal professional twenty-something young women don’t get visited by ghosts.

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Horse Soldiers

By: Doug Stanton

From the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way comes a true-life story of American soldiers overcoming great odds to achieve a stunning military victory.Horse

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Liberty And Tyranny

By: Mark R. Levin

Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ColorZ

ColorZ

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Exkee

Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life

Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Publisher: Ubisoft

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)

Burn Zombie Burn!

Burn Zombie Burn!

Platform: PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Doublesix

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
BHP Names Ex-Chief of Ford Chairman

Jacques A. Nasser will succeed Don Argus as chairman at the mining company. [..]

Bids Start at $300,000 for Chicago’s Post Office

The Postal Service’s largest vacant property will be auctioned after proposals to rehabilitate the site foundered. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.81
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.48
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $54.85
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.41
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4321 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3826 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.991 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.744 CNY

Home videos

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

Shrink

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Taken

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Cheri

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Princess Protection Program

Studio: DVD

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Waltz with Bashir

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