Saturday 5 December 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ayelet Galena .
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 Last Song by Nicholas Sparks 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 C.O.P. The Recruit or Lego Rock Band.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 5 December 2009 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Princess Vimolchatra: of Thailand (Born 1921).
- CNN issues an apology to ''The Irish Times'' after accusing the newspaper of publishing fake nude photographs of the world's number one golfer Tiger Woods. CNN also alleged ''The Irish Times'' had paid damages as a result. (''The Irish Times'')
- Irish Independent Member of Parliament Noel Grealish withdraws his support for the country's government over the issue of pay cuts in the public sector. The move reduces the administration of Taoiseach Brian Cowen to a minority government. (''Irish Independent'')
- More than one million tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa go on sale globally. (BBC)
- Thousands of people attend the funeral of Chilean singer and national icon Víctor Jara in Santiago, reburied 36 years after his death via torture in the 1973 military coup carried out by Augusto Pinochet. (BBC)
- Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, returns to his hospital bed in Bangkok after making a brief public appearance to mark his 82nd birthday. (Sky News)
- Tens of thousands of people demonstrate in London and other European capitals ahead of a United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen. (''The Times'')
- Tens of thousands of people take to the streets of Rome in a national ampquotNo B Dayampquot demonstration demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. (France 24)
- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declares a national day of mourning on December 7 following a nightclub fire which resulted in 109 deaths yesterday. (Xinhua)
- Guinea's vice-president and defence minister Sekouba Konate of the ruling National Council for Democracy and Development takes charge of the country after leader Moussa Dadis Camara was shot in an assassination attempt. (BBC)
- The President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declares martial law in Maguindanao following the Maguindanao massacre. (''Philippine Inquirer'')
- Six doctors in the United Kingdom are taking legal action to demand a formal inquest into the death of government scientist David Christopher Kelly. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 5 December 2009
Serie AItalian Football
- Juventus - Inter : 2 - 1
- Milan - Sampdoria : 3 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - St Truiden : 0 - 0
- Genk - Westerlo : 0 - 0
- Kortrijk - Waregem : 1 - 0
- Standard - Germinal : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Nurnberg : 4 - 0
- Ein Frankfurt - Mainz : 2 - 0
- Hamburg - Hoffenheim : 0 - 0
- Hannover - Leverkusen : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hansa Rostock - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 1
- Koblenz - St Pauli : 1 - 5
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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
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
In a sign that Apple is looking at alternative ways for people to play digital music, the company has agreed to acquire Lala, a start-up, a person with knowledge of the deal said. [..]
Hurt by the recession, a famed French restaurant founded in 1582 is auctioning off 18,000 bottles of wine and cognac. [..]
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?