Thursday August 06, 2009: on this day

August 06, 2009 was the 218th day of the year 2009, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is August 06, 2009 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on August 06, 2009, who was born and died on August 06, 2009, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 06, 2009, which were the most popular songs (ex. I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas), movies (e.g. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by Niels Arden Oplev), TV series (e.g. My Fair Lady) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 6th, 2009 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 06, 2009?


August 06, 2009 was a Thursday and it was the 218th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 06, 2009 can also be written as 8/6/2009 in the US and as 6/8/2009 in UK and Europe.

August 06, 2009 in August 2009 calendar

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August 06, 2009: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 06, 2009:

  • Rosa gumataotao rios swears in as the 43rd us treasurer.
  • 64th anniversary of hiroshima/nagasaki atomic bombings
  • Japan demands a world without nuclear weapons as it marks 64 year since hiroshima was struck by the first atomic bomb.
  • A memorial service is held in hiroshima peace memorial park, which is located directly below the site where the bomb went off.
  • At the ceremony, tadatoshi akiba, the mayor of hiroshima, supported a call made by president barack obama to abolish nuclear weapons.
  • The japanese government has agreed to establish a compensation fund for 300 survivors from the atomic bombings.
  • As mir-hossein mousavi (the iranian opposition leader) fights riot police, they hoot their horns and march through tehran shouting "death to the dictator"
  • Three indian citizens were sentenced to death for executing bombings in mumbai that resulted in the deaths of more than 50 people.
  • Malagasy crisis talks are resumed between interim leader andry rajoelina and marc ravalomanana, ousted president, and former presidents didierratsiraka in maputo (mozambique).
  • John key, new zealand's prime minister, says he believes that frank bainimarama, fiji's self-appointed premier minister has abandoned the pacific islands forum.
  • Argentina, brazil, and bolivia voice concerns while peru supports an agreement by colombian president alvaro uribe that would allow united states troops access to multiple bases. venezuela announces trade sanctions against colombia
  • Brazil has returned 1.500 tonnes of condoms, syringes and dirty nappies that were sent from the united kingdom to brazil.
  • Twitter, a micro-blogging site, is taken offline by a distributed attack on a georgian blogger.
  • Neil hartmann, a south african photographer, was arrested for photographing namibia's seal cull. this is nearly seven hours after two other journalists were detained.
  • Manager of the company claims that the 77-day occupation by hundreds of south korean workers at a south korean car plant has ended.
  • Japan's first jury trial in more than 60 years concludes with a man in his 70s sentenced to 15 year imprisonment for murder.
  • After the first case of swine influenza in india, hundreds of panicky people waited in line at pune hospital to be tested.
  • A draft law is approved by the iraqi cabinet to limit smoking in public places and prohibit tobacco advertising.
  • President jacob zuma appoints sandile ngcobo chief justice of south africa
  • Sonia sotomayor, who replaces david souter, is confirmed by united states senate as associate justice on the united states supreme court.
  • After a fire at melle retirement home, belgium, nine people were killed and many others inhaled the fumes.
  • After a rare meeting, the presidents of rwanda and democratic republic of congo, joseph kabila, and paul kagame, have pledged to increase economic and security ties.
  • Scientists claim to have decoded hiv-1mdashthe main cause for aids in people.
  • News corp. announced its intention to charge online customers for news content on all of its websites including the times and the sun, the wall street journal and herald sun.
  • The slender-billed vulture is one of the most endangered birds in the world and has been successfully bred twice in haryana and west bengal.
  • According to a poll, 61% americans believe that their country dropped the atomic bomb on hiroshima/nagasaki.
  • In an effort to stop the spread of the swine influenza, iran has banned all pilgrimages from saudi arabia during ramadan, the islamic holy month.
  • After their bus crashed into the indus river, pakistan, at least 34 people are believed to have died.

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August 06, 2009: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on August 06, 2009:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.01
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $165.58
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.93
  • General Electric GE: opens at $14.19
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $118.31

Exchange Rates on August 06, 2009:

  • 1 USD = 95.4 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0777 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.065 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8322 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 136.92 JPY
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August 06, 2009: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 6th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 06, 2009: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 06, 2009 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 6th, 2009 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 06, 2009: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 06, 2009 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 06, 2009 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 06, 2009 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 98% full, rising at 08:19 pm and setting at 07:29 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 06, 2009 while the next full moon would come on Sep 04, 2009.

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Who was born on August 06, 2009?


Whose famous birthday is on August 6th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 6th:

  • Geri Halliwell
    Geri Halliwell

    British singer and former member of "the spice girls," the most popular pop group of the 1990s.

  • Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball

    American actress and well-known comedian, with over 50 films since her 1933 debut.

  • Robert Mitchum
    Robert Mitchum

    American actor, writer, composer, and singer.

  • Charlotte McKinney
    Charlotte McKinney

    Charlotte mckinney is a model known for her appearances in carl's jr.

  • Sara Khan
    Sara Khan

    Sara khan is an indian model known for her work in the indian television industry.

  • Michelle Yeoh
    Michelle Yeoh

    Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress known for her roles in martial arts films and Hollywood blockbusters.

  • Barbara Windsor
    Barbara Windsor

    British comedian actor, known for her sexy roles in the 1967 "carry on" films.

  • Ever Carradine
    Ever Carradine

    She is an american actor, and a member of a notable family.

  • Charley Chase
    Charley Chase

    American porn actress.

  • Dorian Harewood
    Dorian Harewood

    American actor, tv and film.

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August 06, 2009: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 14 years 8 months old,

or 176 months and 13 days old,

or 767 weeks and 1 day old,

or 5370 days old,

if you were born on August 06, 2009.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 06, 2009?

There are 109 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday August 6th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 06, 2009?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on August 06, 2009.

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August 06, 2009: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 06, 2009:

  • John Hughes

    John hughes was an american film director, producer, and screenwriter, best known for creating iconic 1980s teen films such as the breakfast...

  • Willy DeVille

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950).

  • Riccardo Cassin

    Italian mountaineer and author (d. 2009).

  • W S Rendra

    Born 1935, indonesian playwright and poet.

  • Žarko Muljačić
  • William Herbert Dray
  • Cino Boccazzi
  • Savka Dabčević-Kučar
  • Antonia Ferrín Moreiras
  • Lola Lemos
  • Macario Matus
  • Ahmed Bennani (أحمد بناني)

What famous deaths happened on August 6th?

Famous deaths on August 6th:

  • Rick James
    Rick James

    American r&b singer and multi-instrumentalist (born 1948).

  • Domenico Modugno
    Domenico Modugno

    Italian singer-songwriter, who won the top prize at 1958 san remo for his song "nel blu di blu", a song also known as "volare" in the u.s.

  • Dorothy Tutin
    Dorothy Tutin

    British actress who has been a leading actor in shakespearean roles since 1952.

  • Cedric Hardwicke
    Cedric Hardwicke

    English-american actor and director (d. 64).

  • Warner Oland
    Warner Oland

    Actor (werewolf in london, jazz singer), is killed at 57.

  • Nancy Carroll
    Nancy Carroll

    Actress (alice aldrich family), dead at 60.

  • Edman Dijkstra

    Edman Dijkstra was a Dutch computer scientist who is best known for his contributions to the field of algorithm design and analysis.

  • Domini Canes

    Domini Canes was the founder of the Dominican Order, a Catholic religious order known for its emphasis on preaching and intellectual...

  • Loomis Chaffee

    Prominent figure in early American politics and public service.

  • Fe Del Mundo

    First woman to be admitted to Harvard Medical School.

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August 06, 2009: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 06, 2009:

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
  • Bolivia - Independence Day
  • United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
  • Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
  • St. Xystus/Sixtus
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August 06, 2009: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 06, 2009 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 3rd and August 9th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 06, 2009: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 06, 2009 was I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas, according to the music chart for the week August 3rd and August 9th.

August 06, 2009: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 06, 2009 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 3rd and August 9th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Gotta Feeling youtube
  2. - Best I Ever Had
  3. - Knock You Down
  4. - You Belong With Me
  5. - Use Somebody

August 06, 2009: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 06, 2009 was Best I Ever Had by Drake, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 3rd and August 9th.

August 06, 2009: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 06, 2009 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 3rd and August 9th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Best I Ever Had
  2. - Pretty Wings
  3. - Break Up
  4. - Every Girl
  5. - Ego

August 06, 2009: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on August 06, 2009 was Lo Intentamos by Espinoza Paz, according to the Latin music chart for the week August 3rd and August 9th.

August 06, 2009: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on August 06, 2009 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week August 3rd and August 9th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Lo Intentamos
  2. - Ya Es Muy Tarde
  3. - Abusadora
  4. - Loba
  5. - Causa Y Efecto

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August 06, 2009: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 06, 2009 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Country: United States of America

Ten Inch Hero

Ten Inch Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States of America

P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Release year: 2009

Directed by: James Watkins

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Country: United States of America

August 06, 2009: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 06, 2009 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

Special Ops Mission

Special Ops Mission

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Military Channel

Nite Tales: The Series

Nite Tales: The Series

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Deon Taylor

Bollywood Hero

Bollywood Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

August 06, 2009: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 06, 2009 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton

Horse Soldiers

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The true story of American soldiers who overcame great odds to win a remarkable military victory is told by the New York Times bestseller, In Harm's Way.

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

Twenties Girl

By:

Lara Lington is a woman who has always had an active imagination. But suddenly, it seems like her imagination is on overdrive. Ghosts don't visit normal professional twenty-something women.

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

By:

Twilight has captivated millions of readers and they are eager to read more. Stephenie Meyer's New Moon is another captivating combination of romance, suspense, and a supernatural twist.

Rocket Men by Craig Nelson

Rocket Men

By:

Craig Nelson's Penguin Blog posts are available to read. "Celebrate a bold era in which voyaging beyond Earth was considered crucial to national security, pride and the future of our nation."

Are You There by Chelsea Handler

Are You There

By:

Chelsea Handler turns to vodka when she needs to clear her head. It seems reasonable when you consider that her boyfriend had an affair with someone else.

August 06, 2009: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 06, 2009 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports, party

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

Bumps

Bumps

Platform: Windows, iPhone, iPad

Genre: Puzzle

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

Bayonetta

Bayonetta

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega (360, PS3) Nintendo (Wii U)

history

Who was the US President on August 06, 2009?

On August 06, 2009 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 06, 2009?

On August 06, 2009 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 06, 2009?

On August 06, 2009 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about August 6th?

August 6th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 6th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 6th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 european heatwave: nine people are killed in a heat wave that hit spain. (publico: seven people are killed by a heat wave in genoa.
  • 2017 - Boko haram: 11 people are killed by gunmen in an attack on st phillip's catholic church, ozubulu, nigeria's anambra state.
  • 2016 - Syrian civil war: the syrian observatory for human rights claims 10 people were killed in an attack on a hospital in milis, syria's idlib province.

Find out more about August 6th

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What happened in 2009?

2009 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • For the first time since 2003, when Saddam Hussein was overthrown by the U.S.-led invasion, the U.S. military in Iraq is under Iraqi control.
  • Claiborne Pell (1961-1997 Rhode Island Democratic Senator) dies of Parkinson's disease at 90.
  • Jett Travolta (16-year-old) is the son of actor John Travolta and dies suddenly from a seizure during a family vacation in the Bahamas.

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What was the calendar for August 2009?

August 2009 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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