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Thursday 6 August 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 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 The Doomsday Key by James Rollins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Hoops Basketball or Cars Race-O-Rama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 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 6 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
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Facts:
  • Rosa Gumataotao Rios takes the oath of office as 43rd US Treasurer.
  • 64th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings
  • Japan calls for a nuclear-weapons-free world as it marks 64 years since Hiroshima was hit in the world's first atomic bomb attack. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
  • Up to 50,000 people, including officials and visitors from countries around the world, attend a memorial service in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park built directly below the point where the bomb exploded. (Xinhua)
  • Speaking at the ceremony, Mayor of Hiroshima Tadatoshi Akiba supports a call by United States President Barack Obama for the abolition of nuclear weapons. (''The Jerusalem Post'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 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 ?

The Doomsday Key

By: James Rollins

James Rollins, the New York Times bestselling master of nail-biting suspense and historical mystery, combines cutting-edge biotechnology with a centuries-old secret in an apocalyptic story that reveals where humankind is truly headed The Doomsday KeyAt Princeton University, a famed geneticist ...

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Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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The Accidental Billionaires

By: Ben Mezrich

NATIONAL BESTSELLER“The Social Network, the much anticipated movie…adapted from Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires.” —The New York TimesBest friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights looking

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Rain Gods

By: James Lee Burke

“America’s best novelist” (The Denver Post ) brings back one of his most fascinating characters— Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, cousin to lawman Billy Bob Holland—in this heart-pounding bestseller.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cars Race-O-Rama

Cars Race-O-Rama

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: THQ

Adam's Venture

Adam's Venture

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Soedesco

Dragonball Evolution

Dragonball Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Cogs

Cogs

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Linux, Android, PlayStation Home via PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Platform: iOS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports, arcade

Publisher: Skyworks Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
$2 Billion in Grants to Bolster U.S. Manufacturing of Parts for Electric Cars

The Obama administration announced $2.4 billion in grants to make batteries, mostly for electric vehicles. [..]

Agreement on a Vote to Extend Car Program

Democrats said that leaders of both parties had reached a deal that could allow the Senate to approve an extension of “cash for clunkers.” [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.89
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.61
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $54.53
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.14
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4125 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3375 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9877 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.735 CNY

Home videos

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

Oliver & Company

Studio: 20th Anniversary Edition DVD

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State of Play

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Amusement

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Cadillac Records

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A Bug's Life

Studio: Blu-ray only

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