Tuesday 6 January 2009, Epiphany
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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.
Moon, directed by Duncan Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Gate House by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Archibald's Adventures or Campfire Legends – The Hookman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 2009 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- United States President-elect Barack Obama offers CNN medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta the position of Surgeon General. (''Washington Post'')
- Russia's Gazprom alleges that Ukraine has blocked three key gas pipelines to Europe, making natural gas delivery there impossible. (Reuters)
- Israeli artillery strikes near a United Nations school in Gaza City, killing at least 40 people. (CNN)
- Kathmandu University students protest against the Nepali government's decision to replace Indian head priests at Pashupatinath Temple with Nepalis. (CNN-IBN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
- Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
- Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
- Trading Places - Usher
- Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
- Playa Cardz Right - Keyshia Cole Featuring 2Pac
- T.I. - Whatever You Like
Top #10 Latin songs
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
- Inolvidable - Reik
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
- Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?