Wednesday May 06, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/6/2009, UK date format: 6/5/2009

May 6th, 2009 was the 126th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Ivano Barberini and Carlo Marcelletti.

The number one song in US was Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while Loitering With Intent by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Incredible Human Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: Quiz World or BattleForge.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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May 06, 2009 Events

What happened on May 06, 2009?

Historical Events

  • The European Parliament delayed its planned reform of the European Union’s telecommunications policy.
  • The United States Supervisory Capital Assessment Program found that American Express and JPMorgan Chase do not require additional capital from the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
  • A car bomb inflicts 30 injuries and kills at most ten people in Dora, Baghdad in Iraq.
  • Mingora, Swat and Pakistan are captured by the Taliban.
  • Czech President Vaclav Klaus delays signing the Senate-approved Treaty of Lisbon.
  • The Guinean Embassy has withdrawn ambassadors from 30 other countries.
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What happened on May 06 in history? Find out the list of May 6th major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


May 06, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 06, 2009?

Other May 6th famous birthdays

  • George Clooney

    American actor who has been nominated for several annual Best-dressed and Most Stylish, Most Eligible, and Sexiest Men Alive lists.

  • Tony Blair

    British politician who was elected Prime Minister on the 5th of January 1997.

  • American actor, director and producer, who presented "War Of The Worlds" by radio on October 31, 1938.

  • Christian Clavier

    His brother StA(c),phane, a French actor is a film director.

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How old am I?

If May 06, 2009 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 06.

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May 06, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on May 06, 2009?

Other May 6th famous deaths

  • Marlene Dietrich

    German-American singer and actress who enjoyed 62 years of international success as a screen goddess in American and German films.

  • Belgian runner.

  • Ann Todd

    Actress (Things to Come Danny Boy), suffers a stroke at the age of 84.

  • American composer and guitarist (d. 2004).

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May 06, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

Personality of May born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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Can the numbers in May 06, 2009 reveal something about your future ? Find out


May 06, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 06, 2009?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

May 6th marks the 125th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 239 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 06, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 06, 2009?


  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
  • New Martyr Elias Ardunis
  • Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
  • Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
  • Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
  • Blessed Prudentia


  • Saint Justus
  • Saint Benedicta of Rome
  • Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
  • Saint Lucius
  • Saint John in the Oil
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 06, 2009? Which were the top hits on May 06, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  2. - Poker Face
  3. - Day 'N' Nite
  4. - Blame It
  5. - Right Roundyoutube

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - Rockin' That Thang
  3. - Boyfriend #2
  4. - Turnin Me On
  5. - Turn My Swag On

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu No Eres Para Mi
  2. - El Amor
  3. - Te Presumo
  4. - Que Te Queria
  5. - Por Un Segundo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Incredible Human Journey

The Incredible Human Journey

Release year: 2009

Little Krishna

Little Krishna

Release year: 2009

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Release year: 2009

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Release year: 2009

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic Immunity

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Peter Maris

Magazine Covers

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Loitering With Intent by Stuart Woods

Loitering With Intent


Key West is a wonderful place to relax, unless Stone Barrington is your target and you don't want to be found.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn


It was impossible to love the person who was killing your heart. What could you do? How could you flee, or fight when it would cause pain to your loved one? You could give your entire life if you were …

Arthas by Christie Golden



This is the book World of Warcraft lovers have been waiting for: the true story behind Arthas the Lichking, one of Warcraft's most frightening villains.

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell



Malcolm Gladwell's new book is a stunning intellectual journey through the world "outliers", the best and brightest, most famous, and most successful.

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host


The #1 bestseller is now a major motion movie: "Starting and addictive." . . . A story about love, loyalty, and family. -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Buzz!: Quiz World

Buzz!: Quiz World

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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)

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Beat 'em up, Fighting

Publisher: THQ Vivendi Games

AC-130: Operation Devastation

AC-130: Operation Devastation

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: ValuSoft


May 06, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for May 06, 2009 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on May 06, 2009


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.04
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $133.33
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $20.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $13.47
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $105.23

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.45 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.167 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1331 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8175 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 131.05 JPY

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