Tuesday October 06, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/6/2009, UK date format: 6/10/2009

October 6th, 2009 was the 279th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Amelia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CID The Dummy or Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Inscursion.

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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October 06, 2009 Events

What happened on October 06, 2009?

Historical Events

  • A "industry-wide scheme of phishing" has been launched against sites like Yahoo!, Hotmail, and Google. AOL and Google, where passwords are posted online and there are more than a quarter million accounts at risk.
  • Madagascar's political rivals have reached an agreement on the cabinet posts for a unity government. The President is Andry Rajoelina, Vice-President Emmanuel Rakotovahiny and Prime Minister Eugene Mangalaza are both Emmanuel Rakotovahiny.
  • Ireland's Ceann Comhairle John O'Donoghue resigns following controversy over his expense claims.
  • Idelphonse Niyimana is one of the most wanted suspects in the 1994 Rwanda Genocide. He was arrested in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Charles K. Kao and Willard S. Boyle win the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics. They were recognized for their achievements in optical communication transmission and the invention of the CCD sensor, an imaging semiconductor circuit.
  • Typhoon Parma hits Luzon, Philippines.
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What happened on October 06 in history? Find out the list of October 6th major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


October 06, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Other October 6th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 06, 2009 is your birthday you are 13 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 06.

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October 06, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 06, 2009?

Other October 6th famous deaths

  • Bill O'Reilly

    American journalist, TV and radio personality.

  • French singer and actress, who is closely linked to the title character in the musical Irma La Douce.

  • American actor, known for his role in the role of Sergeant Garcia, the Spanish soldier on Walt Disney's live action television series...

  • French champion cyclist, winner in 1947 of the Tour de France.

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October 06, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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October 06, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 06, 2009?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

October 6th marks the 278th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 06, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 06, 2009?


  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
  • Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
  • French Republican Calendar - áne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Music charts

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

  1. - I Gotta Feelingyoutube
  2. - Down
  3. - Party In The U.S.A.
  4. - Run This Town
  5. - Whatcha Say

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Pretty Wings
  2. - Break Up
  3. - Successful
  4. - Run This Town
  5. - God In Me

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Check My Brain
  2. - Jars
  3. - I Will Not Bow
  4. - The Fixer
  5. - Uprising

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Loba
  2. - Manos Al Aire
  3. - Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi
  4. - Lo Intentamos
  5. - Su Veneno

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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

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



Release year: 2009

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 2009

Directed by: Mira Nair

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Bowers

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

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin

Liberty And Tyranny


Mark Levin, syndicated radio host, author and long-time bestselling author of the conservative manifesto, is worth your time.

An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon

An Echo in the Bone


Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling skills have captivated millions of readers with her award-winning Outlander series. An Echo in the Bone is the seventh volume in the remarkable story of Jamie Fraser, an eighteen-century Scotsman, and Claire Randall, a twenty-century time-traveling …

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

The Lost Symbol


Robert Langdon, a Harvard symbologist, responds unexpectedly to a summons to appear in the U.S. Capitol Building. The building is occupied by a strange object, which has been carefully encoded with five symbols.

A Change In Altitude by Anita Shreve

A Change In Altitude


Patrick and Margaret were married only a few months before they embarked on their adventure, a year in Kenya.

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.

Birth chart on this day

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CID The Dummy

CID The Dummy

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Microsoft Windows Zeebo

Genre: Action-adventure game Platform game

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Inscursion

Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Inscursion

Platform: iOS

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Platform: Wii; Nintendo DS; iOS; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Android; Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (Wii, Nintendo DS) Revolution Software (Mac OS X, iOS, Android) Kalypso Media (Windows)

Spider-Man: Toxic City

Spider-Man: Toxic City

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Action

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Platform: iOS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports, arcade

Publisher: Skyworks Interactive


October 06, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for October 06, 2009 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on October 06, 2009

Sport Games on October 06, 2009


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tamworth - York : 2 - 3
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.01
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $187.74
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.68
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.14
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.39

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 88.77 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0592 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0269 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.827 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 130.69 JPY

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