Wednesday 8 April 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Poker Face by Lady GaGa.
Coco Before Chanel, directed by Anne Fontaine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Heart And Soul by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Active Life: Extreme Challenge or Champions Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 April 2009
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Which were the important events of 8 April 2009 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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- Piotr Morawski: Polish mountaineer (Born 1976).
- Pulte Homes in the USA announces it will buy rival Centex Corp in a US$1.3 billion all-stock deal to create the largest U.S. homebuilder.
- Thousands of people in Pyongyang, North Korea, celebrate the “successful” launch of the Bright Star-2 communications satellite into Earth's orbit. (BBC)
- Chinese and Russian cyber-spies allegedly infiltrate the United States' electrical grid. ''(Wall Street Journal)''
- Police in Chişinău reclaim Moldova's Parliament from protesters of the Communist Party's absolute majority in the country's legislative election. (BBC)
- Thirty thousand National United Front demonstrators assemble at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)
- Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Chinese President Hu Jintao meet in Beijing. (AFP)
- One person is killed and four are injured in a shooting in Temecula, California, United States. (Sky News)
- Somali pirates hijack the Danish container ship MV ''Maersk Alabama'' in the Indian Ocean. (BBC)
- A rogue French Foreign Legionnaire kills four people in Chad. (BBC)
- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development removes Costa Rica, Malaysia, and the Philippines from its blacklist of non-cooperative tax havens. (BBC)
- The United Kingdom Independent Police Complaints Commission announces an inquest into Ian Tomlinson's death. (''The Guardian'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
- Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
- Ne-Yo - Mad
- You Complete Me - Keyshia Cole
- She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
- Ain't I - Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I.
- Magnificent - Rick Ross Featuring John Legend
Top #10 Latin songs
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- Dime Si Te Vas Con El - Flex
- Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
- Patrulla 81 - Quiereme Mas
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
A patchwork of divergent tax rates allows multinational corporations to shift revenue away from countries that impose a higher tax burden. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.51
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $42.88
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $45.28
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.50
- 1 CHF = 5.9565 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.53 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9273 CHF
- 1 AUD = 4.8512 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?