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Saturday 8 August 2009

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 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 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: The Arcade or Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Typhoon Morakot makes landfall in Taiwan, and almost the entire southern region of Taiwan is flooded by record-breaking rainfall.
  • One of Southeast Asia's most wanted terror suspects, Noordin Mohammed Top, is allegedly killed after a 16 hour siege at a house in Java, Indonesia. (Al Jazeera)
  • The second hearing in the trial of Iranian election protesters resumes. (Press TV)
  • A small plane and a tour helicopter collide over the Hudson River in the United States. (CNN)
  • A suicide bomber detonates a bomb outside the French embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania, wounding two. The attack is the first suicide bombing in Mauritania's history. (RFI)

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Sport Games on 8 August 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Cercle Brugge : 3 - 2
  • St Truiden - Charleroi : 0 - 0
  • Waregem - Genk : 2 - 2
  • Westerlo - Kortrijk : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - FC Koln : 1 - 0
  • Hertha - Hannover : 1 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Paderborn : 3 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Sochaux : 0 - 1
  • Grenoble - Marseille : 0 - 2
  • Le Mans - Lyon : 2 - 2
  • Monaco - Toulouse : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 2009 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Swimsuit

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears. Fearing the worst, her parents travel to Hawaii to investigate for themselves, never expecting the horror that awaits them.LA

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The Evolution Of God

By: Robert Wright

In this sweeping, dazzling journey through history, Robert Wright unveils a discovery of crucial importance to the present moment: there is a pattern in the evolution Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and

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Rocket Men

By: Craig Nelson

Read Craig Nelson's posts on the Penguin Blog. "Celebrates a bold era when voyaging beyond the Earth was deemed crucial to national security and pride."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Canabalt

Canabalt

Platform: Flash, iOS, Commodore 64, PlayStation Portable, Android, Ouya

Genre: Endless runner

Publisher: Semi-Secret Software (Flash/iOS) Beatshapers (PSP) Kittehface Software (Android/Ouya)

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Platforming

Cursed Mountain

Platform: Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Castlevania: The Arcade

Castlevania: The Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Konami

Afro Samurai

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action,[1] hack and slash

Publisher: Surge

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Adding Up the Costs of Tougher Banking Rules

Jaime Caruana, chief executive of the Bank for International Settlements, thinks slower world growth is a necessary trade-off for better banking regulation. [..]

As Economy Turns, Washington Looks Better

The so-called Great Recession seems to be at or near an end because of efforts by policy makers. [..]

Home videos

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

Bride Wars

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Next Day Air

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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The Midnight Meat Train

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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17 Again

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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