Wednesday 8 July 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Orphan, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Little White Lie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow or Crime Scene.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 July 2009
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- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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- The European Commission fines GDF Suez and E.ON €553nbspmillion each over arrangements on the MEGAL pipeline. (Reuters)
- North Korean leader Kim Jong-il makes a rare public appearance to mark the 15th anniversary of his father's death. (''The Times'')
- The 35th G8 Summit begins in L'Aquila, Italy. (CNN)
- July 2009 Ürümqi riots
- Chinese President Hu Jintao leaves the 35th G8 Summit and returns to Beijing to deal with the ongoing riots in Ürümqi. (BBC)
- Turkey is to ask the United Nations Security Council to discuss ways to end the violence in Xinjiang. (Reuters)
- Debris and bodies from Yemenia Flight 626, which crashed off the Comoros in the Indian Ocean, wash up on Mafia Island, Tanzania. (BBC)
- Indonesians go to the polls for the first round of the presidential election. (Al Jazeera)
- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is projected to win a second term. (''Jakarta Post'')
- Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's trial on sodomy charges of engaging in sexual intercourse with a male aide is delayed after his main defence lawyer falls ill. (BBC)
- July 2009 Mindanao bombings
- The UN Development Program suspends feeding operations for Mindanao refugees. (''GMA News'')
- Increased security, particularly in Manila, leads many to speculate the return of martial law. (''Philippine Daily Inquirer'')
- Strikes by 70,000 workers in South Africa halt work on the World Cup 2010 stadiums. (AFP)
- South Korea says North Korea is behind a number of cyber attacks on the websites of government agencies, banks and businesses in South Korea and the United States. (''The Times'')
- Exiled Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and interim President Roberto Micheletti agree to talks under mediation by Costa Rica. (''The Guardian'')
- Iran says two thirds of protesters have already been released and another 100 will be freed in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election. (Reuters)
- Germany defends its response to the stabbing of pregnant Egyptian Marwa El-Sherbini, saying Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet the Egyptian President to discuss the affair. (''The Irish Times'')
- Four Rio Tinto executives accused of espionage are detained by Chinese Authorities amid iron ore negotiations. (News.com.au)
- Two car bombs blow up in Mosul, the second of them killing at least nine people. (BBC)
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Knock You Down - Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
- Ego - Beyonce
- Jeremih - Birthday Sex
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
- Last Chance - Ginuwine
- Always Strapped - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- El Katch - El Compa Chuy
- Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
- Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Cristian Castro - El Culpable Soy Yo
- Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
Top #10 Rock songs
- Linkin Park - New Divide
- Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
- Shinedown - Sound Of Madness
- Green Day - Know Your Enemy
- Silversun Pickups - Panic Switch
- Cage The Elephant - Ain't No Rest For The Wicked
- Careless Whisper - Seether
- Green Day - 21 Guns
- Anberlin - Feel Good Drag
- Drowning (Face Down) - Saving Abel
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.74
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $49.13
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $49.74
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.86
- 1 CHF = 6.2634 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.8502 CNY
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- 1 AUD = 5.318 CNY
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