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Thursday 8 October 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mackynzie Duggar . In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. The Fourth Kind, directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Amelia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bit.Trip Void or Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 October 2009

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fourth Kind

Directed by: Olatunde Osunsanmi

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Starring: Chris Massoglia, John C. Reilly, Salma Hayek, Josh Hutcherson

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44 Inch Chest

Directed by: Malcolm Venville

Starring: Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson

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Ninja

Directed by: Isaac Florentine

Starring: Scott Adkins, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Mika Hijii, Todd Jensen

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Amelia

Directed by: Mira Nair

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Astro Boy

Directed by: David Bowers

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature goes to the Romanian-German novelist Herta Müller, ampquotwho, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessedampquot. She becomes the twelfth woman to win the literature prize and the fourth female Nobel Laureate of 2009, a record year for female achievers. (''The Times'')
  • A Taliban attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul kills at least 17 and injures 83. (''The Australian'')
  • A prominent Al-Qaeda leader, Abu Yahya al-Libi, urges Muslims in Xinjiang to ampquotprepare for holy warampquot after the riots in July. (''China Daily'')
  • The Government of Ireland announces Nicholas Kearns as its nomination for appointment as President of the High Court. (''The Irish Times'')
  • Wallace Souza, former Brazilian television presenter accused of ordering murders to boost the ratings of ''Canal Livre'', now a fugitive from justice, is at large following the end of his parliamentary immunity. (CNN)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  4. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  5. God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
  6. Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
  7. Under - Pleasure P
  8. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  9. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  10. Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  3. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  4. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  5. Su Veneno - Aventura
  6. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
  8. Los Tigres del Norte - La Granja
  9. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
  10. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  2. Jars - Chevelle
  3. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  4. Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  5. Muse - Uprising
  6. Linkin Park - New Divide
  7. Break - Three Days Grace
  8. Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
  9. You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
  10. Silversun Pickups - Panic Switch

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Where Men Win Glory

By: Jon Krakauer

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the

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Arguing With Idiots

By: Glenn Beck

#1 New York Times bestselling author and radio and tv host Glenn Beck's ultimate handbook for tackling and winning life’s most important arguments.FUNNY. FRIGHTENING. TRUE. It happens to all of us: You're minding your own business, when some idiot informs ...

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Official Book Club Selection

By: Kathy Griffin

A Conversation with Kathy Griffin:Q: State your name and profession.KG: My name is Kathy Griffin, and I am a teller of d**k jokes.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 17: Sirius

Beatmania IIDX 17: Sirius

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships

Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Playlogic

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Bit.Trip Void

Bit.Trip Void

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Bullet hell, Rhythm

Publisher: Aksys Games (WiiWare) Gaijin Games (PC)

The Book of Unwritten Tales

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: HMH Interactive (EU) & Lace Mamba (Sleeve release EU), Crimson Cow (As Part of Collection EU), The Adventure Company (NA, Budget re-release EU)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Criminal Probe to Open in Deutsche Spying Case

The prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt announced Thursday it would open an official criminal investigation into charges that Deutsche Bank spied on a shareholder, a journalist and its own board members. [..]

F.B.I. Indicts Dozens in Online Bank Fraud

An indictment accuses the ring of running a computer “phishing” scheme to obtain personal information and withdraw money from bank accounts. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.48
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.29
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.60
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.89
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 0.9749 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.188 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.9304 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9532 CAD

Home videos

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

The Grudge 3

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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Forever Strong

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Studio: Blu-ray

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G-Force

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray; includes

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