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..
What the sky looked like on 8 October 2009
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Which were the important events of 8 October 2009 ?
- 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
- 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)
- Yevgeny Dzhugashvili launches a court action claiming the ''Novaya Gazeta'' newspaper has defamed his grandfather, Joseph Stalin. (''Miami Herald'')
- Guinea's military government announces it is setting up a commission to investigate the shooting of protesters last week. (Bloomberg)
- At least two people are killed and dozens injured as Typhoon Melor makes landfall in Japan. (''Mainichi Shimbun'')
- Treaty of Lisbon:
- Kaczyński's twin brother and political ally, Jaroslaw, denies this. (Xinhua)
- In addition, Alexander Szczyglo, the president's head of security, tells the TVN24 television channel that President Kaczyński will sign the Lisbon treaty on October 11. (Al Jazeera)
- French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner says the Lisbon Treaty will not be changed to meet the demands of Klaus, accusing him of ampquotinventing difficultiesampquot and saying he has no doubt this behaviour will continue. (Reuters India)
- DNA analysis reveals the identity of the ampquotcursed bloodampquot disorder that afflicted the British Royal Family in the 19th and early 20th centuries. (BBC)
- A new study reveals one in four people are Muslim, with the global Muslim population standing at 1.57 billion. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
- Colombia's Administrative Department of Security to be dismantled and become newly named ''Agencia Central de Inteligencia'' (Central Intelligence Agency). (Colombia Reports)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
- God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Under - Pleasure P
- Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
Top #10 Latin songs
- Shakira - Loba
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Su Veneno - Aventura
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- Los Tigres del Norte - La Granja
- Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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. [..]
An indictment accuses the ring of running a computer “phishing” scheme to obtain personal information and withdraw money from bank accounts. [..]
- 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
- 1 CAD = 0.9749 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.188 CNY
- 1 AUD = 0.9304 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.9532 CAD
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?