Wednesday 9 December 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
3 Idiots, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Under the Dome by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Albert Schweitzer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island or Arc Rise Fantasia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 9 December 2009 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 09 December
- An unexplained spiral light seen in the sky across large parts of Northern Norway confounds spectators. Authorities speculate that the light could come from a misfired Russian rocket, but Russian authorities deny this. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Thousands of Jewish settlers stage a protest at the curbs on settlement building in the West Bank. (''Times of India'')
- British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling delivers the pre Budget report, with tax rises and spending cuts to reduce the government debt. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- Irish Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan delivers the nation's Budget for 2010. (BBC)
- The Irish Bishops Conference apologises for the sexual abuse suffered by its children after spending the first day of its winter conference examining the Murphy Report. (BBC)
- 24 people are charged with rebellion after 57 people were killed during the Maguindanao massacre in the southern Philippines last month. (''Straits Times'')
- A legal challenge to Ireland's abortion laws takes place at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. (BBC)
- The Australian government is accused of ampquotcensorshipampquot after it refuses visas to several North Korean artists who were to attend an international exhibition displaying their work. (AFP)
- India plans to secure its naval harbours with electric fences ampquotagainst clandestine threats from the seaampquot. (BBC)
- Chinese police recommend that prosecutors formally charge dissident Liu Xiaobo for ampquotsubversion of state powerampquot after he was detained for a year without trial. (''New York Times'')
- Tens of thousands of people rally in several cities in Indonesia demanding the government do more to tackle political corruption. (''Jakarta Post'')
- Aung San Suu Kyi meets with an official from the military junta for the third time, as Burmese state media accuse her of being ampquotdishonestampquot. (BBC)
- The United States government agrees to pay $3.4 billion to settle ''Cobell v. Salazar'', a class-action lawsuit brought by Native American representatives who claimed that it has incorrectly accounted for Native American trust assets. (Voice of America)
- North Korea announces for the first time an outbreak of the H1N1 swine flu virus in the country. (Channel News Asia)
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Sport Games on 9 December 2009
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Scunthorpe : 1 - 1
- Coventry - Newcastle : 0 - 2
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Papers - Usher
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
Top #10 Latin songs
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Su Veneno - Aventura
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Muse - Uprising
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Jars - Chevelle
- Savior - Rise Against
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.74
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?