Monday August 10, 2009

US date format: 8/10/2009, UK date format: 10/8/2009

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 10, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. The Descent: Part 2, directed by Jon Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Shanghai Girls by Lisa See was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-2-1, Rattle Battle! or Again.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2009, at August 10 across the years or at August 2009 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 10, 2009?


Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • Twenty people are killed in Handlova, Trencin Region, in the deadliest mining disaster in Slovakia's history.
  • In an open letter four South African opposition leaders accuse President Jacob Zuma of abuse of power after his naming of Sandile Ngcobo as Chief Justice. The office of President Jacob Zuma responds by saying there was ampquotnothing unconstitutionalampquot in Zuma's action. (IOL)
  • The UNASUR summit opens in Quito to discuss issues such as Venezuela's “ethics responsibility” clause, Colombian military bases and the Honduras crisis. (MercoPress)
  • At the funeral of Vice-President Joseph Msika, President Robert Mugabe lashes out at ampquotracistampquot western countries, saying ampquotZimbabwe need not be tied to any one corner of the world, least of all, to a corner of former imperialist and racist colonisersampquot. (IOL)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

District 9

District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Country: United States of America

The Hangover

The Hangover

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Country: United States of America

9

9

Directed by: Shane Acker

Starring: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Christopher Plummer

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Gotta Feelingyoutube
  2. - Best I Ever Had
  3. - You Belong With Me
  4. - Knock You Down
  5. - Use Somebody

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Pretty Wings
  2. - Best I Ever Had
  3. - Break Up
  4. - Ego
  5. - Last Chance

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Lo Intentamos
  2. - Loba
  3. - Ya Es Muy Tarde
  4. - Causa Y Efecto
  5. - El Amor
Sport Games on August 10, 2009

Sport Games on August 10, 2009


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of August 10, 2009

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Caen - Nantes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 10, 2009

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Special Ops Mission

Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

Sortilegio

Sortilegio

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Directed by: Gil Junger

How old am I?

If August 10th, 2009 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2009?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Shanghai Girls

By:

In 1937 Shanghai—the Paris of Asia—twenty-one-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May, are having the time of their lives. Both are beautiful, modern, and carefree—until the day their father tells

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers

By:

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.

Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin

Liberty And Tyranny

By:

Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.When

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Eclipse

By:

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her …

Unmasked by Ian Halperin

Unmasked

By:

In late December 2008, Ian Halperin told the world that Michael Jackson had only six months to live. His investigations into Jackson's failing health made headlines around the globe.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action (minigame compilation)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei Games

Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer

Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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)

Again

Again

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tecmo

Bayonetta

Bayonetta

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega (360, PS3) Nintendo (Wii U)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • After Winning Advertising Awards, an Invitation to Pay for the Trophies The head of the group that hands out the Communicator Awards says selling the trophies keeps the cost of entry low. [..]
  • As Rivals Branch Out, SAP Is Sticking to Software The German software giant is focused on its core business and says expanding into hardware would pose challenges. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 10th, 2009

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.47
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $165.66
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.46
  • General Electric GE: opens at $14.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $118.17

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 97.05 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0881 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0852 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8344 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 137.27 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 10, 2009?

On August 10, 2009 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 2009?

On August 10, 2009 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 2009?

On August 10, 2009 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 2009?

On August 10, 2009 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 2009?

On August 10, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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