Wednesday August 12, 2009: on this day

August 12, 2009 was the 224th day of the year 2009, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is August 12, 2009 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on August 12, 2009, who was born and died on August 12, 2009, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 12, 2009, which were the most popular songs (ex. I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas), movies (e.g. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, directed by David Yates), TV series (e.g. My Fair Lady) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 12th, 2009 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 12, 2009?


August 12, 2009 was a Wednesday and it was the 224th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 12, 2009 can also be written as 8/12/2009 in the US and as 12/8/2009 in UK and Europe.

August 12, 2009 in August 2009 calendar

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August 12, 2009: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 12, 2009:

  • Hugo chavez, the venezuelan president, and cristina fernandez de kirchner, the president of argentina, sign agreements to expand trade between their countries at a caracas meeting.
  • It was discovered that killer whales create and visit'social clubs.
  • Supported by tanks and fighter planes, yemeni troops launch a major offensive against the shia fighter stronghold in northern yemen.
  • In a resurgence in the nomadic conflicts, thirty people are killed in warrap state in southern sudan.
  • Russia's navy has been deployed to locate the mv arctic sea. this missing ship was reportedly taken three weeks ago in baltic sea.
  • Around 700 people who were left behind in the aftermath of typhoon morakot in southern taiwan are now found alive.
  • According to indonesian police, dna tests have shown that the militant who was killed in a weekend attack wasn't noordin mohamed top, one of most wanted men in the region.
  • Near isurava in papua new guinea, the wreckage of an airlines png de havilland twin otter 300 plane with 11 passengers and 2 crew was found. there are no survivors.
  • Five pakistani muslim preachers were shot dead by gunmen outside a mosque at galkayo in somalia.
  • Gregoire ndahimana is a rwandan fugitive who is accused of genocide, crimes against humanity and other charges. he was arrested by a joint rwandan/congolese military operation.
  • Noumea, new caledonia: an estimated 20,000 marchers protest violent clashes between ustke unionists and police.
  • New zealand navy divers believe that they have found the sunken mv princess ashika one week after the accident.
  • After the sinking of mv princess ashika in tonga, which claimed the lives of an estimated 93 people, paul karalus, tonga's transportation minister, resigns.
  • German cdu politician vera lengsfeld draws controversy for posting a photo of angela merkel wearing a revealing gown without authorisation from the chancellor.
  • Lubna al-hussein is the sudanese woman who was caught wearing pants in public. she has been prevented from leaving the country to travel to lebanon where she will be participating in a talk-show on women's issues.
  • Diego leon montoya sanchez of norte valle cartel, pled guilty to drug, murder, and racketeering.
  • The roman catholic church is expresses ampquotuneaseampquot and ampquotmortificationampquot over revelations surrounding the private life of italian prime minister silvio berlusconi.
  • Astronomers have discovered wasp-17b, a planet orbiting in an opposite direction to its star.
  • Mv princess ashika: new zealand navy divers think they have found the sunken vessel mv princess ashika, a week after it was damaged. (rnzi). paul karalus, tongana's transport minister, resigns following the sinking and death of the mv princess ashika.

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August 12, 2009: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on August 12, 2009:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.23
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $162.55
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.13
  • General Electric GE: opens at $13.80
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $117.60

Exchange Rates on August 12, 2009:

  • 1 USD = 96.08 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0887 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0766 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8359 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 136.47 JPY
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August 12, 2009: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 12th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 12, 2009: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 12, 2009 is Ox and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on August 12th, 2009 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 12, 2009: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 12, 2009 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 12, 2009 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 12, 2009 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 50% full, rising at 10:15 pm and setting at 01:57 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 06, 2009 while the next full moon would come on Sep 04, 2009.

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Who was born on August 12, 2009?


Whose famous birthday is on August 12th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 12th:

  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck

    American actor with credits in hollywood feature movies.

  • Cara Delevingne
    Cara Delevingne

    Cara delevingne is a british model and actress known for her work in the fashion industry and for her roles in movies such as 'paper towns'...

  • George Hamilton
    George Hamilton

    American actor, beautiful sex symbol and tanned.

  • Dominique Swain
    Dominique Swain

    American actress chosen from 2,500 girls to portray the lead role in a movie remake of vladimir nabokov’s "lolita" it was scandalous back...

  • Luis Mariano
    Luis Mariano

    His family settled in bordeaux after he sang spanish basque.

  • John Cazale
    John Cazale

    Actor (dog day afternoon, deer hunter), dies at 41.

  • John Derek
    John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "since you were away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Iza Calzado
    Iza Calzado

    Filipino tv actress.

  • Leah Pipes
    Leah Pipes

    American actress.

  • Jane Wyatt
    Jane Wyatt

    American singer and actress (d. 2006).

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August 12, 2009: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 14 years 8 months old,

or 176 months and 7 days old,

or 766 weeks and 2 days old,

or 5364 days old,

if you were born on August 12, 2009.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 12, 2009?

There are 115 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday August 12th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 12, 2009?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on August 12, 2009.

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August 12, 2009: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 12, 2009:

  • Rashied Ali

    Renowned jazz drummer known for his innovative style.

  • Les Paul

    American jazz guitarist and designer of the electric guitar.

  • Giovanni Oddo
  • Ruth Ford
  • José Asenjo Sedano
  • Marcel Leroux
  • Marc François

What famous deaths happened on August 12th?

Famous deaths on August 12th:

  • Lauren Bacall
    Lauren Bacall

    American actress and star for more than a century.

  • Henry Fonda
    Henry Fonda

    American actor.

  • Ian Fleming
    Ian Fleming

    James bond, the english novelist and creator (born in 1908).

  • Merv Griffin
    Merv Griffin

    American entertainer and tv host.

  • Loretta Young
    Loretta Young

    American actress who had her own television show in the 1950s.

  • Peter Woodthorpe
    Peter Woodthorpe

    British actor (born 1931).

  • Una Stubbs
    Una Stubbs

    Una Stubbs is a British actress best known for her role as Mrs.

  • Arlene Martel
    Arlene Martel

    Arlene Martel was an actress best known for her role as T'Pring in the original Star Trek series.

  • Stephen Lewis
    Stephen Lewis

    Canadian diplomat and politician 14th canadian ambassador at the united nations.

  • Dorothy Mackaill
    Dorothy Mackaill

    Actress in love affair, dies at 87 from kidney failure.

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August 12, 2009: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Observances on August 12, 2009:

  • International Youth Day
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August 12, 2009: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 12, 2009 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 10th and August 16th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 12, 2009: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 12, 2009 was I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas, according to the music chart for the week August 10th and August 16th.

August 12, 2009: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 12, 2009 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 10th and August 16th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

August 12, 2009: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 12, 2009 was Pretty Wings by Maxwell, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 10th and August 16th.

August 12, 2009: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 12, 2009 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 10th and August 16th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

August 12, 2009: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on August 12, 2009 was Lo Intentamos by Espinoza Paz, according to the Latin music chart for the week August 10th and August 16th.

August 12, 2009: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on August 12, 2009 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week August 10th and August 16th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Lo Intentamos
  2. - Loba
  3. - Ya Es Muy Tarde
  4. - Causa Y Efecto
  5. - El Amor

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August 12, 2009: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 12, 2009 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Yates

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

Country: United States of America

Ten Inch Hero

Ten Inch Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States of America

P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Release year: 2009

Directed by: James Watkins

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Country: United States of America

August 12, 2009: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 12, 2009 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

Special Ops Mission

Special Ops Mission

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Military Channel

Nite Tales: The Series

Nite Tales: The Series

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Deon Taylor

Bollywood Hero

Bollywood Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

August 12, 2009: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 12, 2009 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Wilderness Warrior by Douglas Brinkley

The Wilderness Warrior

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"Douglas Brinkley brings to the magnificent story of Theodore Roosevelt’s crusade for America's National Parks the same qualities that made TR such a fascinating figure--an amazing range of knowledge.

Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner

Best Friends Forever

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Jennifer Weiner, New York Times bestseller, presents "a smart, witty fairytale for grownups" (Maureen Corrigan. NPR). Valerie Adler and Addie Downs will always be best friends.

Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin

Liberty And Tyranny

By:

Mark Levin, syndicated radio host, author and long-time bestselling author of the conservative manifesto, is worth your time.

Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris

Dead and Gone

By:

The ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse Series features the werewolves, shifters and a small town called Bon Temps.

Rain Gods by James Lee Burke

Rain Gods

By:

In this bestseller, "America's Best Novelist" (The Denver Post) brings back Hackberry Holland, Texas sheriff and cousin to Billy Bob Holland.

August 12, 2009: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 12, 2009 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports, party

Art Academy

Art Academy

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Art training game (edutainment video game)

Publisher: Nintendo

Baldr Sky

Baldr Sky

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, Science Fiction

Publisher: Giga

Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

Platform: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Who was the US President on August 12, 2009?

On August 12, 2009 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 12, 2009?

On August 12, 2009 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 12, 2009?

On August 12, 2009 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about August 12th?

August 12th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 12th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 12th, such as:

  • 2018 - August 2018 lombok earthquake: sutopo purwo nugroho, spokesperson for bnpb, confirmed that 436 people have died in the earthquake in lombok.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: seven white helmets members are killed by unidentified gunmen storming their office in rebel-held sarmin in northwestern syria.
  • 2016 - August 2016 thailand bombings the attacks were not claimed by any group.

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What happened in 2009?

2009 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • For the first time since 2003, when Saddam Hussein was overthrown by the U.S.-led invasion, the U.S. military in Iraq is under Iraqi control.
  • Claiborne Pell (1961-1997 Rhode Island Democratic Senator) dies of Parkinson's disease at 90.
  • Jett Travolta (16-year-old) is the son of actor John Travolta and dies suddenly from a seizure during a family vacation in the Bahamas.

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What was the calendar for August 2009?

August 2009 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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