Thursday 13 August 2009
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Babel Rising or Captain Forever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 August 2009
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Which were the important events of 13 August 2009 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
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- Les Paul, country and jazz musician, electric guitar pioneer, dies at the age of 94 from complications of pneumonia in New York, USA. He was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1978 and the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
- The US Mint releases the 2009 Lincoln, Professional Life cent to circulation.
- On an official visit to Colombia, Mexican President Felipe Calderón offers his country’s mediation in the conflict between that country, Ecuador and Venezuela. (MercoPress)
- Eleven people, including four policemen, are killed in several separate insurgent attacks in Russia's Republic of Dagestan. (AFP)
- At least 23 government soldiers and more than 20 Muslim extremists are killed in a day-long clash in the southern Philippines. (France 24)
- Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani survives an ambush by the Taliban in the Ali Abad District of Kunduz province, Afghanistan. (''Voice of America'')
- Supporters of Guinea's self-declared President, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, form a movement, Dadis Must Stay, to call for him to be allowed to continue in office. (BBC)
- The French and German economies rebound, helping push the Eurozone to the brink of economic recovery in the second quarter, delivering a further signal that the worst of the global crisis may be coming to an end in Europe. (FT)
- The European Union will extend its sanctions on Burma to cover members of the judiciary responsible for the verdict in the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (Reuters)
- A rare signed copy of Adolf Hitler’s ''Mein Kampf'' sells at the Mullock’s auction at Ludlow Racecourse, Shropshire, for £21,000 (€24,400). (''Toronto Star'')
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Sport Games on 13 August 2009
Division 2Football (France)
- Laval - Strasbourg : 3 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Ego - Beyonce
- Last Chance - Ginuwine
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
- Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Shakira - Loba
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
- Comprendeme - German Montero
- Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
- Quien Es Usted? - Sergio Vega
- Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
Top #10 Rock songs
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
In his new job in Britain, Winfried F.W. Bischoff has a chance to redeem himself after a frustrating experience in the United States. [..]
Applicants to the America’s Recovery Capital Loan Program should bring along reams of paperwork and a plausible plan. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.99
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $61.20
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $58.08
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.21
- 1 CAD = 6.285 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9836 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.754 CNY
- 1 AUD = 0.9008 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?