Monday September 14, 2009
US date format: 9/14/2009, UK date format: 14/9/2009
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 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 September people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Alabama Moon, directed by Tim McCanlies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Forever or Codename: Panzers - Cold War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 14, 2009?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- American actor Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing, Ghost) dies after a long battle with pancreatic cancer at age 57.
- Norwegians go to the polls for the Norwegian parliamentary election. (AFP via Google News) (Norway Post)
- France's political ampquottrial of the centuryampquot into the Clearstream affairmdashformer Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin versus President Nicolas Sarkozymdashopens at the Palais de Justice. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- U.S. special forces launch an attack on Islamist militants from Al-Shabab in Somalia. (BBC) (Mareeg) (The New York Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 14, 2009?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Maxwell - Pretty Wings
- Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett - Break Up
- Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne - Successful
- Fabolous Featuring The-Dream - Throw It In The Bag
- Drake - Best I Ever Had
- Ginuwine - Last Chance
- Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman - Wasted
- Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West - Run This Town
- Pleasure P - Under
- Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard - God In Me
Sport Games on September 14, 2009
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Karlsruhe : 2 - 4
Division 2Football (France)
- Nantes - Strasbourg : 2 - 1
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Milton Keynes Dons - Norwich : 2 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Falkirk - Aberdeen : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 14If September 14, 2009 is your birthday you're 10 years, 10 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 4 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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