Wednesday April 15, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/15/2009, UK date format: 15/4/2009

April 15th, 2009 was the 105th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while A Lion Called Christian by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge or Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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April 15, 2009 Events

What happened on April 15, 2009?

Historical Events

  • China launches another satellite as part its Compass global navigation system.
  • 8.700 jobs will be eliminated by UBS AG, a Swiss investment bank.
  • The Pitcairn Islands have abolished alcohol prohibition.
  • The French Navy captures 11 Somali pirates at the Gulf of Aden.
  • The first year-on–year decline in consumer prices in the United States since 1955 is recorded by the US Consumer Price Index.
  • Protests against increased taxes and excessive government spending started in the United States with The Tax Day Tea Party. WSJ)

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What happened on April 15 in history? Find out the list of April 15th major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


April 15, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Other April 15th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 15, 2009 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 15.

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April 15, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 15, 2009?

Other April 15th famous deaths

  • Greta Garbo

    Swedish-American actress, one the most famous and magical stars of the silverscreen.

  • Jean Genet

    French novelist, playwright, and poet.

  • American illustrator and writer who created more than 100 small volumes of morbid literature since 1953.

  • American singer-songwriter (d. 2005).

See all famous people who died on April 15th


April 15, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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April 15, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 15, 2009?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

April 15th marks the 104th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 260 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 15, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 15, 2009?


  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
  • Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
  • Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
  • Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
  • Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.


  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • Saint Hunna.
  • Saint Basilissa
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 15, 2009? Which were the top hits on April 15, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  2. - Poker Face
  3. - Right Roundyoutube
  4. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  5. - Blame It

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - Turnin Me On
  3. - Dead And Gone
  4. - Rockin' That Thang
  5. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Presumo
  2. - El Amor
  3. - Aqui Estoy Yo
  4. - Por Un Segundo
  5. - Espero

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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



Release year: 2009

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Release year: 2009

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Release year: 2009

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic Immunity

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Peter Maris

Trust Me

Trust Me

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia



Release year: 2009

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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A Lion Called Christian by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall

A Lion Called Christian


A two-minute video clip that lasted just over two minutes was uploaded to YouTube in 2008 and quickly became an international sensation. This video captures the touching reunion between two young men with their pet lion Christian.

Lavender Morning by Jude Deveraux

Lavender Morning


Jocelyn Minton is a woman who finds herself caught between two worlds. Her mother was raised in private schools and enjoyed afternoon teas. However, her mother married the local handyman.

The Lost City Of Z by David Grann

The Lost City Of Z


A New York Times bestseller, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. Percy Fawcett, a legendary British explorer, ventured into the unknown in 1925.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer



Isabella Swan moved to Forks in Washington. It was a small and rainy place. Isabella's life changes dramatically when she meets Edward Cullen.

Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter




Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Strategy First

Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Graffiti Entertainment

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Publisher: Activision

Alien Breed: Evolution

Alien Breed: Evolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Isometric shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft


April 15, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for April 15, 2009 is Last Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on April 15, 2009

Sport Games on April 15, 2009

Sport Games on April 15, 2009


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Kettering Town - Crawley Town : 1 - 1
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $117.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $19.21
  • General Electric GE: opens at $11.49
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $98.23

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 99.37 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2046 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1436 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8331 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 131.29 JPY

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