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Thursday 15 January 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 15, 2009). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa. Luck by Chance, directed by Zoya Akhtar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trust Me. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axel & Pixel or SpongeBob's Truth or Square.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 15 January 2009

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Luck by Chance

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

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Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States

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An Education

Directed by: Lone Scherfig

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos

Starring: Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh

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He's Just Not That Into You

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Trust Me

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia

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Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

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Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

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The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Bank of America, the largest U.S. bank, posts its first quarterly loss in 17 years, of US$1.79 billion.
  • A US Airways Airbus 320 Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into the Hudson River off New York City shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport, after birds disable both engines. All 155 passengers and crew members are safely rescued.
  • The US Mint releases the 2009 Native American dollar to circulation.
  • British Member of Parliament John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington) is suspended after manhandling the ceremonial mace during House of Commons proceedings. (BBC News)
  • President George W. Bush bids farewell to the United States in a 15-minute televised address, during which he touted his record and warned his successor, Barack Obama, to maintain an aggressive stance against terrorism. (AP via Google News)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  4. Miss Independent - Ne-Yo
  5. Trading Places - Usher
  6. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  7. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  8. IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
  9. Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
  10. T.I. - Whatever You Like
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  3. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  4. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  5. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  7. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
  8. Inolvidable - Reik
  9. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
  10. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

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.

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The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

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Just After Sunset

By: Stephen King

Internationally bestselling author Stephen King—who has written more than fifty books, dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers, and many unforgettable movies—delivers an astonishing collection of short stories.

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Wishful Drinking

By: Carrie Fisher

Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (Cancelled)

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Axel & Pixel

Axel & Pixel

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure, art game

Publisher: 2K Play

2XL Supercross

2XL Supercross

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Comet Crash

Comet Crash

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Tower defense

Publisher: Pelfast

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Digital Camera for Those Who Like Instant Gratification

The $200 PoGo Instant Digital Camera from Polaroid has a built-in printer that lets you capture and immediately print 2-by-3-inch images. [..]

Buyers for a Citigroup Fire Sale Have Probably Been Singed, Too

Citigroup wants to sell unprofitable businesses and troublesome assets, but investors wonder whether other companies will have the will or the means to buy them. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.39
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $41.52
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $50.03
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.49
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.0811 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.4569 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8974 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.5358 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lying

Studio: DVD

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Hatching Pete

Studio: DVD

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The Golden Boys

Studio: DVD

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Tyson

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Waltz with Bashir

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