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Wednesday 16 December 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z. The Pool Boys, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Superfreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alive 4-Ever or Buzz!: Brain of the World.
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What the sky looked like on 16 December 2009

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

The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Directed by: Marc Lawrence

Starring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Elisabeth Moss

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Assault Girls

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Rinko Kikuchi, Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2009 ?

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mexican drug lord Arturo Beltrán Leyva, leader of the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel, is killed by personnel of the Mexican Navy during a shootout in Cuernavaca, Morelos. (''The Times'')
  • Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen replaces Connie Hedegaard in a ampquotprocedural moveampquot as president of the U.N. climate talks, as further clashes take place around the perimeter of the summit. (Al Jazeera)
  • Kelly Kwalik, leader of the Free Papua Movement (OPM), is fatally shot by police in Indonesia. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • An unarmed 26-year-old man is detained after attempting to enter the hospital room of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as he recuperates from the recent assault. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
  • Malawi recognizes the independence of Kosovo (New Kosova Report)

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Sport Games on 16 December 2009

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Grenoble : 1 - 0
  • Lorient - Marseille : 1 - 2
  • Lyon - Boulogne : 2 - 0
  • Monaco - Rennes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2009
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Burnley - Arsenal : 1 - 1
  • Chelsea - Portsmouth : 2 - 1
  • Liverpool - Wigan : 2 - 1
  • Tottenham - Man City : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 16, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Papers - Usher
  2. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  3. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  4. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  5. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  6. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  7. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  9. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  10. Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  2. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  4. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
  5. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  6. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  7. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga - Derecho De Antiguedad
  9. Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes - Paulina Rubio
  10. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  6. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  7. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  8. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer


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


By: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J.

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I, Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

THE #1 BESTSELLING BLOCKBUSTERCan Alex Cross survive his most chilling - and personal - case ever? Pulled out of a family celebration, Detective Alex Cross gets awful news: A beloved relative has been found brutally murdered.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Paris Vendetta

By: Steve Berry

When Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile in 1821, he took to the grave a powerful secret. As general and emperor, he had stolen immeasurable riches from palaces, national treasuries, and even

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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

The Beatles: Rock Band

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: MTV Games

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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

Alive 4-Ever

Alive 4-Ever

Platform: iOS

Buzz!: Brain of the World

Buzz!: Brain of the World

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
An Unwelcome Spotlight Falls on SAC Capital

After a former SAC analyst was charged for activities occurring after he left the firm, a flurry of articles have tried to connect SAC with the investigation. [..]

As Goldman Thrives, Some Say an Ethos Has Faded

Under Lloyd C. Blankfein’s leadership, Goldman Sachs now puts quick profits above all else, some executives say. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.38
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.58
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.40
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.90
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5808 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4346 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9783 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.148 CNY

Home videos

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


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The Spirit

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The Wrestler

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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