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Friday 17 April 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Street Dreams, directed by Chris Zamoscianyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Corsair by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adam's Venture or Blood of Bahamut.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 April 2009

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

Street Dreams

Directed by: Chris Zamoscianyk

Starring: Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Dunn, Rob Dyrdek, Terry Kennedy

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Directed by: Jac Schaeffer

Starring: Emma Caulfield Ford, Scott Holroyd, Kali Rocha, Katherine Von Till

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The Limits of Control

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada

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The Good Guy

Directed by: Julio DePietro

Starring: Alexis Bledel, Scott Porter, Bryan Greenberg, Anna Chlumsky

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone, Michael Douglas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

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Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

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Diplomatic Immunity

Directed by: Peter Maris

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Trust Me

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia

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Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 2009 ?

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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  • Serbian President Boris Tadić visits Kosovo. (Deutsche Welle)
  • An airplane crash kills 11 people in Papua, Indonesia. (UPI)
  • American Sterling Bank in Sugar Creek, Missouri, is closed. (MarketWatch)
  • The Bangladesh Police arrest 31 suspected Hizb ut-Tahrir members for planning terrorism. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • The Irish political party Fianna Fáil departs the Alliance for Europe of the Nations and joins the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party. (EurActiv)

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Sport Games on 17 April 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Gent : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Cottbus : 4 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Osnabruck : 3 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Oberhausen : 3 - 1
  • Mainz - Ahlen : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Angers : 1 - 1
  • Bastia - Brest : 0 - 2
  • Boulogne - Troyes : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Vannes : 3 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  2. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
  3. Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
  4. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
  5. Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
  6. Ne-Yo - Mad
  7. You Complete Me - Keyshia Cole
  8. Magnificent - Rick Ross Featuring John Legend
  9. sobeautiful - Musiq Soulchild
  10. Ain't I - Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  2. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
  4. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  5. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  6. Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
  7. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  8. Patrulla 81 - Quiereme Mas
  9. El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
  10. Dime Si Te Vas Con El - Flex


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


By: Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul

For five novels, Clive Cussler has brought readers into the world of the Oregon, a seemingly dilapidated ship packed with sophisticated equipment, and captained by the rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo.

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House Of Cards

By: William D. Cohan

A blistering narrative account of the negligence and greed that pushed all of Wall Street into chaos and the country into a financial crisis.

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By: Aaron Allston

Does a new start for the Galactic Alliance mark the beginning of the fall of the Jedi Order? After a violent civil war and the devastation wrought by the now fallen Darth

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The Lost City Of Z

By: David Grann

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Bestseller In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adam's Venture

Adam's Venture

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Soedesco

Ant Nation

Ant Nation

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), Nintendo DS

Genre: Real time strategy

Publisher: Konami

Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

Blood of Bahamut

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

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Championship Manager 2010

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports Management

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
After the Bank Failure Comes the Debt Collector

Some small-business owners are in peril of foreclosure after their loans, once held by banks that have since failed, were bought by junk-loan buyers intent on collecting either the cash or the collateral. [..]

Banking Industry Showing Signs of a Recovery

Despite a wave of profits, tough times may not be over, and banks are setting aside money for future loan losses. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.80
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $47.41
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $47.74
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.44
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.8635 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.6292 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9603 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.9368 CNY

Home videos

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

What Just Happened?

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Hatching Pete

Studio: DVD

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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

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State of Play

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Studio: Special Edition DVD

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