Monday 17 August 2009
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Clara Lukasiak .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Up in the Air, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Rules Of Vengeance by Christopher Reich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthday Party Bash or Championship Manager 2009 Express.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 August 2009
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Which were the important events of 17 August 2009 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Reader's Digest Association of New York announces it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its U.S. businesses as part of a plan to cut debt by 75 percent.
- Japan officially exits the recession. (RTÉ)
- A bomb explodes on a truck at a fuel station in Charsadda, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan (20 km from Peshawar), killing seven people. (BBC News)
- A suicide bomber explodes a truck at a police station in Nazran in Russia's North Caucasus, killing at least 20 people and wounding about 60 others. (NY Times)
- An accident at the Sayano–Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station in Russia kills seven and causes power shortages in Siberia. (RTÉ)
- The Canadian Forces begin exercises to protect Canada's sovereignty in the far north. (CTV)
- The MV ''Arctic Sea'', a cargo ship missing after an apparent hijacking in July off the Swedish coast, is discovered by the Russian Navy off Cape Verde. (CNN)
- The actor Miguel Magno, of the series Toma Lá, Dá Cá dies at the age 58.
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Sport Games on 17 August 2009
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - St Pauli : 0 - 5
Division 2Football (France)
- Brest - Metz : 2 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Dundee United - Hearts : 2 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Setubal - Guimaraes : 0 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Ego - Beyonce
- Last Chance - Ginuwine
- Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
- Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
Top #10 Latin songs
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Shakira - Loba
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
- Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
- Comprendeme - German Montero
- Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
Top #10 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
While its Silicon Valley neighbors have closed, Tessera Technologies is gambling on micro-devices like cameras and cooling equipment. [..]
Workers opposed the sale of the government-owned Linzhou Iron and Steel Company to a private company. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.15
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.72
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $56.76
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.63
- 1 CHF = 6.336 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.174 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9736 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.611 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?