Tuesday 17 February 2009
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crack A Bottle by Eminem.
The Steam Experiment, directed by Philippe Martinez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trust Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aztaka or Brütal Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 February 2009
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Which were the important events of 17 February 2009 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
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- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Texas billionaire Allen Stanford and three of his companies with fraudulently selling US$8 billion in high-yield certificates of deposit. Stanford International Bank is based in Antigua with 30,000 clients in 131 countries and US$8.5 billion in assets.
- United States President Barack Obama authorizes the deployment of 12,000 more soldiers into the Afghanistan War. (CNN)
- British lawyer David Mills is sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for accepting a £400,000 bribe from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. (BBC)
- Walter Veltroni resigns as Secretary of Italy's Democratic Party. (BBC)
- Legal charges against The Pirate Bay are amended. (''The Local'')
- Late 2000s recession in the Americas:
- U.S. President Obama signs the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (CNN)
- General Motors and Chrysler inform the U.S. federal government that they will need additional loans of $21.6 billion. (CNN)
- Shōichi Nakagawa will resign as Japan's Minister of Finance after the National Diet approves a budget in April. (AP via Google News)
- California will lay off 20,000 government workers, due to the State Legislature's failure to pass a budget. (Reuters)
- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in Japan to deliberate the global economic crisis and international security. (Sky News)
- Former Khmer Rouge leader Kang Kek Iew stands trial before the Extraordinary Chambers in Cambodia. (CNN)
- Irish Nationwide Chairman Michael Walsh resigns over his involvement in questionable loan arrangements with Anglo Irish Bank. (RTÉ)
- Fifty people are detained in Guadeloupe after general strikes escalate into rioting. (''International Herald Tribune'')
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Sport Games on 17 February 2009
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Le Mans - Lille : 0 - 0
- Nancy - Nice : 1 - 2
- Valenciennes - Caen : 2 - 0
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Burnley - Coventry : 1 - 1
- Doncaster - Bristol City : 1 - 0
- Plymouth - Crystal Palace : 1 - 3
- Sheffield Weds - Barnsley : 0 - 1
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Burton - Wrexham : 2 - 1
- Kidderminster - Cambridge : 1 - 3
- Mansfield - Kettering Town : 0 - 0
- Salisbury - Woking : 1 - 0
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol Rvs - Yeovil : 3 - 0
- Hartlepool - Leicester : 2 - 2
- Hereford - Leeds : 2 - 0
- Millwall - Swindon : 1 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
- Diva - Beyonce
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Kanye West - Heartless
- Just Like Me - Jamie Foxx Featuring T.I.
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Maldito Licor - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
General Motors and Chrysler promised to make further cuts, in hopes of lightening their bloated cost structures amid a dismal market for new car sales. [..]
The biotechnology industry, claiming the backing of European Union governments, signaled a new effort to win greater leeway to grow genetically modified crops in Europe. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $49.46
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $42.56
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $45.97
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.07
- 1 CHF = 5.8436 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.4053 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9235 CHF
- 1 AUD = 4.342 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?