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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..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 2009

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

The Steam Experiment

Directed by: Philippe Martinez

Starring: Val Kilmer, Armand Assante, Eric Roberts, Megan Brown

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Country: United States

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Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Country: United States

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Like Dandelion Dust

Directed by: Jon Gunn

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Barry Pepper, Cole Hauser, Kate Levering

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Play the Game

Directed by: Marc Fienberg

Starring: Paul Campbell, Andy Griffith, Doris Roberts, Marla Sokoloff

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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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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 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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'')

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Sport Games on 17 February 2009

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Lille : 0 - 0
  • Nancy - Nice : 1 - 2
  • Valenciennes - Caen : 2 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Coventry : 1 - 1
  • Doncaster - Bristol City : 1 - 0
  • Plymouth - Crystal Palace : 1 - 3
  • Sheffield Weds - Barnsley : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 February 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Wrexham : 2 - 1
  • Kidderminster - Cambridge : 1 - 3
  • Mansfield - Kettering Town : 0 - 0
  • Salisbury - Woking : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 February 2009
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Yeovil : 3 - 0
  • Hartlepool - Leicester : 2 - 2
  • Hereford - Leeds : 2 - 0
  • Millwall - Swindon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 February 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  2. She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
  3. Diva - Beyonce
  4. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  6. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
  7. Kanye West - Heartless
  8. Just Like Me - Jamie Foxx Featuring T.I.
  9. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  10. IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
  2. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  3. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  4. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  5. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  6. Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty
  7. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
  8. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  9. Maldito Licor - El Chapo de Sinaloa
  10. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro


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

Bone Crossed

By: Patricia Briggs

View our feature on Patricia Briggs’s Bone Crossed.Shapeshifter Mercy Thompson hit the #1 spot on the bestseller list with Iron Kissed...

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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What I Did For Love

By: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

“Writing with both sharp wit and terrific emotional warmth, Phillips delivers another of her supremely satisfying contemporary romances.”—Chicago Tribune Perennial New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is easily one of

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Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Publisher: Activision

Brütal Legend

Brütal Legend

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure, real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts[1] Double Fine Productions (PC)



Platform: Microsoft Windows & OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Citérémis

Axel & Pixel

Axel & Pixel

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure, art game

Publisher: 2K Play



Platform: Windows, iPhone, iPad

Genre: Puzzle

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Automakers Seek $14 Billion More, Vowing Deep Cuts

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. [..]

Biotech Companies Claim Easing of Europe’s Crop Bans

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. [..]

Stock Markets
  • 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
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.8436 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.4053 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9235 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.342 CNY

Home videos

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

The Express

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

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Jennifer's Body

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Road Trip: Beer Pong

Studio: DVD

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Role Models

Studio: Unrated DVD and Blu-ray

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