Tuesday 17 March 2009, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
Love N' Dancing, directed by Robert Iscove, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Diplomatic Immunity.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-2-1, Rattle Battle! or Bumps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 March 2009
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Which were the important events of 17 March 2009 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
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- Clodovil Hernandes: Brazilian politician and TV host (Born 1937).
- The New Jersey Devils' Martin Brodeur passes Patrick Roy to becomes the National Hockey League's winningest goaltender. (ESPN)
- Luxembourg becomes the European Union's third country to legalize euthanasia. (AFP via Google News)
- Nokia will cut 1,700 jobs. (''Forbes'')
- The ''Seattle Post-Intelligencer'' publishes its final print edition and becomes an online newspaper. (''Seattle PI'')
- North Korean Premier Kim Yong-il begins a five-day goodwill tour of China in Jinan, Shandong. (Reuters)
- The European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer launches from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia. (AP)
- At least 11 people are killed and four injured in an bus accident outside Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. (CTV)
- Saint Patrick's Day:
- United States President Barack Obama meets Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen and Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at the White House. (BBC)
- Twelve people are arrested during a disturbance in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 17 March 2009
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Crystal Palace : 3 - 1
- Doncaster - Reading : 0 - 1
- Ipswich - Burnley : 1 - 1
- QPR - Swansea : 1 - 0
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barrow - Cambridge : 0 - 2
- Eastbourne Borough - Salisbury : 0 - 0
- Forest Green - York : 1 - 1
- Histon - Grays : 4 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Raith Rvs - Queens Park : 1 - 0
- Stirling - Peterhead : 2 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Albion Rvs - Dumbarton : 1 - 1
- Berwick - Forfar : 0 - 2
- Cowdenbeath - Montrose : 2 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Diva - Beyonce
- Ne-Yo - Mad
- Beep - Bobby V Featuring Yung Joc
- You Complete Me - Keyshia Cole
- Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
- Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
- Ain't I - Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
- Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.66
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $39.01
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $41.20
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $29.26
- 1 CHF = 5.7822 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.3876 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9307 CHF
- 1 AUD = 4.5249 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?