Tuesday 17 November 2009
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Heavenly Joy .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Fireflies by Owl City.
Invictus, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Last Night In Twisted River by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magellan.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Breed: Evolution or Blue Toad Murder Files.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 November 2009
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Which were the important events of 17 November 2009 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- A prominent human rights campaigner for the Western Sahara region, Aminatou Haidar, who is on hunger strike at an airport in the Canary Islands, is to appear in a Spanish court on charges of public disorder. (AFP)
- The head of the opposition in Comoros is arrested after openly criticising President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi. (IOL)
- Slovakia and the Czech Republic mark the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution which overthrew the communist government of Czechoslovakia. (BBC)
- A Russian icebreaker with 100 tourists on board is stranded in ice in the Antarctic. (RIA Novosti)
- Israel approves a further 900 settler homes in a settlement in East Jerusalem. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
- Piracy in Somalia:
- A chemical tanker, the Singapore-operated ''MV Theresa VIII'' with 28 North Koreans on board, is seized by Somali pirates northwest of the Seychelles. (AP)
- The Spanish ship ''Alakrana'' and its crew of 36 are released after a US$3.5 million ransom is paid. (Channel News Asia)
- An inquiry into a scandal known as ampquotIndonesia's Watergateampquot says a police case against two anti-corruption officials should be dropped. (UPI)
- South African human rights activist Kumi Naidoo becomes the executive director of Greenpeace, the first African to head the organisation. (AP)
- U.S. President Barack Obama continues his first trip to China and meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao. (''Asia Times Online'')
- The death toll after a ferry collided with a oil barge in the Irrawaddy Delta, off the coast of Burma, rises to 50. (Al Jazeera)
- ''The Original of Laura'', an incomplete novel by Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov, is published 32 years after his death despite his wish that its manuscript be burned. (''The Cornell Daily Sun'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Papers - Usher
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Regret - LeToya Featuring Ludacris
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
Top #10 Latin songs
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Shakira - Loba
- Su Veneno - Aventura
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
Top #10 Rock songs
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Muse - Uprising
- Jars - Chevelle
- Pearl Jam - The Fixer
- Savior - Rise Against
- You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Officials managing the bailout of the insurance giant may have overpaid other banks to wind down business relationships with A.I.G., Neil Barofsky, the bailout inspector, says. [..]
While hedge funds did not cause the economic crisis, many policy makers in Europe and the United States believe their highly leveraged business model poses risks to financial stability. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.29
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.89
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.34
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.36
- 1 CHF = 6.7188 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4954 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9666 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.355 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?