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Tuesday 18 August 2009

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BattleForge or Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 August 2009

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

Up in the Air

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis

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All About Steve

Directed by: Phil Traill

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

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The Descent: Part 2

Directed by: Jon Harris

Starring: Michael J. Reynolds, Shauna Macdonald, Jessika Williams, Douglas Hodge

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Nite Tales: The Series

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Bollywood Hero

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

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Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 2009 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Novak: American journalist and commentator (Born 1931).
  • Kim Dae-jung: South Korean lieutenant and politician 8th President of South Korea Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009).
  • Veteran US newspaper columnist Robert Novak dies at age 78 after a battle with brain cancer.
  • Former South Korean President and 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kim Dae-jung dies of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. (Reuters)
  • Seven people are killed in a bombing targeting a NATO convoy in Kabul, days before the presidential elections in Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • Jesse Jackson is crowned prince of the Agni people during a three-day visit to Côte d'Ivoire, succeeding Michael Jackson. (IOL)

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Sport Games on 18 August 2009

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Angers - Chateauroux : 0 - 3
  • Bastia - Nimes : 6 - 1
  • Caen - Dijon : 1 - 0
  • Clermont - Laval : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 August 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Preston : 0 - 3
  • Blackpool - Derby : 0 - 0
  • Bristol City - QPR : 1 - 0
  • Doncaster - Coventry : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 August 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Salisbury : 4 - 0
  • Altrincham - Histon : 2 - 1
  • Cambridge - Crawley Town : 0 - 1
  • Forest Green - Luton : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 August 2009
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Norwich : 2 - 1
  • Colchester - Gillingham : 2 - 1
  • Exeter - Yeovil : 1 - 1
  • Hartlepool - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 18 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  4. Ego - Beyonce
  5. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  6. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  7. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  8. Every Girl - Young Money
  9. Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
  10. Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  2. Shakira - Loba
  3. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  4. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  6. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  7. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  8. Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
  9. Comprendeme - German Montero
  10. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra


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

Twenties Girl

By: Sophie Kinsella

Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal professional twenty-something young women don’t get visited by ghosts.

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Bobby And Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

The bestselling author uses his impressive list of sources and impeccable insight to reveal the true story of the relationship between Jacqueline Kennedy and her brother-in-law, Robert F.

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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The Wilderness Warrior

By: Douglas Brinkley

"Douglas Brinkley brings to this magnificent story of Theodore Roosevelt's crusade on behalf of America's national parks the same qualities that made TR so fascinating a figure—an astonishing range of knowledge,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland

Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; NA NIS America; EU NIS Europe; AUS NIS America



Platform: Flash, iOS, Commodore 64, PlayStation Portable, Android, Ouya

Genre: Endless runner

Publisher: Semi-Secret Software (Flash/iOS) Beatshapers (PSP) Kittehface Software (Android/Ouya)


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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AI War: Fleet Command

AI War: Fleet Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Arcen Games

SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off

SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Play THQ

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Keeping Good Employees When You Can’t Pay Them More

Respect, training and communication are important retention tools, especially when cash for raises is in short supply. [..]

Pessimism Still Grips Wall Street

Analysts said the sell-off was in part a reaction to weak consumer confidence numbers released in the U.S. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.62
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.16
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $56.13
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.32
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.3504 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2018 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9763 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.647 CNY

Home videos

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

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Studio: DVD

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House of Saddam

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Great Buck Howard

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Sin Nombre

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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