Tuesday August 18, 2009

US date format: 8/18/2009, UK date format: 18/8/2009

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 18, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. 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 The Defector by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cricket Revolution or Border Break.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2009, at August 18 across the years or at August 2009 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 18, 2009?


Holidays

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Events

  • 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)

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

District 9

District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Country: United States of America

Up in the Air

Up in the Air

Directed by: Jason Reitman

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

Country: United States of America

The Road

The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Gotta Feelingyoutube
  2. - You Belong With Me
  3. - Best I Ever Had
  4. - Knock You Down
  5. - Use Somebody

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Pretty Wings
  2. - Break Up
  3. - Best I Ever Had
  4. - Ego
  5. - Last Chance

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Lo Intentamos
  2. - Loba
  3. - Ya Es Muy Tarde
  4. - El Amor
  5. - Causa Y Efecto
Sport Games on August 18, 2009

Sport Games on August 18, 2009


Division 2

Football (France)
  • Angers - Chateauroux : 0 - 3
  • Bastia - Nimes : 6 - 1
  • Caen - Dijon : 1 - 0
  • Clermont - Laval : 0 - 0
  • Sedan - Ajaccio : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of August 18, 2009

Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Preston : 0 - 3
  • Blackpool - Derby : 0 - 0
  • Bristol City - QPR : 1 - 0
  • Doncaster - Coventry : 0 - 0
  • Ipswich - Crystal Palace : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of August 18, 2009

Conference

Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Salisbury : 4 - 0
  • Altrincham - Histon : 2 - 1
  • Cambridge - Crawley Town : 0 - 1
  • Forest Green - Luton : 0 - 1
  • Gateshead - Tamworth : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 18, 2009

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Norwich : 2 - 1
  • Colchester - Gillingham : 2 - 1
  • Exeter - Yeovil : 1 - 1
  • Hartlepool - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 2
  • Huddersfield - Brighton : 7 - 1
See all Football game results of August 18, 2009

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Special Ops Mission

Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

Sortilegio

Sortilegio

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Directed by: Gil Junger

How old am I?

If August 18th, 2009 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Defector by Daniel Silva

The Defector

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In Moscow Rules Gabriel Allon went up against the sadisitc Ivan Kharkov. Now he must outsmart him once and for all in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Daniel Silva.Grigori

Our Lady Of Guadalupe by Carl A. Anderson and Eduardo Chávez

Our Lady Of Guadalupe

By:

Nearly a decade after Spain's conquest of Mexico, the future of Christianity on the American continent was very much in doubt.

The Traffickers by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

The Traffickers

By:

Philadelphia Homicide Sergeant Matthew Payne is paired with a Texas Ranger to bring down a murderer with Mexican cartel connections. The odd couple of the Philly cop and the Texas lawman

The Wilderness Warrior by Douglas Brinkley

The Wilderness Warrior

By:

"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,

The Winds Of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

The Winds Of Dune

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With their usual skill, Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson have taken ideas left behind by Frank Herbert and filled them with living characters and a true sense of wonder.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Adam's Venture

Adam's Venture

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Soedesco

Ashes Cricket 2009

Ashes Cricket 2009

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, Cricket

Publisher: Codemasters (UK), Namco Bandai Partners (AUS)

Cricket Revolution

Cricket Revolution

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindstorm Studios

Arc Rise Fantasia

Arc Rise Fantasia

Platform: Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Ignition Entertainment

Border Break

Border Break

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action, Mecha, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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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. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 18th, 2009

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $66.70
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $161.63
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.29
  • General Electric GE: opens at $13.54
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.81

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 94.72 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1013 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0758 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8346 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 133.85 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 18, 2009?

On August 18, 2009 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 18, 2009?

On August 18, 2009 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 18, 2009?

On August 18, 2009 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 18, 2009?

On August 18, 2009 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 18, 2009?

On August 18, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 18, 2009?

Famous people died on August 18, 2009 include, Robert Novak, Kim Dae-jung.


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