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..
Which were the important events of August 18, 2009?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- 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)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Maxwell - Pretty Wings
- Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett - Break Up
- Drake - Best I Ever Had
- Beyonce - Ego
- Ginuwine - Last Chance
Top #5 Rock songs
Sport Games on August 18, 2009
Division 2Football (France)
- Angers - Chateauroux : 0 - 3
- Bastia - Nimes : 6 - 1
- Caen - Dijon : 1 - 0
- Clermont - Laval : 0 - 0
- Sedan - Ajaccio : 1 - 3
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Preston : 0 - 3
- Blackpool - Derby : 0 - 0
- Bristol City - QPR : 1 - 0
- Doncaster - Coventry : 0 - 0
- Ipswich - Crystal Palace : 1 - 3
ConferenceFootball (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
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Brentford - Norwich : 2 - 1
- Colchester - Gillingham : 2 - 1
- Exeter - Yeovil : 1 - 1
- Hartlepool - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 2
- Huddersfield - Brighton : 7 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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
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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.