Friday 18 December 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
The Pool Boys, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Ford County by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching World War II in Color.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer or A Boy and His Blob.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 18 December 2009 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 18 December
- The UN climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, ends with a only compromise climate deal, and a vow to work out the details later. Leaders of the following countries sign on to the deal: Canada, USA, China, India, Brazil and South Africa. The agreement offers money to developing nations to help them fight global warming. The agreement is not binding and does not set new greenhouse-gas reduction targets.
- The Catalan Parliament votes to ban bull fighting in the Spanish region. (''The Times'')
- Russian television news channels air repeated coverage of a UFO, shaped like a pyramid and similar to an Imperial Cruiser from ''Star Wars''. (Sky News)
- The Vatican dismisses Zambia's controversial Roman Catholic Church archbishop Emmanuel Milingo. (BBC)
- A Paris court rules that Google is infringing copyright, sentencing it to pay 300,000nbspeuros in damages and interest to French publisher Editions de la Martinière, and 10,000nbspeuros a day until it removes extracts of the books from its database. (''PC World'')
- Irish priest Father Seán Sheehy withdraws from work in his parish of Castlegregory over a controversy which followed his shaking the hand of a convicted sex offender in court days earlier. Bishop of Kerry William Murphy disassociates himself from Sheehy and his actions. (''Irish Examiner'')
- General Motors announces that it will begin shutting down operations at the Swedish carmaker Saab automobile. (Wall Street Journal)
- After 27 years, Terry Wogan presents his last edition of ''Wake Up to Wogan'' on BBC Radio 2, receiving farewell messages from Gordon Brown and David Cameron. (BBC highlights)
- Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani citizen who was involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, recants his confession, claiming that police tortured him into admitting his role in the attacks. (Press Trust Of India)
- Twitter, a popular micro-blogging service, temporarily goes offline after a group calling itself the ampquotIranian Cyber Armyampquot manages to change its DNS records. (CNN)
- The Iraqi government demands the withdrawal of Iranian soldiers that it claims seized an oil well in Fakkah, in the Maysan Governorate in southern Iraq. (NYT)
- The Islamic New Year (Muharram 1st) begins on the previous sunset.
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Sport Games on 18 December 2009
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Schalke 04 - Mainz : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Ahlen - Cottbus : 0 - 4
- Duisburg - Aachen : 0 - 2
- Koblenz - Frankfurt FSV : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Nantes : 2 - 1
- Arles - Chateauroux : 3 - 0
- Brest - Nimes : 1 - 0
- Caen - Laval : 1 - 1
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Grimsby - Morecambe : 1 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Papers - Usher
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
Top #10 Latin songs
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga - Derecho De Antiguedad
- Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes - Paulina Rubio
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Muse - Uprising
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Savior - Rise Against
- Pearl Jam - The Fixer
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
The American International Group could use the $20 billion from a stock sale by the insurer American International Assurance to repay some of its giant bailout debt. [..]
The show, “If I Can Dream,” will follow the lives of five aspiring actors and musicians who move to Hollywood in search of stardom. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.51
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $63.50
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.90
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.90
- 1 CHF = 6.5522 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4032 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9764 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.082 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?