Wednesday 18 February 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 18, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crack A Bottle by Eminem.
The Steam Experiment, directed by Philippe Martinez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trust Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines or Chopper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 February 2009
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Which were the important events of 18 February 2009 ?
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- Stefane 3G will represent Georgia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow with ampquotWe Don't Wanna Put Inampquot, a song allegedly against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. (Reuters)
- A Columbian mammoth is discovered in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California. (Reuters)
- Switzerland's UBS AG will pay the United States federal government US$780 million in fines and restitution after admitting to helping American clients avoid taxes. (CNN)
- A Eurocopter Super Puma carrying 18 people ditches into the North Sea. (BBC)
- Israel will not negotiate with Hamas unless war prisoner Gilad Shalit is released. (BBC)
- Israel's Securities Authority arrests Poalim Capital Markets CEO Nir Burnstein on suspicion of insider trading. (''Jerusalem Post'')
- Iran announces it has built an unmanned aerial vehicle capable of traveling 620nbspmiles (1,000nbspkilometers). (Bloomberg)
- Lawyers representing the entertainment industry defend their compensation claims of US$13 million against The Pirate Bay. (''The Local'')
- A GEO Television reporter is killed in Pakistan's war-torn Swat Valley. (AP via Google News)
- Verizon Wireless selects Alcatel-Lucent as its primary vendor of fourth-generation wireless communications. (Reuters)
- Swedish Minister of Enterprise and Energy Maud Olofsson criticizes General Motors for ampquotabandoningampquot the struggling automaker Saab Automobile. (''The Local'')
- The Czech Republic's Chamber of Deputies approves the Treaty of Lisbon. (CTK)
- General Motors will cut 47,000 jobs throughout 2009. (Sky News)
- South Korea says North Korea will face United Nations sanctions if it proceeds with a threatening long-range missile test. (Reuters)
- Russia's Border Guard Service sinks a Hong Kong-owned merchant vessel, killing eight people. (RIAN)
- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and European Space Agency will continue with their Europa Jupiter System Mission and Titan Saturn System Missions. (NASA)
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Sport Games on 18 February 2009
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 2
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Derby - Blackpool : 4 - 1
- Ipswich - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 1
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Forest Green - Northwich : 3 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Fulham : 3 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
- Diva - Beyonce
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Kanye West - Heartless
- Just Like Me - Jamie Foxx Featuring T.I.
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Maldito Licor - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Credit Suisse is asking American clients with offshore accounts to sign tax forms that may partly lift the veil of secrecy on those accounts, in a move to avoid a standoff with federal authorities. [..]
Eastern European countries that have not adopted the euro are struggling with sharp swings. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.90
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $40.81
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $45.75
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.61
- 1 CHF = 5.8049 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.4203 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.934 CHF
- 1 AUD = 4.3549 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?