Saturday 18 July 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas.
Orphan, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Evolution Of God by Robert Wright was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching SMBC Theater.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bit Boy!! or Border Break.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 2009 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
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- China admits it shot dead 12 rioters in one riot incident in Ürümqi. (BBC)
- Over 100 UK and US schoolchildren and teachers are quarantined in Beijing due to swine flu. (BBC)
- Last surviving Battle of Jutland veteran and last surviving founder member of the Royal Air Force Henry Allingham dies at the age of 113. At the time of his death he was the oldest living man in the world. (RTÉ)
- Ireland's Green Party, part of the ruling coalition, votes by a two to one majority to campaign for the Treaty of Lisbon prior to the 2 October referendum. (France 24)
- Three people are missing in Nachterstedt, Germany, after their home collapses into a lake. (Deutsche Welle)
- Voters in Mauritania go to the polls for a presidential election, its first election since the coup d'état last year. (Xinhua)
- Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad receives a slice as Nablus bakers attempt to set a record for the world's biggest kunafa. (BBC)
- A woman is killed and two people are seriously injured in an accident involving a motorcycle on the Tour de France in France, the race's first fatal accident since 2002. (RTÉ)
- The Justice and Equality Movement releases sixty prisoners in Kutum, Darfur. (BBC)
- Brazil demands the return of over 1,400 tonnes of hazardous British waste. (''The Times'')
- Forty-seven people are injured in a collision between two Muni Metro light rail cars at the West Portal Station in San Francisco, United States. (KGO-TV)
- Paul Biyoghé Mba is appointed Prime Minister of Gabon after Jean Eyeghe Ndong launches his presidential campaign. (Reuters)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Keri Hilson - Knock You Down
- Lady GaGa - LoveGame
- Sean Kingston - Fire Burning
- Birthday Sex - Jeremih
- Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
- Taylor Swift - You Belong With Me
- Linkin Park - New Divide
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