Thursday 18 June 2009
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 18, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.
Dolan's Cadillac, directed by Jeff Beesley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Cemetery Dance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Un golpe de suerte.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ant Nation or Beat It!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 June 2009
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Which were the important events of 18 June 2009 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
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- The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a NASA robotic spacecraft is launched.
- North Korea considers launching a missile towards Hawaii. (BBC)
- An Atlas V rocket launches the LRO and LCROSS spacecraft to explore the Moon. (BBC)
- Continental Flight 61, a Boeing 777 containing 247 passengers flying from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark, New Jersey, United States, lands safely at Newark Liberty International Airport, after the 61-year-old pilot died mid-flight. (WCBS)
- 2009 Iranian election protests:
- Iran is accused of altering (Christian Science Monitor)
- Supporters of Mir-Hossein Mousavi hold a mass rally in Tehran mourning those killed during protests after the disputed election. (Sky News)
- Seven Gambian journalists are charged with seditious publication for reprinting a press union statement criticising President Yahya Jammeh. (IOL)
- Canada's annual seal hunt ends with lower than expected totals. (BBC)
- Another attack occurs on Romanians in Belfast, on this occasion against a family in the east of the city. (BBC)
- Chancellor Alistair Darling states there is ampquotgrowing evidenceampquot that government measures have stabilised the British banking system and economy. (Sky News)
- The expense claims of British Members of Parliament are published online. (BBC)
- The High Court rules that Suzanne Breen, an editor of the ''Sunday Tribune'', need not hand over her notes on the Real IRA to police as it would endanger her life. (RTÉ)
- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the Medina Hotel in Beledweyne, Somalia, killing 10 people. Among the dead is Omar Hashi Aden, Somalia's Security Minister. (BBC)
- Several Al-Qaeda militants are killed by a Malian army offensive near the Algerian border. (''Taipei Times'')
- Islamic militants allied to Al-Qaeda launch an attack on a convoy escorting Chinese workers in Mansoura, Algeria, killing 24 policemen. (BBC)
- Loyalist paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland begin to decommission their weapons. (RTÉ)
- Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora of rock band Bon Jovi are inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at a ceremony in New York. (CBC)
- South Africa receives its first case of swine flu via the United States. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Knock You Down - Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Jeremih - Birthday Sex
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
- Halle Berry (She's Fine) - Hurricane Chris Featuring SupaSTAAR
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- sobeautiful - Musiq Soulchild
- Kid Cudi - Day 'N' Nite
Top #10 Latin songs
- Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- All Up 2 You - Aventura Featuring Akon & Wisin & Yandel
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- El Katch - El Compa Chuy
- Fue Su Amor - Alacranes Musical
- Que Te Queria - La Quinta Estacion
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
Top #10 Rock songs
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
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.76
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $51.47
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $54.67
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $37.40
- 1 CHF = 6.29 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.0352 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9584 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.47 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?