Wednesday August 19, 2009
US date format: 8/19/2009, UK date format: 19/8/2009
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Champions Online or Bleach DS 4th: Flame Bringer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 2009?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
- Don Hewitt: television news producer & director;...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 2009?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Maxwell - Pretty Wings
- Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett - Break Up
- Drake - Best I Ever Had
- Beyonce - Ego
- Ginuwine - Last Chance
- Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica - Trust
- Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne - Successful
- Young Money - Every Girl
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
- Twista Featuring Erika Shevon - Wetter (Calling You Daddy)
Sport Games on August 19, 2009
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Newcastle - Sheffield Weds : 1 - 0
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Chesterfield - Notts County : 2 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Birmingham - Portsmouth : 1 - 0
- Burnley - Man United : 1 - 0
- Hull - Tottenham : 1 - 5
- Liverpool - Stoke : 4 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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