Wednesday 19 August 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Christmas Clix or Babel Rising.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 August 2009
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Which were the important events of 19 August 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
- National Aviation Day, USA
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- Don Hewitt: television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (Born 1922).
- A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
- Seven car bombs are detonated in Baghdad, killing at least 95, and wounding nearly 600. (The Times)
- Sierra Leone's annual rains kill 15 people and displace hundreds of others. (IOL)
- The United States and Switzerland sign an agreement designed to end a tax evasion dispute surrounding UBS U.S. customers. (BBC)
- Spanish police capture two suspected members, Aitzol Etxaburu and Andoni Sarasola, of the Basque-region separatist group ETA. (CNN)
- John Marek becomes the 68th death row inmate in the state of Florida, United States to be executed by lethal injection since the death sentence was re-instated in 1979. (Miami Herald)
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Sport Games on 19 August 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Ego - Beyonce
- Last Chance - Ginuwine
- Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
- Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
Top #10 Latin songs
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Shakira - Loba
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
- Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
- Comprendeme - German Montero
- Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
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 $44.02
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $58.90
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $55.88
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $42.58
- 1 CHF = 6.4166 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.2428 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9725 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.673 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?