Monday April 20, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/20/2009, UK date format: 20/4/2009

April 20th, 2009 was the 110th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Monday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Jett Roberts .

The number one song in US was Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed II: Discovery or SpongeBob's Truth or Square.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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April 20, 2009 Events

What happened on April 20, 2009?

Historical Events

  • Oracle announces that it will buy Sun Microsystems for more US$7 billion.
  • The United States remembers the 10th anniversary in 1999 of the Columbine High School massacre by Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris.
  • The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes have been announced.
  • Oracle Corporation acquires Sun Microsystems for $7.4 Billion
  • India's Space Research Organization launches RISAT-2, a reconnaissance satellite.
  • The Northern Cyprus legislative election is won by the National Unity Party.
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What happened on April 20 in history? Find out the list of April 20th major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


April 20, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on April 20, 2009?

Other April 20th famous birthdays

  • Australian model.

  • Carmen Electra

    American actress who made a successful career replacing stars like Pamela Anderson Lee and Jenny McCarthy of MTVaEUR(tm), which has seen her...

  • Jessica Lange

    American Academy Award winning actress, who started her film career in 1976 with the remake of King Kong.

  • French medium, nicknamed "France's first Lady of Second Sight", and friend to Prince Michel of Greece.

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How old am I?

If April 20, 2009 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 20.

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April 20, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 20, 2009?

Other April 20th famous deaths

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April 20, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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Can the numbers in April 20, 2009 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 20, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 20, 2009?

The day of the week was Monday.

April 20th marks the 109th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 255 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 20, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 20, 2009?


  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
  • Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
  • April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
  • Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá'f Faith).


  • Chinese Language Day


  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Saint Theotimus (died 407)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 20, 2009? Which were the top hits on April 20, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  2. - Poker Face
  3. - Right Roundyoutube
  4. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  5. - Blame It

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - Dead And Gone
  3. - Turnin Me On
  4. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  5. - Rockin' That Thang

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu No Eres Para Mi
  2. - El Amor
  3. - Te Presumo
  4. - Sin Ti...Sin Mi
  5. - Quiereme Mas

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Ten Inch Hero

Ten Inch Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States of America

P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Release year: 2009

Directed by: James Watkins

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Angels & Demons

Angels & Demons

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Release year: 2009

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Release year: 2009

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic Immunity

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Peter Maris

We're Alive

We're Alive

Release year: 2009

Starring: Jim Gleason, Nate Geez, Elisa Eliot, Claire Dodin

Country: United States of America

Royal Pains

Royal Pains

Release year: 2009

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2009?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn


It was impossible to love the person who was killing your heart. What could you do? How could you flee, or fight when it would cause pain to your loved one? You could give your entire life if you were …

Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark

Just Take My Heart



Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer



The paperback edition Eclipse is the third installment in Stephenie Meyer’s captivating vampire romance saga. Twilight and New Moon have captivated readers. Bella is once more in danger as Seattle is devastated by mysterious killings. A malicious vampire continues her …

Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter




House Of Cards by William D. Cohan

House Of Cards


This is a frank account of the greed and negligence that led to Wall Street's collapse and the financial crisis in the United States.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Publisher: Ubisoft

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

SpongeBob's Truth or Square

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (Cancelled)

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tecmo

Bit.Trip Beat

Bit.Trip Beat

Platform: Wii, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Linux

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii & 3DS, North America and Europe) Arc System Works (Wii & 3DS, Japan) Gaijin Games (PC, Android) Namco Bandai (iOS)

Company of Heroes Online

Company of Heroes Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMO RTS

Publisher: THQ Shanda Windysoft


April 20, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for April 20, 2009 is New Moon.

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Sport Games on April 20, 2009

Sport Games on April 20, 2009

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 20, 2009

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Lens : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 20, 2009


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Sheffield United : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 20, 2009

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Naval - Leixoes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 20, 2009

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $66.02
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $121.73
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $18.89
  • General Electric GE: opens at $12.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $100.29

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 97.98 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2383 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1686 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8341 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 126.64 JPY

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