Sunday 20 December 2009US date format: 12/20/2009, UK date format: 20/12/2009
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
The Pool Boys, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while True Blue by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching World War II in Color.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising or Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 20 December
- Tanzania is hit by an earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude. (Press TV)
- A crisis state of emergency is declared when at least three people are killed, hundreds are wounded and buildings collapse when an earthquake strikes Malawi. (''The New York Times'')
- Shi'ites say Saudi air attacks on northern Yemen have led to the deaths of 54 people, including women and children. (Reuters)
- Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina appoints Colonel Vital Albert Camille as the new Prime Minister, days after sacking former Prime Minister Eugene Mangalaza, who had been appointed as part of a power sharing agreement. (BBC)
- United States Army Major General Anthony Cucolo makes pregnancy a court-martial offense for both female and male troops under his command in northern Iraq. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Gerry Adams, in an interview with RTÉ, speaks for the first time about the abuse his father inflicted on his family. (''The Observer'')
- A runaway truck kills up to 100 people at a market in Kogi State, Nigeria. (Xinhua)
- Snowfall disrupts transport services and kills at least 18 people across Europe. (Ireland Online)
- Mourners pay their respects to drug baron Marcos Arturo Beltrán-Leyva days after he is shot dead by authorities. (Reuters)
- Hundreds of riot police and Maoist protesters clash in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on the first day of a three-day general strike. (AFP)
- Colombia and Venezuela move closer to war. (Reuters)
- Philippine officials warn an eruption at the Mayon Volcano could happen within the next few days. (AP)
- Two people are killed and four people are wounded by flying concrete during a huge demolition of a Soviet war memorial in Georgia. (''The Washington Post'')
- American band Rage Against the Machine top the UK Christmas Singles Chart with 1992 song ampquotKilling in the Nameampquot. Its popularity arose from an internet campaign to prevent ''X Factor'' winner Joe McElderry from topping the charts. (CNN)
Sport Games on 20 December 2009
Serie AItalian Football
- Inter - Lazio : 1 - 0
- Juventus - Catania : 1 - 2
- Livorno - Sampdoria : 3 - 1
- Napoli - Chievo : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Nurnberg : 3 - 0
- Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Oberhausen - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
- Paderborn - St Pauli : 2 - 1
- Union Berlin - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Espanol - Almeria : 2 - 0
- La Coruna - Valencia : 0 - 0
- Malaga - Mallorca : 2 - 1
- Tenerife - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Papers - Usher
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
Top #10 Latin songs
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga - Derecho De Antiguedad
- Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes - Paulina Rubio
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Muse - Uprising
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Savior - Rise Against
- Pearl Jam - The Fixer
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