Friday 21 August 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 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 The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Hoops Basketball or Beaterator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 August 2009
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Which were the important events of 21 August 2009 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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- Argentina's association football championship kicks off after President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner puts it on the state payroll to avoid a financial crisis. (MercoPress)
- South African President Jacob Zuma makes a pilgrimage to a former anti-apartheid guerrilla camp in Angola where he lays a wreath and pays tribute to fallen comrades. (IOL)
- The presidents or heads of state of five nations, including Seretse Ian Khama of Botswana and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, along with ministers and musical troupes gather at the cricket stadium in Oranjemund, Namibia, for a welcoming ceremony at the conclusion of explorer Kingsley Holgate's latest expedition, which took him through nine countries. (IOL)
- William Calley, the former US army officer found guilty of organizing mass killings in the Vietnamese community of My Lai during the Vietnam War makes a public apology. (NPR)
- A missile fired from a U.S. unmanned plane destroyed a suspected militant hide-out in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 12 people in a stronghold of a jihadi leader blamed for attacks in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)
- Four policemen are killed after 4 suicide bombs on bicycles detonate in Grozny, Chechnya. (Al Jazeera)
- A North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea to mourn the death of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung. (''China Daily'')
- 20 people are killed and 40 injured after clashes between pro-government and Islamist forces in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Bloomberg)
- A rockfall on a beach in the Algarve, Portugal, kills 5 holidaymakers and injures several others. (euronews)
- Mexico decriminalises the use of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and other drugs for ampquotpersonal useampquot. (Al Jazeera)
- U.S. President Barack Obama condemns Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's homecoming in Libya. (CNN)
- A 34-year-old Tunisian woman from Gafsa, thought to have been pregnant with 12 babies and whose story had attracted international attention, is determined to have been the victim of a phantom pregnancy. (IOL)
- László Sólyom, President of Hungary was declared unwelcome by Slovakia and was not allowed to step on Slovak soil to attend an unveiling of a statue depicting King Saint Stephen, first King of Hungary. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 21 August 2009
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Standard - Charleroi : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hoffenheim - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Fortuna Dusseldorf - Koblenz : 1 - 0
- Frankfurt FSV - Paderborn : 0 - 0
- Union Berlin - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Strasbourg : 2 - 2
- Arles - Brest : 3 - 2
- Chateauroux - Caen : 1 - 1
- Dijon - Nimes : 1 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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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
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?