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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.
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What the sky looked like on 21 August 2009

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Up in the Air

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis

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All About Steve

Directed by: Phil Traill

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

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The Descent: Part 2

Directed by: Jon Harris

Starring: Michael J. Reynolds, Shauna Macdonald, Jessika Williams, Douglas Hodge

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Nite Tales: The Series

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Bollywood Hero

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

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Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

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Historical Events

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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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)

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Sport Games on 21 August 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Charleroi : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hoffenheim - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Koblenz : 1 - 0
  • Frankfurt FSV - Paderborn : 0 - 0
  • Union Berlin - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 August 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Strasbourg : 2 - 2
  • Arles - Brest : 3 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Caen : 1 - 1
  • Dijon - Nimes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 21, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  4. Ego - Beyonce
  5. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  6. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  7. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  8. Every Girl - Young Money
  9. Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
  10. Wetter (Calling You Daddy) - Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  2. Shakira - Loba
  3. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  4. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  6. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  7. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  8. Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
  9. Comprendeme - German Montero
  10. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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The Wilderness Warrior

By: Douglas Brinkley

"Douglas Brinkley brings to this magnificent story of Theodore Roosevelt's crusade on behalf of America's national parks the same qualities that made TR so fascinating a figure—an astonishing range of knowledge,

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Bobby And Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

The bestselling author uses his impressive list of sources and impeccable insight to reveal the true story of the relationship between Jacqueline Kennedy and her brother-in-law, Robert F.

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Rules Of Vengeance

By: Christopher Reich

New York Times BestsellerMonths after foiling an international terrorist attack, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation Portable iOS

Genre: Music, puzzle

Publisher: Rockstar Games



Platform: Microsoft Windows & OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Citérémis



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tecmo

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Platform: iOS Microsoft Windows; OnLive; Android

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Dejobaan Games

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Platform: iOS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports, arcade

Publisher: Skyworks Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Maybe It’s Time to Change Credit Cards

Credit cards are raising rates and fees as new federal rules take effect. But if your credit is good, you can always switch card issuers. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.39
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $61.70
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $57.68
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.20
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4507 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3143 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9788 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.698 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Studio: DVD

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12 Rounds

Studio: Unrated DVD and Blu-ray

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Nobel Son

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Last House on the Left

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Morning Light

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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