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Wednesday 21 October 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 3 by Britney Spears. Everybody's Fine, directed by Kirk Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Murder Of King Tut by James Patterson and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fear Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel or Adam's Venture.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 October 2009

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Movies

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

Everybody's Fine

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore

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To Save a Life

Directed by: Brian Baugh

Starring: Randy Wayne, Deja Kreutzberg, Joshua Weigel, Steven Crowder

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Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Darshan Jariwala, Smita Jaykar

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Hardwired

Directed by: Ernie Barbarash

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Val Kilmer, Michael Ironside, Tatiana Maslany

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Summer's Moon

Directed by: Lee Demarbre

Starring: Ashley Greene, Peter Mooney, Barbara Niven, Stephen McHattie

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TV Series

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

Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Amelia

Directed by: Mira Nair

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Astro Boy

Directed by: David Bowers

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My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • The Philadelphia Phillies win the 2009 National League Championship Series 4 games to 1 after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 10–4. (''New York Times'')
  • A report on the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, ''Fruitadens haagarorum'', measuring around 70cm long, is published in the ''Proceedings of the Royal Society''. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
  • After 10 hours, a man armed with a rifle and wearing military camouflage holding 8 people hostage in downtown Edmonton, Canada during the 2009 Workers Compensation Board of Alberta Hostage crisis surrenders peacefully to the Edmonton Police Service (CTV Edmonton)
  • Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev appoints former mayor of Bishkek, Daniar Usenov, as the new Prime Minister following the resignation of his predecessor, Igor Chudinov. (Reuters)
  • President of the Marshall Islands Litokwa Tomeing is ousted in the country's first successful vote of no confidence. Ruben Zackhras is appointed acting president until a new election on October 23, 2009. (''Yokwe'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  4. Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
  5. Under - Pleasure P
  6. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  7. God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
  8. Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
  9. Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
  10. Bad Habits - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
  3. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  4. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  5. Su Veneno - Aventura
  6. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  7. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  8. Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
  9. Recuerdame - La Quinta Estacion A Dueto Con Marc Anthony
  10. Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  2. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  3. Jars - Chevelle
  4. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  5. Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  6. Muse - Uprising
  7. Break - Three Days Grace
  8. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  9. You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
  10. Overcome - Creed

Books

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

The Murder Of King Tut

By: James Patterson and Martin Dugard

A secret buried for centuriesThrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset.

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The Greatest Show On Earth

By: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone.

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The Christmas List

By: Richard Paul Evans

Dear Reader,When I was in seventh grade, my English teacher, Mrs. Johnson, gave our class the intriguing (if somewhat macabre) assignment of writing our own obituaries.

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Half Broke Horses

By: Jeannette Walls

"Those old cows knew trouble was coming before we did." So begins the story of Lily Casey Smith, Jeannette Walls’s no-nonsense, resourceful, and spectacularly compelling grandmother.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adam's Venture

Adam's Venture

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Soedesco

Cuboid

Cuboid

Platform: PlayStation 3, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: TikGames, Creat Studios, I-Free

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Asphalt 5

Asphalt 5

Platform: iOS, Palm Pre, Android, Symbian^3, Bada, Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Deal That Lost Millions for Galleon

One bad trade more than wiped out the profits that prosecutors claim Raj Rajaratnam and his accomplices reaped with their scheme. [..]

Caterpillar Raises Forecast for Year

The heavy equipment maker’s earnings fell to $404 million, from $868 million a year ago, but it beat expectations. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.27
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.04
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.14
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $48.60
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7819 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5449 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9643 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.321 CNY

Home videos

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

Lakeview Terrace

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Tigger Movie

Studio: 10th Anniversary Edition DVD

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Table for Three

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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Sex Drive

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American Violet

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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