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..
What the sky looked like on 21 October 2009
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Which were the important events of 21 October 2009 ?
- 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.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
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- 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'')
- Hundreds of protestors gather in Lima, Peru, as a bill proposing the legalisation of some form of abortion is approved. (BBC)
- The United States is to send a rare mission to Burma for talks with the military government. (Reuters)
- Several people are arrested over a bomb attack in southeastern Iran that killed 42 people, including members of the Revolutionary Guards. (Associated Press)
- Armed men take six people captive at a Lidl supermarket in Sevran, France. (''Jakarta Globe'')
- At least thirteen people die in India's Rajasthan state after the Goa Express crashes into the stationary Mewar Express. (CNN)
- A goods train derails east of Poti, Georgia, in an incident described as ampquotsabotageampquot. (RIA Novosti)
- The International Atomic Energy Agency propose draft agreement for Iran and three world powers to agree, aimed at reducing international concerns over Tehran's nuclear programme. (BBC)
- Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk agrees to station SM-3 missile interceptors from United States President Barack Obama's reformulated missile defense system on the territory of this NATO ally. (''The New York Times'')
- The crypt of Daniel O'Connell at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin is refurbished and opened to tourists . (RTÉ)
- A Japanese convict who served seventeen years in prison for the murder of a four-year-old girl pleads not guilty during a retrial. (BBC)
- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announces plans to curb the number of state companies by privatising some. (''Financial Times'')
- Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela denies writing a foreword praising Republic of the Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso's biography, ''Straight Speaking for Africa''. (''The Guardian'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Under - Pleasure P
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
- Shakira - Loba
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Su Veneno - Aventura
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- Recuerdame - La Quinta Estacion A Dueto Con Marc Anthony
- Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
Top #10 Rock songs
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Jars - Chevelle
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Pearl Jam - The Fixer
- Muse - Uprising
- Break - Three Days Grace
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
- Overcome - Creed
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
One bad trade more than wiped out the profits that prosecutors claim Raj Rajaratnam and his accomplices reaped with their scheme. [..]
The heavy equipment maker’s earnings fell to $404 million, from $868 million a year ago, but it beat expectations. [..]
- 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
- 1 CHF = 6.7819 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.5449 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9643 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.321 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?