Wednesday April 22, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/22/2009, UK date format: 22/4/2009

April 22nd, 2009 was the 112th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tomodachi Collection or Lego Rock Band.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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April 22, 2009 Events

What happened on April 22, 2009?

Historical Events

  • The new budget for the United Kingdom will raise borrowing and tax high income earners by 50%.
  • South Africa's general election begins.
  • 500 Indian hostages were taken by a train hijacker in Latehar, India. The Naxalite movement released them.
  • Argentina claims the World Ocean.
  • Japan announces its first annual trade deficit since 1981.
  • Argentina claims 1,700,000.00 km (660,000 sq mi.) of the World Ocean.

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What happened on April 22 in history? Find out the list of April 22nd major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


April 22, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Other April 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 22, 2009 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 22.

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April 22, 2009 Famous Deaths

Other April 22nd famous deaths

  • Richard Nixon

    American lawyer, who became a U.S.

  • American actress, best known for her porno film "Deep Throat" in 1972.

  • American activist and political leader who founded the Black Panther Party, which became a symbol for black militancy between the 1970's and...

  • Alida Valli

    Internationally recognized Italian actress.

See all famous people who died on April 22nd


April 22, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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April 22, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 22, 2009?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

April 22nd marks the 111th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 253 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 22, 2009 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 22, 2009?


  • Brazil - Discovery Day.


  • International Mother Earth Day


  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 22, 2009? Which were the top hits on April 22, 2009?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  2. - Poker Face
  3. - Right Roundyoutube
  4. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  5. - Blame It

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - Dead And Gone
  3. - Turnin Me On
  4. - Kiss Me Thru The Phone
  5. - Rockin' That Thang

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu No Eres Para Mi
  2. - El Amor
  3. - Te Presumo
  4. - Sin Ti...Sin Mi
  5. - Quiereme Mas

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Ten Inch Hero

Ten Inch Hero

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States of America

P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Release year: 2009

Directed by: James Watkins

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Angels & Demons

Angels & Demons

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

Release year: 2009

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Release year: 2009

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic Immunity

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Peter Maris

We're Alive

We're Alive

Release year: 2009

Starring: Jim Gleason, Nate Geez, Elisa Eliot, Claire Dodin

Country: United States of America

Royal Pains

Royal Pains

Release year: 2009

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman

True Detectives


Moses Reed and Aaron Fox share the same mother. Their fathers were friends, cops and partners. They have a turbulent family history that has put them at odds despite sharing a common calling.

Outcast by Aaron Allston



Is this the beginning of the end of the Jedi Order's fall? After a civil war that ended in violence and the destruction caused by the now deceased Darth Vader, the Galactic Alliance is now on a new start.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn


It was impossible to love the person who was killing your heart. What could you do? How could you flee, or fight when it would cause pain to your loved one? You could give your entire life if you were …

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer



The paperback edition Eclipse is the third installment in Stephenie Meyer’s captivating vampire romance saga. Twilight and New Moon have captivated readers. Bella is once more in danger as Seattle is devastated by mysterious killings. A malicious vampire continues her …

Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox

Always Looking Up


The hallway leads from our bedroom to the mirror. It is an old full-length mirror with a wooden frame. As I pass, I catch a glimpse at myself.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 22nd, 2009 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Tomodachi Collection

Tomodachi Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

Lego Rock Band

Lego Rock Band

Platform: Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

Platform: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Platform: iOS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports, arcade

Publisher: Skyworks Interactive

AC-130: Operation Devastation

AC-130: Operation Devastation

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: ValuSoft


April 22, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

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Sport Games on April 22, 2009

Sport Games on April 22, 2009

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Sevilla : 4 - 0
  • Betis - Valencia : 1 - 2
  • La Coruna - Almeria : 2 - 0
  • Osasuna - Malaga : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of April 22, 2009

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Everton : 0 - 0
  • Man United - Portsmouth : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 22, 2009

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $65.64
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $122.63
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $18.76
  • General Electric GE: opens at $11.66
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $101.17

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 97.95 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.239 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1637 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8306 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 127.37 JPY

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