Sunday February 22, 2009

US date format: 2/22/2009, UK date format: 22/2/2009

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Scarlett Starr . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crack A Bottle by Eminem. The Steam Experiment, directed by Philippe Martinez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trust Me. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge or Captain Forever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • In Los Angeles, California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences holds its Oscar awards ceremony. Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
  • A bomb kills one person and injures 20 others in the Khan el-Khalili souq of Cairo, Egypt. (Reuters)
  • An Al-Shabaab suicide attack kills at least 11 and injures 15 more Burundian peacekeepers on an African Union military base in Mogadishu, Somalia. (BBC)
  • Greek convicts Vassilis Paleokostas and Alket Rizai escape from Athens' Korydallos Prison via a helicopter. (BBC)
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Movies

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The Steam Experiment

The Steam Experiment

Directed by: Philippe Martinez

Starring: Val Kilmer, Armand Assante, Eric Roberts, Megan Brown

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Country: United States of America

Watchmen

Watchmen

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Country: United States of America

Like Dandelion Dust

Like Dandelion Dust

Directed by: Jon Gunn

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Barry Pepper, Cole Hauser, Kate Levering

Echelon Conspiracy

Echelon Conspiracy

Directed by: Greg Marcks

Starring: Shane West, Edward Burns, Ving Rhames, Jonathan Pryce

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 22, 2009?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Blame It
  2. - She Got Her Own
  3. - Diva
  4. - Turnin Me On
  5. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  6. - Rockin' That Thang
  7. - Heartless
  8. - Just Like Me
  9. - Pop Champagne
  10. - IfULeave

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - El Ultimo Beso
  2. - Por Un Segundo
  3. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  4. - Espero
  5. - Te Presumo
Sport Games on February 22, 2009

Sport Games on February 22, 2009


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Catania - Reggina : 2 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Chievo : 2 - 1
  • Lecce - Lazio : 0 - 2
  • Milan - Cagliari : 1 - 0
  • Napoli - Genoa : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of February 22, 2009

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 4 - 2
  • Westerlo - Club Brugge : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 22, 2009

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Leverkusen - Hamburg : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of February 22, 2009

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Oberhausen : 1 - 3
  • Duisburg - Munich 1860 : 4 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Osnabruck : 1 - 0
  • Koblenz - Greuther Furth : 3 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Wehen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 22, 2009

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Trust Me

Trust Me

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Closing Time

Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

The Shift

The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

Crooked House

Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Days to next February 22

If February 22, 2009 is your birthday you're 11 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

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Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

The Return Of Depression Economics And The Crisis Of 2008 by Paul Krugman

The Return Of Depression Economics And The Crisis Of 2008

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The New York Times bestseller: the Nobel Prize–winning economist shows how today’s crisis parallels the Great Depression―and explains how to avoid catastrophe.

Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell

Scarpetta

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View our feature on Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta.From America’s #1 bestselling crime writers comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay

The Big Rich by Bryan Burrough

The Big Rich

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"What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?"

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers

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In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Strategy First

Captain Forever

Captain Forever

Genre: Space Shooter

Chocolatier: Decadence by Design

Chocolatier: Decadence by Design

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS

Genre: Business simulation, strategy

Publisher: PlayFirst

Anipang

Anipang

Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

C.O.P. The Recruit

C.O.P. The Recruit

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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