Sunday 22 February 2009
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trust Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 1943 or Company of Heroes Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 February 2009
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Which were the important events of 22 February 2009 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Scarlett Starr: English child of noted parent, her mother is Melanie Chisholm, former Spice Girl, and Thomas Starr.
- 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)
- Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison reopens under the new name Baghdad Central Prison. (''Washington Post'')
- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng inaugurates the country's first oil refinery. (AFP via Google News)
- Australia holds a national day of mourning for the 209 confirmed victims of recent bushfires in Victoria. (''Melbourne Herald Sun'')
- The Tamil Tigers kill 10 people in Kirimetiyagara, Sri Lanka. (AFP via ''The Melbourne Age'')
- An outbreak of hepatitis B in Gujarat, India, kills at least 38 people. (CNN)
- The European Council meets in Berlin, Germany, to discuss the current economic crisis. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 22 February 2009
Serie AItalian Football
- Catania - Reggina : 2 - 0
- Fiorentina - Chievo : 2 - 1
- Lecce - Lazio : 0 - 2
- Milan - Cagliari : 1 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Standard : 4 - 2
- Westerlo - Club Brugge : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Leverkusen - Hamburg : 1 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Ahlen - Oberhausen : 1 - 3
- Duisburg - Munich 1860 : 4 - 1
- Frankfurt FSV - Osnabruck : 1 - 0
- Koblenz - Greuther Furth : 3 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
- She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
- Diva - Beyonce
- Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
- Kanye West - Heartless
- Just Like Me - Jamie Foxx Featuring T.I.
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Maldito Licor - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
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