Thursday 22 January 2009
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 22, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa.
Coraline, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trust Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Archibald's Adventures or Boom Blox Bash Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 January 2009
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Which were the important events of 22 January 2009 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 22 January
- Billy Werber: American baseball player (Born 1908).
- US President Barack Obama orders Guant�namo Bay prison be closed within a year.
- Nominees for the 81st Academy Awards are announced. (BBC)
- The first trial at the International Criminal Court is held. Former Union of Congolese Patriots leader Thomas Lubanga is accused of training child soldiers to kill, pillage, and rape. Congo Warlord Pleads Not Guilty at ICC’s First Trial (Update1). Bloomberg.com (2009-01-26). Retrieved on 2009-07-07.
- The Icelandic government and banking system collapse Prime Minister Geir Haarde immediately resigns.
- Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow is enthroned as the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church.
- Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir is appointed as the new Prime Minister of Iceland, becoming the world's first openly lesbian head of government.
- Hamas announces it will distribute maximums of €4,000 to families seriously affected by the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip. (Reuters)
- Israel prepares to defend itself against accusations of war crimes in its conflict with Hamas. (''Jerusalem Post'')
- United States President Barack Obama will close Guantánamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp within one year and bans torture. (BBC)
- Microsoft announces it will cut 5,000 jobs, due to a rapid decline in demand for personal computers. (''New York Times'')
- Pope Benedict XVI will rescind the excommunications of four bishops consecrated in 1988 by French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. (AP via Google News)
- Pakistan arrests seven militants in Peshawar in connection with the London bombings of July 7, 2005. (AFP via News Limited)
- Two Sanlu Group executives are sentenced to death for endangering public safety during China's 2008 milk scandal. (Sky News)
- General Motors receives a second loan installment of US$5.4 billion. (MSNBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
- Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
- Miss Independent - Ne-Yo
- Trading Places - Usher
- Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
- Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
- IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
- Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
- She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
Top #10 Latin songs
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Por Un Segundo - Aventura
- Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
- Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
- Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
- Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
- Inolvidable - Reik
- Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
- Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.10
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- United Technologies UTX: opens at $48.29
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.42
- 1 CHF = 5.9295 CNY
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- 1 AUD = 4.4798 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?