Thursday October 22, 2009: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/22/2009, UK date format: 22/10/2009

October 22nd, 2009 was the 295th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Ilaria Cucchi .

The number one song in US was 3 by Britney Spears.

Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2009 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Fear Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds or Beaterator.

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 | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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October 22, 2009 Events

What happened on October 22, 2009?

Historical Events

  • Sweden's Lutheran Church is the first major church to allow same-sex marriages.
  • China's economy grew at 8.9% in the third trimester compared to a year ago, the fastest pace in one year.
  • The British Broadcasting Corporation has controversially given a platform to Nick Griffin, leader of the far-right British National Party (BNP), on Question Time as a change in policy.
  • Worldwide retail sales of Microsoft operating systems Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 begin
  • The 2009 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is presented to Memorial, a Russian civil rights organization.
  • Ethiopia appeals to food aid for 6.2 millions people who are facing starvation.
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What happened on October 22 in history? Find out the list of October 22nd major events

What was 2009 famous for? Discover everything about 2009


October 22, 2009 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on October 22, 2009?

Other October 22nd famous birthdays

See all famous people born on October 22nd

How old am I?

If October 22, 2009 is your birthday you are 13 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 22.

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October 22, 2009 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 22, 2009?

Other October 22nd famous deaths

  • French writer (Born 1904).

  • Rollo May

    American psychoanalyst, lecturer and pioneer in existential psychology.

  • Cleavon Little

    Actor in Blazing Saddles, dies at 53 from colon cancer.

  • American professional spy, and government appointee to head the CIA.

See all famous people who died on October 22nd


October 22, 2009 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Earth

Ox personality

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Can the numbers in October 22, 2009 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 22, 2009 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 22, 2009?

The day of the week was Thursday.

October 22nd marks the 294th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2009.

There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

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Music charts

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

  1. - 3youtube
  2. - Down
  3. - Party In The U.S.A.
  4. - Whatcha Say
  5. - Run This Town

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Pretty Wings
  2. - Break Up
  3. - Run This Town
  4. - Wasted
  5. - Under

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Check My Brain
  2. - Wheels
  3. - Jars
  4. - I Will Not Bow
  5. - The Fixer

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Loba
  2. - Esclavo De Sus Besos
  3. - Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi
  4. - Manos Al Aire
  5. - Su Veneno

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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



Release year: 2009

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Fear Clinic

Fear Clinic

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Robert Hall



Release year: 2009

Directed by: Mira Nair

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Release year: 2009

Directed by: David Bowers

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

Special Ops Mission

Special Ops Mission

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Military Channel

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2009?


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The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help


Aibileen, a black maid from 1962 Jackson, Mississippi is now unable to keep her bitterness in check. Minny, her friend, has never been able to keep her mouth shut. But now she must keep secrets about her employer which leave …

The Professional by Robert B. Parker

The Professional


One secret is shared by the wives of Boston's richest men: They all had an affair, and Spenser was hired to stop him.

True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy

True Compass


Edward M. Kennedy is widely considered to be one of the greatest Senators in American history. He is also America's patriarch and most revered family.

Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

Half Broke Horses


"Those cows knew trouble was coming before us." This is the story of Lily Casey Smith. Jeannette Walls's resourceful, no-nonsense and incredibly compelling grandmother.

The Ghost King by R. A. Salvatore

The Ghost King


The gripping conclusion of Salvatore’s New York Times bestseller Transitions trilogy is now available! Drizzt and his friends are caught up in the chaos as the Spellplague strikes Faerun.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 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?

Angry Birds

Angry Birds

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo Clickgamer (iOS and PSP versions) Rovio Mobile



Platform: PlayStation Portable iOS

Genre: Music, puzzle

Publisher: Rockstar Games

Bit.Trip Core

Bit.Trip Core

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, OS X

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (WiiWare) Gaijin Games (PC)



Platform: PlayStation 3, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: TikGames, Creat Studios, I-Free

Comet Crash

Comet Crash

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Tower defense

Publisher: Pelfast


October 22, 2009 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 22, 2009 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 22, 2009

Sport Games on October 22, 2009

Sport Games on October 22, 2009


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.02
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $204.70
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.56
  • General Electric GE: opens at $15.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.75

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 91.33 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0468 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0048 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8297 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 137.22 JPY

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