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Thursday 23 April 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cho Aniki Zero or Bonsai Barber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 April 2009

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States

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You

Directed by: Melora Hardin

Starring: Melora Hardin, Gildart Jackson, Brenda Strong, Allison Mack

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Powder Blue

Directed by: Timothy Linh Bui

Starring: Jessica Biel, Eddie Redmayne, Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta

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My Life in Ruins

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis

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What Goes Up

Directed by: Jonathan Glatzer

Starring: Steve Coogan, Hilary Duff, Olivia Thirlby, Josh Peck

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

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Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

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Diplomatic Immunity

Directed by: Peter Maris

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We're Alive

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

Country: United States

The Great Queen Seondeok

Starring: Seong-jo Choi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 April
Facts:
  • The gamma ray burst GRB 090423 is observed for 10 seconds. The event signals the most distant object of any kind and also the oldest known object in the universe.
  • General Motors will temporarily close 13 factories in the United States and Mexico. (AP via ''Miami Herald'')
  • The Taliban's Students' Movement captures Buner District in Pakistan. (WSJ)
  • Judge Tomas Norström of The Pirate Bay's trial is revealed to be a member of the same copyright protection organizations as several entertainment industry representatives. (''TT'' via ''The Local'')
  • India's general election begins its second of five phases. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 23 April 2009

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Valladolid : 2 - 0
  • Santander - Ath Madrid : 5 - 1
  • Sp Gijon - Espanol : 0 - 3
  • Villarreal - Recreativo : 2 - 1
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northwich - Ebbsfleet : 2 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  2. Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
  3. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
  4. Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
  5. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
  6. Ne-Yo - Mad
  7. Magnificent - Rick Ross Featuring John Legend
  8. Turn My Swag On - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  9. Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
  10. sobeautiful - Musiq Soulchild
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
  2. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Sin Ti...Sin Mi - Ricardo Arjona
  5. Patrulla 81 - Quiereme Mas
  6. El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
  7. Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
  8. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  9. El Katch - El Compa Chuy
  10. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Fatally Flaky

By: Diane Mott Davidson

It's been a long summer for Goldy Schulz, who is engaged in planning a wedding reception for Aspen Meadow's nuttiest bridezilla.

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Cursed

By: Carol Higgins Clark

PI Regan Reilly moved from Los Angeles to New York City when she married Jack “no relation” Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad.

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The Yankee Years

By: Joe Torre and Tom Verducci

The definitive story of one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, Joe Torre's New York Yankees. When Joe Torre took over as manager of the Yankees in 1996, they had not

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A Lion Called Christian

By: Anthony Bourke and John Rendall

In 2008 an extraordinary two-minute film clip appeared on YouTube and immediately became an international phenomenon. It captures the moving reunion of two young men and their pet lion Christian, after

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Canabalt

Canabalt

Platform: Flash, iOS, Commodore 64, PlayStation Portable, Android, Ouya

Genre: Endless runner

Publisher: Semi-Secret Software (Flash/iOS) Beatshapers (PSP) Kittehface Software (Android/Ouya)

Adventure Island: The Beginning

Adventure Island: The Beginning

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bonsai Barber

Bonsai Barber

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Publisher: Nintendo

The Book of Unwritten Tales

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: HMH Interactive (EU) & Lace Mamba (Sleeve release EU), Crimson Cow (As Part of Collection EU), The Adventure Company (NA, Budget re-release EU)

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Cho Aniki Zero

Cho Aniki Zero

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Android (Samsung Game Hub exclusive)

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP GungHo Works, Inc.; NA Aksys Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
BET to Offer New Channel for Adults

Centric, a BET channel aimed at African-American audiences from 25 to 54 years old, is scheduled to go on the air in October. [..]

Mapping a Human Genome, via an eBay Auction

A company called Knome plans to offer its personal gene-sequencing service to the highest bidder in an eBay auction. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.10
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $49.12
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $46.79
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.75
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.9274 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.58 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9406 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.8714 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Mutant Chronicles

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Fox and the Child

Studio: DVD

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The Unborn

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State of Play

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

Studio: DVD

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