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Wednesday 23 December 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z. Leap Year, directed by Anand Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Breathless by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Star Cheer Squad 2 or Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 December 2009

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Movies

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

Leap Year

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

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The Bannen Way

Directed by: Jesse Warren

Starring: Mark Gantt, Vanessa Marcil, Gabriel Tigerman, Michael Ironside

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Dulha Mil Gaya

Directed by: Mudassar Aziz

Starring: Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan

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Hellweek

Directed by: Eddie Lengyel

Starring: Rob Jaeger, Karen Fox, Michael Reddy, Robyn Griggs

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The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Jim Moriarty resigns, the second bishop to do so following the publication of the Murphy Report. (''Bangkok Post'')
  • 39-year-old Russian Orthodox priest Father Alexander Filippov is fatally shot in the back outside his home in Satino-Russkoye after challenging a group of drunks who were urinating in his hallway. (''The Age'')
  • Gävle's giant straw goat mdash a traditional symbol of yuletide in Scandinavia mdash is burned down for the 24th time. (''USA Today'')
  • President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf voluntarily imprisons herself in Bella Yalla prison, an old maximum security prison in the northern jungle, which is to be renamed and turned into a museum. (BBC)
  • Clashes between police and protesters take place in the Iranian city of Isfahan at a memorial service for Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri. (''The Times'')

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Sport Games on 23 December 2009

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Monaco : 1 - 1
  • Lorient - Valenciennes : 3 - 2
  • Lyon - Montpellier : 1 - 2
  • Marseille - Auxerre : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 23 December 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 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 December 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  2. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  3. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  4. Papers - Usher
  5. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  6. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  7. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  9. BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  10. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  2. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  3. Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  5. Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
  6. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  7. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  8. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  10. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  5. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  6. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  7. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  8. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer

Books

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

Breathless

By: Dean Koontz

In the stillness of a golden September afternoon, deep in the wilderness of the Rockies, a solitary craftsman, Grady Adams, and his magnificent Irish wolfhound, Merlin, step from shadow into light

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Open

By: Andre Agassi

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre

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True Compass

By: Edward M. Kennedy

Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Platform: Wii; Nintendo DS; iOS; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Android; Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (Wii, Nintendo DS) Revolution Software (Mac OS X, iOS, Android) Kalypso Media (Windows)

All Star Cheer Squad 2

All Star Cheer Squad 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports, Music

Publisher: THQ

A Boy and His Blob

Platform: Wii, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Platform: PSP, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Evolved Games SouthPeak Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Hopeful Sign for Manhattan’s Office Market

SL Green Realty’s purchase of a construction mortgage for 510 Madison Avenue is seen as a bet on the long-term future of the market. [..]

A Magazine’s Home to Enter a Tough Market

Reader’s Digest will leave its Chappaqua campus next year. The property’s owners face a wan real estate environment. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.28
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $65.32
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.36
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $52.47
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5747 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5146 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9904 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.006 CNY

Home videos

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

Return from Witch Mountain

Studio: Special Edition DVD

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The Spirit

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Amusement

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Filth and Wisdom

Studio: DVD

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The Tale of Despereaux

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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