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Friday 23 January 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 23, 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 Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trust Me. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 5 Spots Party or The Clique: Diss and Make-Up Queen Teen: The Clique.
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What the sky looked like on 23 January 2009

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


Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Country: United States

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Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Maxim Gaudette, Sébastien Huberdeau, Karine Vanasse, Martin Watier

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Directed by: Kyle Newman

Starring: Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Sam Huntington

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The International

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thomsen

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In the Electric Mist

Directed by: Bertrand Tavernier

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Mary Steenburgen

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TV Series

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

Trust Me

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia

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Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

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Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

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The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2009 ?

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert W Scott: American politician, governor of North Carolina (Born 1929).
  • US President Barack Obama orders the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be closed within a year.
  • Dendermonde nursery attack in Dendermonde, Belgium.
  • The number of unique Internet users reached one billion in December 2008. (CNET.com)
  • New York Governor David Paterson appoints Kirsten Gillibrand to Hillary Clinton's vacated United States Senate seat. (''New York Times'')
  • Japan launches the world's first greenhouse-gas-monitoring satellite, ''Ibuki'', from the Tanegashima Space Center. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 23 January 2009

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Chateauroux - Angers : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Rushden & D - Forest Green : 2 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Triestina - Bari : 1 - 2
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Belenenses - Benfica : 0 - 0
  • Maritimo - Leixoes : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 23, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  4. Miss Independent - Ne-Yo
  5. Trading Places - Usher
  6. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  7. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  8. IfULeave - Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
  9. Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
  10. She Got Her Own - Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  3. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  5. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
  6. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
  7. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  8. Inolvidable - Reik
  9. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
  10. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga


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

The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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The Return Of Depression Economics And The Crisis Of 2008

By: Paul Krugman

The New York Times bestseller: the Nobel Prize–winning economist shows how today’s crisis parallels the Great Depression―and explains how to avoid catastrophe.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Challenge

AFL Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment Sony Computer Entertainment

5 Spots Party

5 Spots Party

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cosmonaut Games

Bit.Trip Void

Bit.Trip Void

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

Genre: Bullet hell, Rhythm

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

The Clique: Diss and Make-Up Queen Teen: The Clique

The Clique: Diss and Make-Up Queen Teen: The Clique

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Bomberman Ultra

Bomberman Ultra

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A History Lesson With Merrill Deal

History cautions against a traditional lender buying an investment bank. Maybe Bank of America thought it was different this time. [..]

Sales Decline by One-Third at A.M.D. as It Prepares to Spin Off Manufacturing

The results put additional pressure on Advanced Miro Devices, which has already lost money for eight consecutive quarters and has struggled against its bigger and stronger rival, Intel. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $42.27
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $47.45
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.85
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.913 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.5556 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9378 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.4703 CNY

Home videos

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

The Fox and the Child

Studio: DVD

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Punisher: War Zone

Studio: Uncut Edition DVD and Blu-ray

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Paris 36

Studio: DVD

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Miss March

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Severed Ways

Studio: DVD

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