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Saturday 23 May 2009

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. The Proposal, directed by Anne Fletcher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sortilegio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Country Life or Crush the Castle.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Proposal

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Shadows in the Sun

Directed by: David Rocksavage

Starring: Jean Simmons, James Wilby, Jamie Dornan, Ophelia Lovibond

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The Tournament

Directed by: Scott Mann

Starring: Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder

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The War Boys

Directed by: Ron Daniels

Starring: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

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Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

Directed by: Jan Kounen

Starring: Anna Mouglalis, Mads Mikkelsen, Elena Morozova, Natacha Lindinger

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TV Series

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Directed by: Robert Greenwald Productions

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The Incredible Human Journey

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Little Krishna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 2009 ?

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Roh Moo-hyun: South Korean soldier and politician 9th President of South Korea (d. 2009).
  • Germany's Federal Assembly re-elects Horst Köhler as President. (Deutsche Welle)
  • Former President of South Korea Roh Moo-hyun, under investigation for alleged bribery during his presidential term, commits suicide.
  • Fourteen people are killed as a King Air 350 crashes near Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil. (AFP via ABC News)
  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demands better humanitarian aid for 250,000 war refugees in Sri Lanka. (CNN)
  • The Army and the Taliban battle in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan. (Al Jazeera)

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Sport Games on 23 May 2009

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Stuttgart : 2 - 1
  • Bielefeld - Hannover : 2 - 2
  • Cottbus - Leverkusen : 3 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hamburg : 2 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Espanol : 0 - 3
  • Ath Bilbao - Ath Madrid : 1 - 4
  • Barcelona - Osasuna : 0 - 1
  • Getafe - Numancia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 May 2009
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Las Palmas : 1 - 0
  • Alicante - Zaragoza : 0 - 3
  • Celta - Murcia : 2 - 2
  • Cordoba - Levante : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 May 2009
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - St Etienne : 1 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Monaco : 1 - 0
  • Le Havre - Lille : 0 - 1
  • Le Mans - Grenoble : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 May 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  2. Jeremih - Birthday Sex
  3. Turn My Swag On - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  4. Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
  5. Kid Cudi - Day 'N' Nite
  6. Jennifer Hudson - If This Isn't Love
  7. Knock You Down - Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
  8. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
  9. Never Ever - Ciara Featuring Young Jeezy
  10. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Makano - Te Amo
  2. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
  5. Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
  6. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  7. Que Te Queria - La Quinta Estacion
  8. Patrulla 81 - Quiereme Mas
  9. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  10. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi


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


By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Summer On Blossom Street

By: Debbie Macomber

Knitting and life.They're both about beginnings—and endings. That's why Lydia Goetz, owner of A Good Yarn on Seattle's Blossom Street, offers a class called Knit to Quit.

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Loitering With Intent

By: Stuart Woods

Key West is a great place to unwind, unless you?re Stone Barrington, and you?re looking for someone who doesn?t want to be found.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Country Life

Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tecmo

Black Mirror II: Reigning Evil

Black Mirror II: Reigning Evil

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, horror

Publisher: Viva Media

Adventure Island: The Beginning

Adventure Island: The Beginning

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

Platform: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
3 Accused of $200 Million Ponzi Scheme in California

Three California men were charged with running a $200 million Ponzi scheme involving thousands of investors, the state attorney general, Jerry Brown, said. The men used investors’ money to finance their estates, jets and cars before their Ponzi sc... [..]

Chrysler Dealers Make Case Against Closings

Chrysler dealers targeted for closings say they were duped into decisions they thought would help the company. [..]

Home videos

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


Studio: DVD

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What Just Happened?

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Studio: DVD

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Return from Witch Mountain

Studio: Special Edition DVD

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The Informers

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