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Friday 23 October 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 3 by Britney Spears. Everybody's Fine, directed by Kirk Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The National Parks by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fear Clinic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Bang Mini or All Star Cheer Squad 2.
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What the sky looked like on 23 October 2009

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

Everybody's Fine

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore

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To Save a Life

Directed by: Brian Baugh

Starring: Randy Wayne, Deja Kreutzberg, Joshua Weigel, Steven Crowder

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Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Darshan Jariwala, Smita Jaykar

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Directed by: Ernie Barbarash

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Val Kilmer, Michael Ironside, Tatiana Maslany

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Summer's Moon

Directed by: Lee Demarbre

Starring: Ashley Greene, Peter Mooney, Barbara Niven, Stephen McHattie

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TV Series

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

Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Directed by: Mira Nair

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Astro Boy

Directed by: David Bowers

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My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2009 ?

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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  • At the end of their three-week synod in the Vatican, more than 200 African Roman Catholic bishops issue a 12-page document urging what they call corrupt political leaders on the continent to repent their sins or resign and criticising multinational companies who exploit and destroy the earth. (CBC)
  • Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, says that the Vatican is considering the possibility of converting the Lefebvrist group into a personal prelature. (Pakistan Christian TV)
  • A universal mobile phone charger that works with any handset is approved by the International Telecommunication Union. (BBC)
  • Jean Todt defeats Ari Vatanen in an election to become the new head of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, replacing former head Max Mosley, who held the position for 16 years. (BBC)
  • The UK GDP contracts by 0.4% between July and September, meaning that the United Kingdom has been contracting for 6 successive quarters for the first time since records were kept in 1955. (RTÉ)

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Sport Games on 23 October 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Genk : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Leverkusen - Dortmund : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 October 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Augsburg : 1 - 3
  • Greuther Furth - Koblenz : 1 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 23 October 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Le Havre : 1 - 1
  • Brest - Strasbourg : 1 - 1
  • Caen - Angers : 2 - 1
  • Dijon - Nantes : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  4. Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
  5. Under - Pleasure P
  6. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  7. God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
  8. Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
  9. Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
  10. Bad Habits - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
  3. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  4. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  5. Su Veneno - Aventura
  6. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  7. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  8. Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
  9. Recuerdame - La Quinta Estacion A Dueto Con Marc Anthony
  10. Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  2. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  3. Jars - Chevelle
  4. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  5. Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  6. Muse - Uprising
  7. Break - Three Days Grace
  8. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  9. You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
  10. Overcome - Creed


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

The National Parks

By: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The WarAmerica’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration

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By: Jonathan Kellerman

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Victims.In a half-built mansion in Los Angeles, a watchman stumbles onto the bodies of a young couple—murdered and left in a gruesome

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Dead and Gone

By: Charlaine Harris

In the ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series, the werewolves and shifters come out of the closet and throw the small town of Bon Temps into a tailspin...Except

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Where Men Win Glory

By: Jon Krakauer

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports, party

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Border Break

Border Break

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action, Mecha, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Champions Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Superhero MMORPG

Publisher: Atari

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All Star Cheer Squad 2

All Star Cheer Squad 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports, Music

Publisher: THQ

Big Bang Mini

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
China’s Growth Picks Up Speed but Raises Concerns

The country’s 8.9 percent growth in the quarter was largely fueled by a generous stimulus package, but some are worried it might lead to a bubble and inflation. [..]

Credit Suisse Posts $2.4 Billion Profit in Quarter

The investment banking unit rebounded from a loss in the same period last year. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.16
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.88
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $66.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $49.08
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7623 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4885 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9586 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.3 CNY

Home videos

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

Star Trek

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Tigger Movie

Studio: 10th Anniversary Edition DVD

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Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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Away We Go

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Filth and Wisdom

Studio: DVD

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