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Monday 24 August 2009

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. Mr. Nobody, directed by Jaco Van Dormael, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Defector by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience or Buzz!: Brain of the World.
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 2009

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

Mr. Nobody

Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham

Country: United States

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A Single Man

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

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The Men Who Stare at Goats

Directed by: Grant Heslov

Starring: Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

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Jennifer's Body

Directed by: Karyn Kusama

Starring: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody, Johnny Simmons

Country: United States

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Up in the Air

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Nite Tales: The Series

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Bollywood Hero

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

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Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2009 ?

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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  • The month-long "cash for clunkers" program in the US ends, with $2.9 billion spent by the US government in rebates on 690,000 low-efficiency vehicles. The top trade-in was the four-wheel-drive Ford Explorer; top new purchase was Toyota Corolla.
  • According to court documents, the Los Angeles County coroner's preliminary assessment is that Michael Jackson's death was caused by an overdose of the anesthetic propofol. (Reuters)
  • Sweden's TeliaSonera AB announces cash offers worth around $687.7 million in total for shares it doesn't already own in Baltic operators Teo LT and Eesti Telekom. (''The Wall Street Journal'')
  • Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears on television for the first time in more than a year. (Al Jazeera)
  • Thieves kill an endangered Sumatran Tiger in an Indonesian zoo and steal its body, leaving its intestines behind. (''Jakarta Globe'')

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Sport Games on 24 August 2009

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Munich 1860 - Karlsruhe : 1 - 3
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Bastia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 August 2009
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Aston Villa : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 24 August 2009
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Cesena - Reggina : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  4. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  5. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  6. Ego - Beyonce
  7. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  8. Throw It In The Bag - Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
  9. Every Girl - Young Money
  10. Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  3. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  4. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  5. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  8. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  9. Comprendeme - German Montero
  10. Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana


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

The Defector

By: Daniel Silva

In Moscow Rules Gabriel Allon went up against the sadisitc Ivan Kharkov. Now he must outsmart him once and for all in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Daniel Silva.Grigori

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Michael Jackson

By: J. Randy Taraborrelli

So much has how been said and written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth.

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In Fed We Trust

By: David Wessel

“Whatever it takes”That was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s vow as the worst financial panic in more than fifty years gripped the world and he struggled to avoid the once unthinkable:

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

7th Dragon

7th Dragon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

The Beatles: Rock Band

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: MTV Games

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Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports video game

Publisher: Aspyr Media

Buzz!: Brain of the World

Buzz!: Brain of the World

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Deal Said to Be Reached for Drug Unit

A deal to sell Procter & Gamble’s prescription drug business to Warner Chilcott for $3 billion may be announced as early as Monday. [..]

Defying an Industry Trend, Warner Is Easily the Top Producer of TV Shows

At a time when networks favor internal producers, the company is heading into the fall season with an unusual 45 shows in production. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.15
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $62.05
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $58.93
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.83
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4351 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3448 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9854 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.722 CNY

Home videos

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


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Studio: Director's Cut DVD

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A Bug's Life

Studio: Blu-ray only

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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