Saturday January 24, 2009
US date format: 1/24/2009, UK date format: 24/1/2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
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 New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trust Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks or Colin McRae: Dirt 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 2009?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- The storm Klaus makes landfall near Bordeaux, France. It subsequently would cause 26 deaths as well as extensive disruptions to public transport and power supplies.
- Pope Benedict XVI rescinds the excommunications of four bishops consecrated in 1988 by French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. (AP via Google News)
- A suicide car bomb targeting African Union peacekeepers kills 14 civilians in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)
- A European windstorm across France and Spain kills 15 people with hurricane-force winds. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 2009?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
- T.I. Featuring Rihanna - Live Your Life
- T-Pain Featuring Ludacris - Chopped 'N' Skrewed
- Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
- Usher - Trading Places
- Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana - Pop Champagne
- John Legend Featuring Andre 3000 - Green Light
- Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige - IfULeave
- Plies Featuring Chris J - Put It On Ya
- Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous - She Got Her Own
Top #5 Latin songs
- Luis Fonsi - No Me Doy Por Vencido
- Aventura - Por Un Segundo
- RKM & Ken-Y - Te Regalo Amores
- Grupo Montez de Durango - Espero
- Gloria Trevi - Cinco Minutos
Sport Games on January 24, 2009
Serie AItalian Football
- Juventus - Fiorentina : 1 - 0
- Reggina - Chievo : 0 - 1
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Cercle Brugge - Kortrijk : 0 - 1
- Dender - Germinal : 0 - 1
- Genk - Bergen : 2 - 0
- Mechelen - Mouscron : 2 - 2
- Roeselare - Charleroi : 3 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Barcelona - Numancia : 4 - 1
- Villarreal - Osasuna : 1 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alaves - Albacete : 0 - 2
- Castellon - Tenerife : 2 - 2
- Girona - Huesca : 2 - 0
- Las Palmas - Levante : 1 - 2
- Murcia - Cordoba : 1 - 0
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- As Mergers and Other Work Dry Up, Bankruptcy Becomes Lawyers’ Oasis To avoid downsizing as the economy declines, law firms are migrating to where creditors fight over corporate remains. [..]
- Britain and Spain Show More Signs of a Slowdown As Britain officially falls into recession, unemployment in Spain hits an eight-year high. [..]
- See all financial news of January 24, 2009