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Sunday 24 May 2009

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 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 Losing Mum And Pup by Christopher Buckley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sortilegio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldr Sky or Buzz!: Quiz World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 May 2009

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Movies

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

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

Sortilegio

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Obsessed

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 24 May 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Jay Bennett: American guitarist and singer-songwriter (Wilco) (Born 1963).
Facts:
  • Brazilian driver Hélio Castroneves wins automobile racing's 93rd Indianapolis 500. (ESPN)
  • The Deccan Chargers defeat the Royal Challengers Bangalore to win the Indian Premier League. (''The Hindu'')
  • The Austrian film ''The White Ribbon'' wins the Golden Palm at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. (''The Guardian'')
  • The Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California, United States, after completing the final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. (NASA)
  • Eleven people are killed during a stampede at the Mawazine world music festival in Rabat, Morocco. (France 24)

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Sport Games on 24 May 2009

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Palermo : 2 - 2
  • Cagliari - Inter : 2 - 1
  • Catania - Napoli : 3 - 1
  • Chievo - Bologna : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Augsburg : 4 - 0
  • Ahlen - Greuther Furth : 2 - 4
  • Duisburg - Osnabruck : 4 - 1
  • Freiburg - Kaiserslautern : 4 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Mallorca : 1 - 3
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Castellon - Girona : 1 - 2
  • Eibar - Sevilla B : 2 - 2
  • Gimnastic - Xerez : 2 - 1
  • Huesca - Hercules : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 May 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 24, 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

Books

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

Losing Mum And Pup

By: Christopher Buckley

In twelve months between 2007 and 2008, Christopher Buckley coped with the passing of his father, William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, and his mother, Patricia Taylor

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Pretty In Plaid

By: Jen Lancaster

Now in paperback! Jen Lancaster's cultural inferiority complex had to come from somewhere...and now fans can find out where in the New York Times bestseller Pretty in Plaid.

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Brimstone

By: Robert B. Parker

Cole and Hitch are back in a new Western classic... The guns-for-hire introduced in Robert B. Parker's Appaloosa are back...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: Quiz World

Buzz!: Quiz World

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

AI War: Fleet Command

AI War: Fleet Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Arcen Games

Baldr Sky

Baldr Sky

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, Science Fiction

Publisher: Giga

Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Amid Housing Bust, Phoenix Begins a New Frenzy

Investors are scrambling to buy low-end houses that are in or near foreclosure, creating a boom in which bidding wars are routine. [..]

Looking at Europe’s Green Ways

As the United States begins building its version of a green economy, ideas are flowing fast and furiously across the Atlantic, and the exchange is certain to intensify. [..]

Home videos

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

Hatching Pete

Studio: DVD

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Alien Trespass

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Flash of Genius

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Pride and Glory

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Coraline

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray; includes

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