Friday 25 December 2009, Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z.
Leap Year, directed by Anand Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while Half The Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching World War II in Color.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Christmas Clix or Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 25 December 2009 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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- A Nigerian man, Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab, tries to ignite powder and liquid explosives on Northwest Airlines plane Flight 253 from Nigeria via Amsterdam as it is preparing to land in Detroit. The man is subdued and the plane lands safely with no injuries.
- Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board a flight to Detroit Metro Airport Northwest Airlines Flight 253
- A Viva Palestina supply convoy is stranded in Aqaba due to actions of the Egyptian government. (Al Jazeera)
- The number of suicides in Japan exceeded 30,000 in 2009 according to officials, for the twelfth consecutive year. (''Straits Times'')
- China sentences activist Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison for ampquotsubversion of state powerampquot. (Press Trust of India)
- China's National Bureau of Statistics revised the growth rate of its gross domestic product (GDP) for 2008 to 9.6 percent from 9 percent. (Xinhua)
- The 19th century St Mel's Cathedral of Longford in Ireland is destroyed by an ongoing fire in the town. (''Longford Leader'')
- Two more bishops mdash Eamonn Oliver Walsh and Raymond Field mdash resign due to child sex abuse allegations contained within the Murphy Report. They were Dublin's only remaining two serving auxiliary bishops. (BBC)
- The death by gunshot wound of ''Expresiones de Tulum'' journalist Alberto Velázquez, the 12th journalist to be killed in Mexico in 2009, is announced. (''The Washington Post'')
- Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom remembers the dead soldiers of Afghanistan in the Royal Christmas Message. (Full text from ''The Daily Telegraph'')
- Six Filipino sailors and three Greek officers are missing after fire engulfs a ship in an incident off the coast of Venezuela. (Xinhua)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
- It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
- Papers - Usher
- Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
- Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
- Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
- BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
- Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
- Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
- Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
- Hay Ojitos - Intocable
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Dile Al Amor - Aventura
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
Top #10 Rock songs
- Break - Three Days Grace
- I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
- Muse - Uprising
- Foo Fighters - Wheels
- Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
- If You Only Knew - Shinedown
- Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
- Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Savior - Rise Against
- Pearl Jam - The Fixer
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Cultural differences mean that carriers are more likely to keep perks that major American and European airlines now charge extra for or have dropped. [..]
The conglomerate run by Warren E. Buffett, reported 21,000 fewer employees than it had at the end of 2008 amid a slump at its manufacturing and retail units. [..]
- 1 CAD = 6.5034 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.986 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.028 CNY
- 1 AUD = 0.9155 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?