Wednesday 26 August 2009
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 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 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Fair Lady.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: The Arcade or Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 August 2009
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 August 2009 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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- Dominick Dunne: American writer who had a late start, age 40 when he began his literary career.
- U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving Kennedy brother, dies at age 77, after battling brain cancer. (New York Times)
- Lithuania launches an inquiry into allegations that it hosted a secret CIA prison for al-Qaeda suspects. (BBC).
- The government of Moldova announces that it will stand down before the opening of parliament on 28 August. (BBC)
- French police uncover a large cache of weapons and explosives belonging to terrorist group ETA. (BBC)
- The Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei says he has no evidence that opposition protests were backed by foreign countries. (BBC)
- Japan's exports fall by 36.5% as demand falls. (Reuters)
- North and South Korea resume talks on allowing families divided since the Korean War to begin meeting again, for the first time in two years. (Yonhap)
- Zimbabwe denies reports that President Robert Mugabe suffered a health scare. (''Daily Nation'')
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- Best I Ever Had - Drake
- Last Chance - Ginuwine
- Ego - Beyonce
- Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
- Throw It In The Bag - Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
- Every Girl - Young Money
- Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
Top #10 Latin songs
- Shakira - Loba
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
- Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Comprendeme - German Montero
- Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
A “smaller, faster and more refined” operating system for Mac. [..]
The Fed chief made one big mistake in his first term, but a compensating success is still possible. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.31
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.97
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $59.70
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.58
- 1 CHF = 6.3932 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.2217 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.973 CHF
- 1 AUD = 5.651 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?