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Saturday 26 December 2009

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 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 What The Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell 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 Altitude or Coraline.
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What the sky looked like on 26 December 2009

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Movies

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

Leap Year

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

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The Bannen Way

Directed by: Jesse Warren

Starring: Mark Gantt, Vanessa Marcil, Gabriel Tigerman, Michael Ironside

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Dulha Mil Gaya

Directed by: Mudassar Aziz

Starring: Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan

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Hellweek

Directed by: Eddie Lengyel

Starring: Rob Jaeger, Karen Fox, Michael Reddy, Robyn Griggs

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The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A bomb squad in Reykjavik, Iceland, searches a diverted Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Germany, to Detroit, Michigan, United States, that carries a bag whose owner did not make it onto the plane. (Reuters)
  • A bomb explodes under the car of a suspected Hamas member in southern Beirut, Lebanon, killing at least one person and injuring two others. (Al Jazeera)
  • Countries around the Indian Ocean hold commemorations on the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed around 250,000 people. (euronews)
  • A bridge over the Chambal River in Kota, India, collapses with 45 people thought to have been killed. (CNN)
  • It is confirmed that all nine missing crew members mdash six Filipinos and three Greeks mdash from yesterday's ship fire disaster off the coast of Venezuela are dead. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 26 December 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Roeselare : 3 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 1
  • Germinal - Genk : 1 - 0
  • Standard - Lokeren : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Plymouth : 0 - 1
  • Coventry - Doncaster : 1 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Ipswich : 3 - 1
  • Derby - Blackpool : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Hayes & Yeading : 5 - 0
  • Barrow - Gateshead : 3 - 3
  • Cambridge - Stevenage : 1 - 3
  • Crawley Town - Eastbourne Borough : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Inverness C - Dundee : 1 - 1
  • Partick - Queen of Sth : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  2. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  3. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  4. Papers - Usher
  5. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  6. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  7. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  9. BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  10. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  2. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  3. Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  5. Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
  6. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  7. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  8. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  10. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  5. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  6. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  7. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  8. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer

Books

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

What The Dog Saw

By: Malcolm Gladwell

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup?

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Open

By: Andre Agassi

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre

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The Gathering Storm

By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson

Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

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Pursuit Of Honor

By: Vince Flynn

An exhilarating political thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn, praised as “the best pure adrenaline-charged action writer out there today” (The Providence Journal).When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Altitude

Altitude

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Nimbly Games

Bionic Heart

Bionic Heart

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: Winter Wolves

Coraline

Coraline

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: D3 Publisher, Vivendi Games

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action platform

Publisher: D3 Publisher

Castlevania: The Arcade

Castlevania: The Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Religulous

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All About Steve

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Cadillac Records

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Imagine That

Studio: Blu-ray

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District 9

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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