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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 December 2009
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Which were the important events of 26 December 2009 ?
- 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
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
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- Felix Wurman: American cellist and composer (Born 1958).
- 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)
- Ten people die and two more receive injuries after being pierced by a metal guard rail during a bus crash on a major highway in Ipoh, Malaysia. (''Malaysian Star'')
- Five Chinese are sentenced to execution by firing squad before a court in Vietnam for their roles in one of the largest drug seizures in the country's history. (Press Association)
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Sport Games on 26 December 2009
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Roeselare : 3 - 0
- Club Brugge - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 1
- Germinal - Genk : 1 - 0
- Standard - Lokeren : 2 - 0
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Cardiff - Plymouth : 0 - 1
- Coventry - Doncaster : 1 - 0
- Crystal Palace - Ipswich : 3 - 1
- Derby - Blackpool : 0 - 2
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- AFC Wimbledon - Hayes & Yeading : 5 - 0
- Barrow - Gateshead : 3 - 3
- Cambridge - Stevenage : 1 - 3
- Crawley Town - Eastbourne Borough : 2 - 2
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Inverness C - Dundee : 1 - 1
- Partick - Queen of Sth : 2 - 2
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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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