Friday June 26, 2009

US date format: 6/26/2009, UK date format: 26/6/2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, directed by David Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Relentless by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Little White Lie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art Academy or Burn Zombie Burn!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 26, 2009?


  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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  • The US House of Representatives passes the American Clean Energy and Security Act climate change bill, including cap and trade plan.
  • President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras refuses to comply with a Supreme Court order demanding the reinstatement of Gen. Romeo Vásquez, the head of the country's armed forces, as part of an ongoing dispute over a planned referendum. (BBC)
  • A bombing at a Baghdad market kills at least 13 people, and leaves dozens more wounded. (BBC)


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Country: United States of America

Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!

Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!

Directed by: Norton Virgien

Starring: Frank Welker, Amy Hill, Ed O'Ross, Jeff Bennett

Sweet Karma

Sweet Karma

Directed by: Andrew Thomas Hunt

Starring: Shera Bechard, John Tokatlidis, Frank J. Zupancic, Christian Bako

Dolan's Cadillac

Dolan's Cadillac

Directed by: Jeff Beesley

Starring: Christian Slater, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Wes Bentley, Greg Bryk

Boogie Woogie

Boogie Woogie

Directed by: Duncan Ward

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 2009?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Best I Ever Had
  2. - Knock You Down
  3. - Every Girl
  4. - Birthday Sex
  5. - Blame It
  6. - Ego
  7. - Boyfriend #2
  8. - sobeautiful
  9. - Pretty Wings
  10. - Always Strapped

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Directed by: Gil Junger

Un golpe de suerte

Un golpe de suerte

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates



Days to next June 26

If June 26, 2009 is your birthday you're 11 years, 1 month, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 14 days.

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Prairie Tale by Melissa Gilbert

Prairie Tale


A fascinating, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting tale of self-discovery from the beloved actress who earned a permanent place in the hears of millions for her role in Little House on the

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn


When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how …

Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin

Liberty And Tyranny


Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.When

Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris

Dead and Gone


In the ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series, the werewolves and shifters come out of the closet and throw the small town of Bon Temps into a tailspin...Except

Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox

Always Looking Up


At the turn from our bedroom into the hallway, there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame. I can't help but catch a glimpse of myself as I pass.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Bigs 2

The Bigs 2

Platform: Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 Wii PlayStation Portable Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports Baseball

Publisher: 2K Sports

Art Academy

Art Academy

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Art training game (edutainment video game)

Publisher: Nintendo

Capcom Platinum Hits Triple Pack

Capcom Platinum Hits Triple Pack

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Capcom

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Graffiti Entertainment

Burn Zombie Burn!

Burn Zombie Burn!

Platform: PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Doublesix


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles

  • 2 G.M. Michigan Sites Said to Remain The state apparently won a three-state battle to be the site where G.M. will build a new small car. [..]
  • Auto Supplier Said to Prepare for Chapter 11 The company, one of the largest makers of car seats, is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as next week. [..]
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Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.67
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $139.79
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.57
  • General Electric GE: opens at $11.90
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $106.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 95.13 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1532 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0835 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.834 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 133.91 JPY

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