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Tuesday 26 May 2009

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Beautiful Kate, directed by Rachel Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Archibald's Adventures or Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 May 2009

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Movies

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

Beautiful Kate

Directed by: Rachel Ward

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Sophie Lowe, Maeve Dermody, Rachel Griffiths

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Imagine That

Directed by: Karey Kirkpatrick

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Thomas Haden Church, Yara Shahidi, Ronny Cox

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The Proposal

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Shadows in the Sun

Directed by: David Rocksavage

Starring: Jean Simmons, James Wilby, Jamie Dornan, Ophelia Lovibond

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The Tournament

Directed by: Scott Mann

Starring: Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder

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TV Series

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

Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates

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Sortilegio

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Obsessed

Directed by: Robert Greenwald Productions

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The Incredible Human Journey

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • US President Barack Obama announces the appointment of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
  • The US Mint releases the 2009 Guam quarter dollar coin to circulation.
  • General Secretary Hu Jintao of the Communist Party in the People's Republic of China and Nationalist Party Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung in Taiwan meet in Beijing to discuss cross-Strait relations. (Xinhua)
  • The Supreme Court of California upholds Proposition 8, the state's ban on same-sex marriage. (AP via Yahoo)
  • President Isaias Afewerki says Eritrea will not release imprisoned journalist Dawit Isaak. (DPA via ''EarthTimes'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jeremih - Birthday Sex
  2. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  3. Knock You Down - Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
  4. Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
  5. Turn My Swag On - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  6. Kid Cudi - Day 'N' Nite
  7. Every Girl - Young Money
  8. Jennifer Hudson - If This Isn't Love
  9. Never Ever - Ciara Featuring Young Jeezy
  10. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Makano - Te Amo
  2. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
  5. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
  7. Patrulla 81 - Quiereme Mas
  8. Que Te Queria - La Quinta Estacion
  9. El Katch - El Compa Chuy
  10. Por Un Segundo - Aventura

Books

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

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Summer On Blossom Street

By: Debbie Macomber

Knitting and life.They're both about beginnings—and endings. That's why Lydia Goetz, owner of A Good Yarn on Seattle's Blossom Street, offers a class called Knit to Quit.

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First Family

By: David Baldacci

Following the instant #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, and Simple Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in David Baldacci's most heart-pounding thriller to date .

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Always Looking Up

By: Michael J. Fox

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Publisher: Ubisoft

ARMA 2

ARMA 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

Archibald's Adventures

Archibald's Adventures

Platform: iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Palm OS, PlayStation Portable, PSP, PS3

Genre: Action puzzle game

Border Break

Border Break

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action, Mecha, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Horror / beat 'em up

Publisher: 505 Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
After Vote, Is It India’s Time to Shine?

After a decisive victory for the incumbent coalition, markets have been electrified by the prospect that political and policy continuity will allow India to start closing the development gap with China. [..]

Four Big Banks Drop Appeal in Milan Case

UBS, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase and Depfa Bank have dropped an appeal against the seizure of $482 million of their assets amid an investigation of fraud. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $42.00
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $46.42
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $51.04
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.86
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.3019 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.1223 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9706 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.385 CNY

Home videos

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

Bart Got a Room

Studio: DVD

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Lymelife

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Taking Chance

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Terminator Salvation

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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