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Friday 28 August 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 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 My Journey With Farrah by Alana Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds or Ant Nation.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 August 2009

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

Mr. Nobody

Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham

Country: United States

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A Single Man

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

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The Men Who Stare at Goats

Directed by: Grant Heslov

Starring: Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

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Jennifer's Body

Directed by: Karyn Kusama

Starring: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody, Johnny Simmons

Country: United States

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Up in the Air

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Fair Lady

Directed by: Kate Scholefield

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Special Ops Mission

Directed by: Military Channel

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Nite Tales: The Series

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Bollywood Hero

Directed by: Diederik Van Rooijen

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Little White Lie

Directed by: Lacey Schwartz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2009 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Adam Goldstein: American keyboard player DJ and producer (Crazy Town and TRV$DJAM) (d. 2009).
  • Wayne Tippit: American television and stage character actor, best known to television audiences for playing Ted Adamson on the 1970s and 1980s CBS soap opera,.
  • A suicide bomber lightly wounds Prince Muhammad bin Nayef, deputy interior minister of Saudi Arabia, in his Jeddah office. (''The Washington Post'')
  • ''Reading Rainbow'', the third longest-running children's show on United States public-service television network PBS, ends its 26-year run. (NPR)
  • The detailed chemical structure of a single molecule has been imaged for the first time. The physical shape of single carbon nanotubes has been outlined before, using similar techniques, but the new method even shows up chemical bonds. (BBC)
  • The United Nations warns that poultry farms could become infected with the H1N1 virus, following the discovery of the virus in turkeys in Chile last week. (BBC)
  • According to declassified documents released this week, a survival manual produced by Transport Canada was used by U.S. interrogators to set limits on dousing detainees with cold water as a form of water torture. (CTV)

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Sport Games on 28 August 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Waregem : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Mainz : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 August 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - St Pauli : 0 - 4
  • Koblenz - Cottbus : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 28 August 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Laval : 0 - 1
  • Caen - Arles : 1 - 0
  • Clermont - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
  • Istres - Dijon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 28, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  4. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  5. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  6. Ego - Beyonce
  7. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  8. Throw It In The Bag - Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
  9. Every Girl - Young Money
  10. Trey Songz - I Need A Girl
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  3. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  4. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  5. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  8. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  9. Comprendeme - German Montero
  10. Luis Enrique - Yo No Se Manana


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

My Journey With Farrah

By: Alana Stewart

For thirty years, Farrah Fawcett and Alana Stewart were friends, and in that time they'd been through it all. But in the fall of 2006, a test of their friendship

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Inherent Vice

By: Thomas Pynchon

Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon- private eye Doc Sportello surfaces, occasionally, out of a marijuana haze to watch the end of an eraIn this lively yarn, Thomas Pynchon,

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Michael Jackson

By: J. Randy Taraborrelli

So much has how been said and written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Exkee

Ant Nation

Ant Nation

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), Nintendo DS

Genre: Real time strategy

Publisher: Konami

Art Academy

Art Academy

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

Genre: Art training game (edutainment video game)

Publisher: Nintendo

Angry Birds

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo Clickgamer (iOS and PSP versions) Rovio Mobile

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Band Hero

Band Hero

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

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Activision

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
‘Blood Oath’ Sealed Stanford Deal, Court Is Told

The ceremony between R. Allen Stanford and Leroy King, the chief regulator of his Antigua bank, promoted a scheme to hide a multibillion-dollar fraud, according to court papers. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.02
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.90
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $60.29
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.26
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4435 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2569 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9703 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.744 CNY

Home videos

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

The International

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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My Best Friend's Girl

Studio: Uncut DVD and Blu-ray

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American Violet

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Public Enemies

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