Wednesday January 28, 2009

US date format: 1/28/2009, UK date format: 28/1/2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 28, 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 January people in US were listening to Just Dance by Lady GaGa. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, directed by Rebecca Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Mounting Fears by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trust Me. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BlazBlue: Continuum Shift or Band Hero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2009, at January 28 across the years or at January 2009 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 28, 2009?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas

Events

  • The US House of Representatives passes President Barack Obama's US$819 billion economic stimulus package, voting 244 to 188.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell dies at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack in Florida.
  • The United States House of Representatives passes the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. (''The New York Times'')
  • Winter storms across the Midwestern United States have killed 19 people and cut electricity to 600,000 homes and businesses from Oklahoma to West Virginia. (Reuters via News Daily)(ABC News)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America

Moon

Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States of America

(500) Days of Summer

(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz

Country: United States of America

Coraline

Coraline

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Country: United States of America

Precious

Precious

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 28, 2009?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. - Live Your Life
  3. - Chopped 'N' Skrewed
  4. - Pop Champagne
  5. - She Got Her Own

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Por Un Segundo
  2. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  3. - Espero
  4. - Cinco Minutos
  5. - Te Regalo Amores
Sport Games on January 28, 2009

Sport Games on January 28, 2009


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Bologna : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Siena : 1 - 0
  • Catania - Inter : 0 - 2
  • Chievo - Lecce : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Napoli : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 28, 2009

Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Cardiff : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of January 28, 2009

League 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Exeter : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 28, 2009

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Bolton : 2 - 2
  • Chelsea - Middlesbrough : 2 - 0
  • Everton - Arsenal : 1 - 1
  • Man City - Newcastle : 2 - 1
  • West Ham - Hull : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 28, 2009

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Trust Me

Trust Me

Directed by: Andrew Kazamia

Push

Push

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

The Shift

The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

Crooked House

Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Sex Ed

Sex Ed

Directed by: Isaac Feder

How old am I?

If January 28th, 2009 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2009?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Mounting Fears by Stuart Woods

Mounting Fears

By:

President Will lee?s vice-president just died during surgery, and Lee?s new pick may be hiding something from his past. Meanwhile, rogue CIA agent Teddy Fay is plotting revenge on CIA Director

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

By:

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

American Lion by Jon Meacham

American Lion

By:

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

The American Journey Of Barack Obama by the editors of Life magazine

The American Journey Of Barack Obama

By:

For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time.

Eclipse by Richard North Patterson

Eclipse

By:

The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case—the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government’s charge of murderDamon Pierce’s life has just

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Captain Forever

Captain Forever

Genre: Space Shooter

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Arc System Works UK

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Band Hero

Band Hero

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

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Activision

Bayonetta

Bayonetta

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega (360, PS3) Nintendo (Wii U)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.58
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $92.15
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $17.80
  • General Electric GE: opens at $13.31
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $92.70

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 90.29 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2119 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.151 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8402 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 118.89 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 28, 2009?

On January 28, 2009 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 28, 2009?

On January 28, 2009 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 28, 2009?

On January 28, 2009 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 28, 2009?

On January 28, 2009 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 28, 2009?

On January 28, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 28, 2009?

Famous people died on January 28, 2009 include, Billy Powell.


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