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Thursday 30 April 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 30, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Bright Star, directed by Jane Campion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Yankee Years by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Incredible Human Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny or Cogs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 30 April 2009

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Movies

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

Bright Star

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox

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Taking Woodstock

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

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Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States

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You

Directed by: Melora Hardin

Starring: Melora Hardin, Gildart Jackson, Brenda Strong, Allison Mack

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TV Series

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

The Incredible Human Journey

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Little Krishna

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Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment

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Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

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Diplomatic Immunity

Directed by: Peter Maris

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henk Nijdam: Dutch professional road bicycle rider (Born 1935).
  • Venetia Burney: Person who suggested Pluto's name for the planet (Born 1918).
Facts:
  • Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announces a deal with Fiat. The US government announces it will provide up to US$3.5 billion in debtor-in-possession financing and up to US$4.5 billion in exit financing. The company is expected to continue under a new ownershop arrangement: 55 percent United Auto Workers' healthcare trust fund, Fiat 20 percent, U.S. and Canadian governments with a combined stake of 10 percent.
  • The World Health Organization raises its global pandemic alert to Level 5 from Level 4 due to the spread of H1N1 flu virus. In the USA, about 300 schools are closed. In Mexico, the death toll reaches 176, and President Felipe Calderon tells government offices and private businesses not crucial to the economy to stop work on May 1 for five days, to avoid further spreading the virus.
  • Seven people are killed and 17 injured at a Queen's Day parade in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
  • Swine influenza outbreak:
  • President Felipe Calderón partially closes Mexico's economy for five days. (''The Irish Times'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 30, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Blame It - Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
  2. Dead And Gone - T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
  3. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
  4. Rockin' That Thang - The-Dream
  5. Kiss Me Thru The Phone - Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
  6. Boyfriend #2 - Pleasure P
  7. Turn My Swag On - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  8. Magnificent - Rick Ross Featuring John Legend
  9. sobeautiful - Musiq Soulchild
  10. Jennifer Hudson - If This Isn't Love
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tu No Eres Para Mi - Fanny Lu
  2. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Te Presumo - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Sin Ti...Sin Mi - Ricardo Arjona
  5. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  6. Que Te Queria - La Quinta Estacion
  7. Aqui Estoy Yo - Luis Fonsi
  8. El Ultimo Beso - Vicente Fernandez
  9. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  10. El Trono de Mexico - Almas Gemelas

Books

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

The Yankee Years

By: Joe Torre and Tom Verducci

The definitive story of one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, Joe Torre's New York Yankees. When Joe Torre took over as manager of the Yankees in 1996, they had not

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Long Lost

By: Harlan Coben

The #1 New York Times bestseller It begins with an early morning phone call to Myron Bolitar. His old flame Terese Collins is in Paris, and she needs his

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House Of Cards

By: William D. Cohan

A blistering narrative account of the negligence and greed that pushed all of Wall Street into chaos and the country into a financial crisis.

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Fatally Flaky

By: Diane Mott Davidson

It's been a long summer for Goldy Schulz, who is engaged in planning a wedding reception for Aspen Meadow's nuttiest bridezilla.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cogs

Cogs

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Linux, Android, PlayStation Home via PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle

Blue Toad Murder Files

Blue Toad Murder Files

Platform: PlayStation 3, Windows iPhone

Publisher: Relentless Software

Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters SCEE (PS3/PSP in Europe) Namco Bandai (Australia)[1] Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Arc Rise Fantasia

Arc Rise Fantasia

Platform: Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Ignition Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Billionaire, Sabotage and a Mysterious Death

A mechanic was found dead on railroad tracks in India after he reported that someone had tampered with the helicopter of Anil Ambani, the chairman of the Reliance ADA Group. [..]

Chrysler Files to Seek Bankruptcy Protection

President Obama forced Chrysler into federal bankruptcy protection on Thursday so it could pursue a lifesaving alliance with the Italian automaker Fiat. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $47.37
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $49.49
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $49.48
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.78
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.9807 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.7062 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9553 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.954 CNY

Home videos

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

Monsters vs. Aliens

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray; includes

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Yonkers Joe

Studio: DVD

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Miss March

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Domino

Studio: on Blu-ray only

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Sin Nombre

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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