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Monday 31 August 2009

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 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. Whip It, directed by Drew Barrymore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Born To Run by Christopher McDougall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Fair Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ant Nation or Boku no Natsuyasumi 4.
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What the sky looked like on 31 August 2009

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

Whip It

Directed by: Drew Barrymore

Starring: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

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Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Max Thieriot

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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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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 31 August 2009 ?

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Florida governor Charlie Crist signs a gambling pact with the Seminole tribe, lasting 20 years, specifying payment of minimum US$12.5 million per month for the first 30 months for the privilege of running legal slot machines and blackjack at their seven casinos.
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  • Figures from 2008 reveal Ireland has experienced its highest number of births since 1896. (''The Irish Times'')
  • Lesbians are granted equal birth rights in England and Wales. (''The Guardian'')
  • Britain will face widespread power cuts and rationing of energy in 2019 for the first time since the 1970s, according to Her Majesty's Government. (''The Daily Telegraph'')

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Sport Games on 31 August 2009

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 3 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Sp Gijon : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 August 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Brest - Nantes : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 31 August 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Newcastle - Leicester : 1 - 0
  • Peterboro - Crystal Palace : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 31 August 2009

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 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. Last Chance - Ginuwine
  4. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  5. Trust - Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
  6. Best I Ever Had - Drake
  7. Ego - Beyonce
  8. Throw It In The Bag - Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
  9. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  10. Ice Cream Paint Job - Dorrough
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  3. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  4. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Causa Y Efecto - Paulina Rubio
  6. Ya Es Muy Tarde - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  7. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  8. Abusadora - Wisin & Yandel
  9. Comprendeme - German Montero
  10. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra


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

Born To Run

By: Christopher McDougall

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of

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Smash Cut

By: Sandra Brown

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes this thrilling new novel full of jarring, cinematic twists and breathless suspense that will have you on the edge of your

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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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By: Troy Denning

Peace is the way of the Jedi. But with deadly enemies on every side, war may be the only way out. On

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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

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Graffiti Entertainment

Boku no Natsuyasumi 4

Boku no Natsuyasumi 4

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy, Harem

Publisher: Enterbrain

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A High Cost to Deal With Climate Shift

As the community of nations prepares to negotiate a climate treaty, the drumbeat for sharpening the details and a framework for helping poor nations implement it is quickening. [..]

All a Cub Reporter Needs Is a Scoop and an iPhone

Fwix, a local news site, will release an iPhone application to let users file news updates, photos and videos from the field. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $44.99
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.09
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $59.28
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.11
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4468 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2422 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9678 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.763 CNY

Home videos

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


Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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My Best Friend's Girl

Studio: Uncut DVD and Blu-ray

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