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Thursday 31 December 2009, NewYear’s Eve

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. Leap Year, directed by Anand Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art Academy or Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 December 2009

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Movies

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

Leap Year

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

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The Bannen Way

Directed by: Jesse Warren

Starring: Mark Gantt, Vanessa Marcil, Gabriel Tigerman, Michael Ironside

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Dulha Mil Gaya

Directed by: Mudassar Aziz

Starring: Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan

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Hellweek

Directed by: Eddie Lengyel

Starring: Rob Jaeger, Karen Fox, Michael Reddy, Robyn Griggs

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The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 31 December
Facts:
  • A High Court in Malaysia rules that the country's Christians have a constitutional right to use the word ''Allah'' in reference to God, declaring the government's ban on the use of ''Allah'' by non-Muslims as unconstitutional. (''BBC News'')
  • Former Catholic Primate of All Ireland Cardinal Cahal Daly, ampquotthe hierarchy's foremost theologian and its most trenchant critic of politically-inspired violenceampquot, dies in Belfast aged 92. (Reuters)
  • Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade issues an apology to ampquothumiliatedampquot Christians for comparing an ampquotidolatrousampquot statue to Jesus Christ. (''Daily Nation'')
  • Two French journalists and their translator are kidnapped in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. (Radio Netherlands Worldwide)
  • The Government of Serbia decides to sue Croatia for genocide before the International Court of Justice. (B92)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 31, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  2. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  3. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  4. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  5. Papers - Usher
  6. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  7. BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  8. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  9. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  10. Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  2. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  3. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  4. Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  6. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  7. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  8. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Did It Again (Lo Hecho Esta Hecho) - Shakira
  10. Equivocada - Thalia
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  5. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  6. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  7. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  8. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Phoenix - 1901

Books

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

The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Stones Into Schools

By: Greg Mortenson

From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through educationIn this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks

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I, Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

THE #1 BESTSELLING BLOCKBUSTERCan Alex Cross survive his most chilling - and personal - case ever? Pulled out of a family celebration, Detective Alex Cross gets awful news: A beloved relative has been found brutally murdered.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Art Academy

Art Academy

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

Genre: Art training game (edutainment video game)

Publisher: Nintendo

Cuboid

Cuboid

Platform: PlayStation 3, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: TikGames, Creat Studios, I-Free

Anno: Create a New World

Anno: Create a New World

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: City-building, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Innocent Grey

Castlevania: The Arcade

Castlevania: The Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
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And 7 Businesses That Did Not Survive

Entrepreneurs found themselves hit hard by the economic downturn. Several business owners recall what went wrong. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.98
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.67
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $52.82
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 6.4815 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9818 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.128 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.9279 CHF

Home videos

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

Milk

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Bride Wars

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Monsters, Inc.

Studio: Blu-ray

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Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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