24th of April, 2009

The 24th of April, 2009, fell on a Friday. Day 114 of 2009. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of April, 2009:

  • The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of April, 2009:

  • United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  • United Kingdom: I'm Not Alone - Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Obsessed" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 24th of April, 2009.

  • Facebook

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • Dubstep

    Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • 2009 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009

    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.

  • 2009 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.

  • Swine Flu

    Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since the 24th of April, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of April, 2009, will be 10 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1240527600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of April, 2009:

  • 30th of March, 2009: The song "Boom Boom Pow" is released by The Black Eyed Peas.
  • 2nd of April, 2009: The TV show "ER" comes to an end after nearly fifteen years.
  • 14th of April, 2009: Football: Chelsea knock Liverpool out of the Champions League quarter finals after a thrilling 4-4 game at Stamford Bridge
  • 1st of May, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • 16th of May, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of April, 2009, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of April, 2009 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of April, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 24th of April, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of April, 2009 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of April, 2009 is the 1st of February, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

24th of April

Events that have occurred on the 24th of April:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
  • Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
  • Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
  • Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
  • Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
  • Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of April, 2009.

  • 3,825 days have passed since this date.
  • 330,480,000 seconds have passed since the 24th of April, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 385,560,000 times.
  • Since the 24th of April, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 170,527,680,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,080,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,421,280 steps. That's about 12,632 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,965,760 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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