17th of December, 2009
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of December, 2009, fell on a Thursday.
On this exact date:
Avatar (2009) is released. Share Decade: 2000s.
8 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of December, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of
Day 351 of
2009. Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of December, 2009 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of December, 2009, will be 8 years of age.
American Format: 12-17-2009 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2009-12-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20091217" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1261008000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of December, 2009:
United States: Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z ft Alicia Keys
United Kingdom: Killing In The Name - Rage Against the Machine Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
The Princess and the Frog" 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 17th of December, 2009.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
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.
Weather information for the 17th of December, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 19.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 2.11 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.54cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of December, 2009. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of December, 2009 was probably conceived around the
9th of March, 2009. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of December, 2009 is the
26th of September, 2010. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of December:
17th of December, 1967: Australian prime minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at a beach.
17th of December, 1983: A fire at a nightclub in Madrid, Spain, kills 83 people.
17th of December, 1983: A Provisional IRA car bomb kills 6 people outside of Harrods in London.
17th of December, 1996: The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement takes 72 hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru.
17th of December, 2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of a suspected heart attack.
17th of December, 1980: The comedy-action film Any Which Way You Can (1980), is released in cinemas.
17th of December, 1989: The first episode of The Simpsons is aired.
17th of December, 1999: The movie Stuart Little (1999) is released.
17th of December, 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is released.
17th of December, 2010: Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
17th of December, 2010: The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Left 4 Dead 2 - The second game in the series.
Assassin's Creed II - The second game in the series.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.
Borderlands - RPG first-person shooter game.
Halo 3: ODST - First-person shooter game.
Batman: Arkham Asylum - Action game set in the Batman universe.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of December, 2009. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of December, 2009. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of December, 2009.
3,051 days have passed since this date.
263,602,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of December, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 307,536,600 times.
Since the 17th of December, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 136,019,044,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,933,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,669,841 steps. That's about 10,075 miles!
Since this date, 3,163,234 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quinta-feira. Random Dates
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