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February 9th, 2009.

February 9th, 2009, was a Monday. It was day 40 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 4 months and 9 days have passed since February 9th, 2009.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 9th, 2009?

  • Football: Chelsea sack manager Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 9th, 2009.

  • United States: My Life Would Suck Without You - Kelly Clarkson
  • United Kingdom: The Fear - Lily Allen
Play the top hits from 2009.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2009. Take a trip back to the peak days of the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida and Tinchy Stryder.
He's Just Not That Into You

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "He's Just Not That Into You" was at the top of the box office on February 9th, 2009.

Take me back to February 9th, 2009!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 9th, 2009 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

In America, the song My Life Would Suck Without You by Kelly Clarkson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Fear by Lily Allen is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie He's Just Not That Into You is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace.

Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are currently struggling to keep their heads above water. This is due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream. It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I.

News has recently come to light that singer Chris Brown viciously assaulted his pop star girlfriend Rihanna. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "CSI: Miami", "Two and a Half Men" and "Cold Case". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto IV", "Mafia Wars", "Dead Space" and "Call of Duty: World at War".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Ben 10", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Wizards of Waverly Place". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and WALL-E toys.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 9th, 2009.

  • Scolari is sacked.

    Scolari is sacked.

    On February 9th, 2009, Chelsea sacked manager Luiz Felipe Scolari after just 7 months. Although Gianfranco Zola and Frank Rijkaard were listed as the bookies favorites to take over, Dutch coach Guus Hiddink stepped in a few days later as caretaker manager.

  • Chris Brown assaults Rihanna.

    Chris Brown assaults Rihanna.

    On February 8th, 2009, singer Chris Brown assaulted his girlfriend Rihanna, leaving her with extensive facial injuries. Later that day, Brown handed himself into authorities.

  • The Black Saturday bushfires.

    The Black Saturday bushfires.

    At this time, a series of bushfires burned across Australia. 173 people lost their lives during the disaster and many were left homeless.

  • Christian Bale's rant.

    Christian Bale's rant.

    An audio recording of Christian Bale berating the director of photography on the set of the movie "Terminator Salvation" was leaked around this time.

  • Keyboard Cat goes viral.

    Keyboard Cat goes viral.

    In February of 2009, a Youtube video called "Keyboard Cat" went viral. Although the video was originally uploaded in 2007, it wasn't until 2009 that it became an Internet meme.

  • "I will look for you, I will find you... and I will kill you."

    "I will look for you, I will find you... and I will kill you."

    The action-thriller film "Taken" was playing in movie theaters at this time. The movie starred Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills - A former CIA agent who must rescue his daughter from a gang of Albanian human traffickers in France.

  • "You spin my head right round, right round."

    "You spin my head right round, right round."

    At the end of January, 2009, American rapper Flo Rida released his hit single "Right Round". The song, which reached the top 10 in 19 countries, featured guest vocals from Kesha.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    The song "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon won a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.

  • 2009 in music.

    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.

  • World Economic Crisis.

    World Economic Crisis.

    During this period, most countries were still reeling from the world economic crisis that hit in 2008. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled and bailouts became a popular tool to keep struggling countries afloat.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2009.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2009.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2009 were Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Beyoncé, Tiger Woods, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt and Kobe Bryant.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2009?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2009?

    In 2009, the best NBA players were LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce, Tim Duncan, Yao Ming, Brandon Roy, Chris Paul, Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony, Shaquille O'Neal, Chauncey Billups and Tony Parker.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009.

    Time Person of the Year 2009.

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

  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2009?

    Who were the best football players in 2009?

    In 2009, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta, Samuel Eto'o, Kaká, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba and Steven Gerrard.

  • 2009 in movies.

    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.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

  • The Hurt Locker.

    The Hurt Locker.

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • Dubstep.

    Dubstep.

    Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • Mafia Wars.

    Mafia Wars.

    A multiplayer social network game called "Mafia Wars" was extremely popular during this period of time. The game was free and could be accessed by anyone with a Facebook or MySpace profile.

  • The rise of Facebook.

    The rise of Facebook.

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

  • Online streaming begins to threaten video rental stores.

    Online streaming begins to threaten video rental stores.

    In the late naughties, online video streaming was becoming more and more popular. New services such as Netflix and Hulu were gaining millions of users and video rental stores such as Blockbuster were starting to feel the impact. During this stage, small video stores started to close, while the larger franchises downsized and branched out into selling other products such as cell phones and merchandise.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late naughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    In the later half of "the naughties", more and more people started to use the Internet on their cell phones. This was aided by the roll-out of faster 3G Internet networks and introduction of larger touchscreen phones.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo was extremely popular in the mid-to-late naughties. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 12 years, 4 months and 9 days have passed since February 9th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 9th, 2009, will be 12 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2009 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1234137600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 9th, 2009.

  • January 10th, 2009: Catherine Wayne (Boxxy) uploads her viral Youtube video "FOAR EVERYWUN FRUM BOXXY".
  • January 12th, 2009: The first bitcoin transaction takes place.
  • January 15th, 2009: "The Miracle on the Hudson" takes place when US Airways Flight 1549 lands safely in the Hudson River after being struck by birds.
  • January 20th, 2009: Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States.
  • January 23rd, 2009: The United Kingdom enters recession.
  • January 27th, 2009: Rapper Flo Rida releases the song "Right Round".
  • January 29th, 2009: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is removed from office after being impeached on corruption charges.
  • January 30th, 2009: Taken (2008) is released.
  • February 1st, 2009: Super Bowl XLIII: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Arizona Cardinals by 27-23 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • February 1st, 2009: Bruce Springsteen performs at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII.
  • February 3rd, 2009: A leaked audio recording of actor Christian Bale going on a rant during the filming of Terminator Salvation is uploaded to the Internet.
  • February 7th, 2009: The Black Saturday bushfires begin in Australia. 173 are killed by the bushfires, which continue to burn until the following month.
  • February 8th, 2009: Singer Chris Brown viciously assaults his girlfriend Rihanna.
  • This date: February 9th, 2009
  • February 11th, 2009: Soccer: Dutch coach Guus Hiddink is appointed as the caretaker manager of Chelsea.
  • February 12th, 2009: 50 people die when Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes into a house in Clarence Center, New York.
  • February 13th, 2009: The horror movie Friday the 13th (2009) is released in cinemas.
  • February 13th, 2009: The Netherlands enters recession.
  • February 24th, 2009: The headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank is raided by police in Ireland.
  • February 24th, 2009: The messaging app WhatsApp is founded.
  • February 24th, 2009: Rapper Pitbull releases his single "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)".
  • February 26th, 2009: NFL star Tom Brady marries Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen.
  • March 3rd, 2009: A bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers is attacked by gunmen in Lahore, Pakistan.
  • March 4th, 2009: SeaNanners joins Youtube.
  • March 5th, 2009: The game Resident Evil 5 is released.
  • March 5th, 2009: Singer Chris Brown is charged for his assault on Rihanna.
  • March 6th, 2009: Watchmen (2009) is released.
  • March 7th, 2009: The RIRA kills two British soldiers and injures four others at the Massereene Barracks in Northern Ireland.
  • March 10th, 2009: Soccer: Liverpool defeat Real Madrid 4-0 in the the first knockout round of the Champions League.
  • March 10th, 2009: Britney Spears releases the song "If U Seek Amy".

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 9th, 2009, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 9th, 2009 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

Kid's TV shows on February 9th, 2009.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2009.

  • Sonny with a Chance
  • The Suite Life on Deck
  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • iCarly
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2009.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2009.

  • WALL-E toys
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2009.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 9th, 2015 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 9th of February.

Weather on February 9th, 2009.

Historical weather information for February 9th, 2009.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 2.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 16cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 9th, 2009.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 9th, 2009.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 9th, 2009 was most likely conceived around the 2nd of May, 2008.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 9th, 2009 is close to the 19th of November, 2009.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 9th, 2009.

  • A total of 4,513 days have passed since this date.
  • 644 weeks have passed.
  • 389,919,600 seconds have passed since the February 9th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 454,906,200 times.
  • Since February 9th, 2009, the earth has travelled approximately 201,198,513,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 64,986,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 33,533,086 steps. That's about 14,904 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,679,035 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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