March 13th, 2009

March 13th, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 72 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since March 13th, 2009.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 13th, 2009:

  • WWE wrestler Test (Andrew Robert Patrick Martin) dies from an overdose of oxycodone.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 13th, 2009:

  • United States: Right Round - Flo-Rida ft Ke$ha
  • United Kingdom: Right Round - Flo-Rida ft Ke$ha

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Race to Witch Mountain" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 13th, 2009 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. The song Right Round by Flo-Rida ft Ke$ha is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Race to Witch Mountain is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. 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. The term "hipster" is currently growing in use. The word is being used to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "ER", "Futurama" and "RuPaul's Drag Race".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row 2", "Call of Duty: World at War", "Left 4 Dead" and "Resident Evil 5". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Hannah Montana", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Sonny with a Chance". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "WALL-E toys".


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 March 13th, 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.

  • The Hurt Locker

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since March 13th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 13th, 2009, will be 12 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1236902400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 13th, 2009:

  • February 11th, 2009: Soccer: Dutch coach Guus Hiddink is appointed as the caretaker manager of Chelsea.
  • February 12th, 2009: 49 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 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 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 12th, 2009: Bernie Madoff pleads guilty to 11 federal felonies.
  • This date: March 13th, 2009
  • March 18th, 2009: English actress Natasha Richardson passes away after a head injury at the age of 45.
  • March 20th, 2009: American radio personality George Weber is found stabbed to death at his apartment in Brooklyn.
  • March 20th, 2009: English singer Lily Allen releases her single "Not Fair".
  • March 22nd, 2009: Former Big Brother contestant Jade Goody passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • March 25th, 2009: Youtube commentator "Hutch" uploads his first Call of Duty video.
  • March 30th, 2009: The song "Boom Boom Pow" is released by The Black Eyed Peas.
  • April 2nd, 2009: The TV show "ER" comes to an end after nearly fifteen years.
  • April 7th, 2009: Irish politics: Brian Lenihan delivers the 2009 Irish emergency budget.
  • April 7th, 2009: Fred Figglehorn becomes the most-subscribed channel on Youtube.
  • April 8th, 2009: The South Park episode "Fishsticks", which mocks rapper Kanye West's ego, is aired on television.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 13th, 2009, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 13th, 2009 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

2009 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

2009 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2009:

  • WALL-E toys
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 13th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 13th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on March 13th, 2009?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 13th, 2009?

  • Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 13th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 3rd of June, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 13th, 2009 is the 21st of December, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on March 13th, 2009.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 13th, 2009.

  • 4,423 days have passed since this date.
  • 382,143,600 seconds have passed since the March 13th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 445,834,200 times.
  • Since March 13th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 197,186,097,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,690,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,864,350 steps. That's about 14,606 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,585,723 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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