April 9th, 2009

April 9th, 2009, fell on a Thursday. It was day 99 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 0 months and 13 days have passed since April 9th, 2009.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: Poker Face - Lady GaGa
  • United Kingdom: Poker Face - Lady GaGa

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Fast and Furious" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 9th, 2009 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2009 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

The song Poker Face by Lady GaGa 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 Fast and Furious 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 "King of the Hill", "Dora the Explorer", "House" and "Prison Break". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots", "Mirror's Edge", "Call of Duty: World at War" and "Resident Evil 5".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" 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 April 9th, 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.

  • Swine Flu

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 0 months and 13 days have passed since April 9th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 9th, 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 1239231600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 9th, 2009:

  • 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.
  • March 13th, 2009: WWE wrestler Test (Andrew Robert Patrick Martin) dies from an overdose of oxycodone.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 9th, 2009
  • April 14th, 2009: Football: Chelsea knock Liverpool out of the Champions League quarter finals after a thrilling 4-4 game at Stamford Bridge.
  • April 24th, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
  • April 25th, 2009: The Golden Girls actress Bea Arthur dies from cancer.
  • May 1st, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • May 6th, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • May 8th, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • May 9th, 2009: Kevin De Bruyne makes his senior debut for Genk.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 9th, 2009, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 9th, 2009 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

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 9th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of April:

  • Occupation of Denmark (Denmark)

Weather

Weather information for April 9th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 9th, 2009?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 9th, 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 April 9th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 30th of June, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 9th, 2009 is the 17th of January, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 9th, 2009.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to April 9th, 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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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 4,396 days have passed since this date.
  • 379,814,400 seconds have passed since the April 9th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 443,116,800 times.
  • Since April 9th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 195,984,230,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,302,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,664,038 steps. That's about 14,517 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,557,773 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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