April 24th, 2009

April 24th, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 114 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

11 years, 3 months and 20 days have passed since April 24th, 2009.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 24th, 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 April 24th, 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.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 24th, 2009 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer of 2009 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I'm Not Alone by Calvin Harris is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Obsessed is at the top of the Box Office.

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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "24", "One Tree Hill" and "House". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row 2", "Dead Space", "Mirror's Edge" and "Resident Evil 5". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Curious George", "iCarly", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Sonny with a Chance".


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 24th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 11 years, 3 months and 20 days have passed since April 24th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 24th, 2009, will be 11 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1240527600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 24th, 2009:

  • 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 14th, 2009: Football: Chelsea knock Liverpool out of the Champions League quarter finals after a thrilling 4-4 game at Stamford Bridge.
  • 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 16th, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.
  • May 17th, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • May 18th, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • May 20th, 2009: Kris Allen wins the 8th season of American Idol.
  • May 21st, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
  • May 24th, 2009: Football: Newcastle United are relegated from the Premier League.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 24th, 2009, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 24th, 2009 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might 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"


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for April 24th, 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 April 24th, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

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.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 24th, 2009.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 4,130 days have passed since this date.
  • 356,832,000 seconds have passed since the April 24th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 416,304,000 times.
  • Since April 24th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 184,125,312,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,472,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,687,552 steps. That's about 13,639 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,281,984 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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