April 29th, 2009, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 119 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 8 months and 21 days have passed since April 29th, 2009.
April 29th, 2009 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:
Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - The Big Shell Incident occurs.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 29th, 2009:
United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Number 1 - Tinchy Strider
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 29th, 2009 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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, Number 1 by Tinchy Strider 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.
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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Dora the Explorer", "Desperate Housewives" and "Breaking Bad".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Fallout 3", "Call of Duty: World at War" and "Left 4 Dead". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Everybody Hates Chris" and "Ben 10". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 29th, 2009.
During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.
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.
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.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Basic facts and information about this date:
11 years, 8 months and 21 days have passed since April 29th, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 29th, 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 1240959600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 29th, 2009:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of April:
Showa Day (Japan)
Weather information for April 29th, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 48.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 5.84cm.
London, England: Temperature: 10.67 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on April 29th, 2009?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 29th, 2009?
Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 29th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 20th of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 29th, 2009 is the 6th of February, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 29th, 2009.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 29th, 2009.
4,284 days have passed since this date.
370,141,200 seconds have passed since the April 29th, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 431,831,400 times.
Since April 29th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 190,992,859,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 61,690,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,832,143 steps. That's about 14,148 miles!
Since this date, 4,441,694 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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