August 14th, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 226 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 5 months and 9 days have passed since August 14th, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on August 14th, 2009:
District 9 (2009) is released in movie theaters.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 14th, 2009:
United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "District 9" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 14th, 2009 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas 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 District 9 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 "Dora the Explorer", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "House" and "Sons of Anarchy".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Saints Row 2", "Mirror's Edge" and "Call of Duty: World at War". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Phineas and Ferb" and "The Suite Life on Deck". 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 August 14th, 2009.
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, 5 months and 9 days have passed since August 14th, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 14th, 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 1250204400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 14th, 2009:
July 15th, 2009: The movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) is released.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of August:
Independence Day (Pakistan)
Weather information for August 14th, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.7 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 75.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 18.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on August 14th, 2009?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 14th, 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 August 14th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 4th of November, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 14th, 2009 is the 24th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 14th, 2009.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 14th, 2009.
4,180 days have passed since this date.
361,155,600 seconds have passed since the August 14th, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 421,348,200 times.
Since August 14th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 186,356,289,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 60,192,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,059,382 steps. That's about 13,804 miles!
Since this date, 4,333,867 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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