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August 20th, 2009

August 20th, 2009, fell on a Thursday. It was day 232 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

11 years, 2 months and 2 days have passed since August 20th, 2009.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 20th, 2009:

  • United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • United Kingdom: Sexy Chick - David Guetta ft Akon

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 20th, 2009 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. The summer of 2009 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Sexy Chick by David Guetta ft Akon is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie District 9 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 "Scrubs", "CSI: Miami", "Two and a Half Men" and "RuPaul's Drag Race". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row 2", "Fallout 3", "Mirror's Edge" and "Left 4 Dead". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Hannah Montana", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Curious George".


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 20th, 2009.

  • 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, 2 months and 2 days have passed since August 20th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 20th, 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 1250722800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 20th, 2009:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 20th, 2009, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 20th, 2009 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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.

"Glee" - "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" - "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 20th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 20th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 76.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 20th, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 20th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 20th, 2009 is the 30th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 20th, 2009.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to August 20th, 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 August 20th, 2009.

  • 4,081 days have passed since this date.
  • 352,598,400 seconds have passed since the August 20th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 411,364,800 times.
  • Since August 20th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 181,940,774,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 58,766,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,323,462 steps. That's about 13,477 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,231,181 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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