October 2nd, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 275 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since October 2nd, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 2nd, 2009:
Zombieland (2009) is released.
October 2nd, 2009 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Breaking Bad: Mike Ehrmantraut dies.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 2009:
United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Zombieland" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 2nd, 2009 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Break Your Heart by Taio Cruz is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Zombieland 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 "King of the Hill", "Dora the Explorer", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "The Vampire Diaries".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row 2", "Dead Space", "Left 4 Dead" and "Halo 3: ODST". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Phineas and Ferb" and "The Suite Life on Deck".
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 October 2nd, 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.
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.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Zombie comedy movie "Zombieland", starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.
Basic facts and information about this date:
11 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since October 2nd, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 2nd, 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 1254438000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 2nd, 2009:
September 4th, 2009: Sophie Reade wins the 10th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
September 13th, 2009: Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards.
September 13th, 2009: "Single Ladies" by Beyonce wins Video of the Year at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.
October 22nd, 2009: Rap star Lil Wayne pleads guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 2nd, 2009, will have the star sign Libra.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: October 2nd, 2009 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
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.
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"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of October:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 2nd, 2009.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 2nd, 2009 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 2nd, 2009 is the 12th of July, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Halo 3: ODST - First-person shooter game.
Batman: Arkham Asylum - Action game set in the Batman universe.
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 2nd, 2009.
4,041 days have passed since this date.
349,146,000 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 407,337,000 times.
Since October 2nd, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 180,159,336,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 58,191,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,026,556 steps. That's about 13,345 miles!
Since this date, 4,189,752 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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