October 2nd, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 275 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since October 2nd, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 2nd, 2009:
Zombieland (2009) is released.
October 2nd, 2009 relates to an event in a movie, book, game 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. 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 "Scrubs", "CSI: NY", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Space", "Mirror's Edge", "Farmville" and "Halo 3: ODST".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ben 10", "The Hills", "iCarly" and "Glee". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "WALL-E toys" and "ZhuZhu Pets".
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.
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.
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, 3 months and 22 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.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 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 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).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 2nd, 2009.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 2nd, 2009.
4,132 days have passed since this date.
357,008,400 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 416,509,800 times.
Since October 2nd, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 184,216,334,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,501,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,702,722 steps. That's about 13,646 miles!
Since this date, 4,284,101 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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