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October 18th, 2009.

October 18th, 2009, was a Sunday. It was day 291 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since October 18th, 2009.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 18th, 2009.

  • United States: Down - Jay Sean ft Lil Wayne
  • United Kingdom: Bad Boys - Alexandra Burke

The Billboard Hot 100 on October 18th, 2009.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Down - Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne
  • Party In The U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus
  • Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  • Whatcha Say - Jason Derulo
  • I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
Play the top hits from 2009.
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Where the Wild Things Are

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Where the Wild Things Are" was at the top of the box office on October 18th, 2009.

Take me back to October 18th, 2009!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 18th, 2009 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their 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 Down by Jay Sean ft Lil Wayne is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Bad Boys by Alexandra Burke is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Where the Wild Things Are is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are currently struggling to keep their heads above water. This is due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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.

Meanwhile, gaming fans are currently excited about the upcoming release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Umaga, Brittany Murphy, Corey Haim and Chris Kanyon would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "24", "Desperate Housewives", "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: World at War", "Killzone 2", "Minecraft" and "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "iCarly". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, Iggle Piggle and WALL-E toys.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 18th, 2009.

  • Zombieland is playing in movie theaters.

    Zombieland is playing in movie theaters.

    The zombie comedy movie "Zombieland", starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone, was showing in movie theaters at this time.

  • Facebook users are playing Farmville.

    Facebook users are playing Farmville.

    In June of 2009, the social media game "Farmville" was released on Facebook. The game continued to grow until it reached its peak in popularity in March of 2010. Around this time, people were practically spamming their Facebook friends with invites to the game.

  • Swine Flu.

    Swine Flu.

    Throughout much of 2009, there was a lot of public concern about the spread of the Swine Flu.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    The song "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon won a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.

  • 2009 in music.

    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.

  • World Economic Crisis.

    World Economic Crisis.

    During this period, most countries were still reeling from the world economic crisis that hit in 2008. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled and bailouts became a popular tool to keep struggling countries afloat.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2009.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2009.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2009 were Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Beyoncé, Tiger Woods, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt and Kobe Bryant.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009.

    Time Person of the Year 2009.

    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke was named as the Time Person of the Year in 2009.

  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole.

    English singer Cheryl Cole was named as FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.

  • Who were the best football players in 2009?

    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.

  • 2009 in movies.

    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.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

  • The Hurt Locker.

    The Hurt Locker.

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • Dubstep.

    Dubstep.

    Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • Mafia Wars.

    Mafia Wars.

    A multiplayer social network game called "Mafia Wars" was extremely popular during this period of time. The game was free and could be accessed by anyone with a Facebook or MySpace profile.

  • The rise of Facebook.

    The rise of Facebook.

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

  • Online streaming begins to threaten video rental stores.

    Online streaming begins to threaten video rental stores.

    In the late noughties, online video streaming was becoming more and more popular. New services such as Netflix and Hulu were gaining millions of users and video rental stores such as Blockbuster were starting to feel the impact. During this period, small video stores started to close, while the larger franchises attempted to downsize and branch out into selling other products such as cell phones and merchandise.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late noughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    In the later half of "the noughties", more and more people started to use the Internet on their cell phones. This was aided by the roll-out of faster 3G Internet networks and introduction of larger touchscreen phones.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo was extremely popular in the mid-to-late noughties. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 12 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since October 18th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 18th, 2009, will be 12 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2009 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1255820400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 18th, 2009.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 18th, 2009, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 18th, 2009 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from October, 2009.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

The Hills
The Hills
American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Lost
Lost
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Cold Case
Cold Case
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Kids' TV shows on October 18th, 2009.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2009.

Glee
Glee

Sonny with a Chance
Sonny with a Chance

The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

The Hills
The Hills

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2009.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2009.

WALL-E toys
WALL-E toys

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Halo 3: ODST 2009
Halo 3: ODST
First-person shooter game.

Batman: Arkham Asylum 2009
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Action game set in the Batman universe.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Minecraft 2009
Minecraft
The alpha version of Minecraft.

Pokémon Platinum 2009
Pokémon Platinum
Released for the Nintendo DS.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.

Resident Evil 5 2009
Resident Evil 5
The fifth installment in the series.

Empire: Total War 2009
Empire: Total War
Turn-based strategy.

Killzone 2 2009
Killzone 2
The second installment in the series.

Street Fighter IV 2009
Street Fighter IV
Fighting game that was released for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.

Left 4 Dead 2008
Left 4 Dead
First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.

Call of Duty: World at War 2008
Call of Duty: World at War
Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.

Mirror's Edge 2008
Mirror's Edge
Adventure platform game.

Gears of War 2 2008
Gears of War 2
Third-person shooter that was released for the Xbox 360.

Fallout 3 2008
Fallout 3
Open-world role-playing game.

Fable II 2008
Fable II
Open world RPG.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2008
Battlefield: Bad Company
First-person shooter that was released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Mafia Wars 2008
Mafia Wars
Social media game developed by Zynga.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2009.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out October 18th, 2015 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 18th.

Chuck Berry

Guitarist. Deceased
Born on October 18th, 1926
He turned 83 on this day in 2009.

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor.
Born on October 18th, 1960
He turned 49 on this day in 2009.

NeYo

Singer.
Born on October 18th, 1982
He turned 27 on this day in 2009.

Zac Efron

Actor.
Born on October 18th, 1987
He turned 22 on this day in 2009.

Faze Banks

Internet personality.
Born on October 18th, 1991
He turned 18 on this day in 2009.

Weather on October 18th, 2009.

Historical weather information for October 18th, 2009.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.7 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.39 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 18th, 2009.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 18th, 2009.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 18th, 2009 was most likely conceived around January 25th, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 18th, 2009 is close to July 11th, 2010.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 18th, 2009.

  • A total of 4,428 days have passed since this date.
  • 632 weeks have passed.
  • 382,582,800 seconds have passed since the October 18th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 446,346,600 times.
  • Since October 18th, 2009, the earth has travelled approximately 197,412,724,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,763,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,902,121 steps. That's about 14,623 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,590,994 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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