December 4th, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 338 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
10 years, 8 months and 8 days have passed since December 4th, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 4th, 2009:
WWE wrestler Umaga (Edward Smith Fatu, Jr.) dies from a heart attack.
Up in the Air (2009) is released.
TV chef Gino D'Acampo wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 4th, 2009:
United States: Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z ft Alicia Keys
United Kingdom: Children In Need Medley - Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Blind Side" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 4th, 2009 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z ft Alicia Keys is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Children In Need Medley by Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Blind Side 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 "The Office", "The Hills", "Real Housewives of New York City" and "The Vampire Diaries".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 5", "Minecraft", "Halo 3: ODST" and "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Go, Diego, Go!" 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 December 4th, 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.
During this period, US golfer Tiger Woods was in the spotlight after revelations about an extramarital affair of his was published in the media. Two days after the the revelations were first made, Woods was involved in a minor car accident. In December, Woods admitted to his "transgressions" and apologized.
Basic facts and information about this date:
10 years, 8 months and 8 days have passed since December 4th, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 4th, 2009, will be 10 years of age.
People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1259884800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 4th, 2009:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 4th, 2009, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: December 4th, 2009 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
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.
2009 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.
"Big Time Rush" - "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 4th of December:
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Left 4 Dead 2 - The second game in the series.
Assassin's Creed II - The second game in the series.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.
Borderlands - RPG first-person shooter game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 4th, 2009.
3,905 days have passed since this date.
337,388,400 seconds have passed since the December 4th, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 393,619,800 times.
Since December 4th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 174,092,414,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 56,231,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,015,402 steps. That's about 12,896 miles!
Since this date, 4,048,661 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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