December 29th, 2009

December 29th, 2009, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 363 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

10 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since December 29th, 2009.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 29th, 2009:

  • Wrestler "Dr. Death" Steve Williams passes away at the age of 49 from throat cancer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 29th, 2009:

  • United States: Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z ft Alicia Keys
  • United Kingdom: The Climb - Joe McElderry

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Avatar" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 29th, 2009 and it's a Tuesday. Christmas Day of 2009 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. 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, The Climb by Joe McElderry is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Avatar 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 "Smallville", "CSI: Miami", "Lost" and "Jersey Shore".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Batman: Arkham Asylum", "Assassin's Creed II" and "Left 4 Dead 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Glee".


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 29th, 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.

  • Avatar.

    James Cameron's movie "Avatar" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $2.7 Billion.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since December 29th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 53 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 29th, 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 1262044800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 29th, 2009:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 29th, 2009, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 29th, 2009 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 29th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 13.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -10.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 5.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.94 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.91cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 29th, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 29th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 21st of March, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 29th, 2009 is the 8th of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 29th, 2009.

  • Bolton and Hull draw 2-2.
  • Aston Villa lose 1-0 at home to Liverpool.

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 29th, 2009.

  • 3,881 days have passed since this date.
  • 335,314,800 seconds have passed since the December 29th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 391,200,600 times.
  • Since December 29th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 173,022,436,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,885,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,837,073 steps. That's about 12,816 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,023,778 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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