Category Archives: 2000s

‘Right Round’ by Flo Rida featuring Kesha peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 28 2009)

(Saturday, February 28, 2009)“Right Round” by Flo Rida featuring Kesha peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for six consecutive weeks (Feb. 28, Mar. 7/14/21/28, Apr. 4, 2009). Continue reading ‘Right Round’ by Flo Rida featuring Kesha peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 28 2009)

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ wins Best Picture 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 22 2009)


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(Sunday, February 22, 2009, 5:00-8:30 p.m. PST)Slumdog Millionaire, a 2008 British drama film about an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of mumbai who is about to experience the biggest day of his life, won Best Picture tonight at the 81st Academy Awards at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Continue reading ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ wins Best Picture 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 22 2009)

‘Crack a Bottle’ by Eminem featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 2009)

(Saturday, February 21, 2009)“Crack a Bottle” by Eminem featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Crack a Bottle’ by Eminem featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 21 2009)

‘My Life Would Suck Without You’ by Kelly Clarkson peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 7 2009)

(Saturday, February 7, 2009)“My Life Would Suck Without You” by Kelly Clarkson peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Feb. 7/14, 2009). Continue reading ‘My Life Would Suck Without You’ by Kelly Clarkson peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 7 2009)

Obama sworn in as first African-American POTUS, Biden as 47th VP 10 years ago this hour (Jan 20 2009)


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(Friday, January 20, 2009, 12:05 p.m. EST) — Barack Obama, 47, was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States today on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., with Chief Justice John Roberts administering the oath of office. Continue reading Obama sworn in as first African-American POTUS, Biden as 47th VP 10 years ago this hour (Jan 20 2009)

‘Just Dance’ by Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 17 2009)

(Saturday, January 17, 2009)“Just Dance” by Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (Jan. 17/24/31, 2009). Continue reading ‘Just Dance’ by Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 17 2009)

All 155 aboard jetliner survive ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 15 2009)


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(Thursday, January 15, 2009, 3:31 p.m. EST) — US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First officer Jeffrey Skiles ditched their Airbus Airbus A320-214 in the Hudson River today between West 48th Street in Manhattan and Weehawken, N.J. after a flock of Canada geese just northeast of the George Washington Bridge disabled both engines.

All 155 people aboard were rescued by nearby boats and there were few serious injuries.

The accident came to be known as the “Miracle on the Hudson,” and a National Transportation Safety Board official described it as “the most successful ditching in aviation history.”


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‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ by Beyoncé peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 2008)

(Saturday, December 13, 2008)“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for four non-consecutive weeks (Dec 13/27, 2008, Jan. 3/10, 2009). Continue reading ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ by Beyoncé peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 2008)

Obama defeats McCain, elected first African American POTUS 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 2008)


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(Tuesday, November 4, 2008, during the United States presidential election, 2008) — Democratic U.S. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois was elected President of the United States today, defeating Republican U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona. Continue reading Obama defeats McCain, elected first African American POTUS 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 2008)

Phillies beat Rays to win World Series 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 29 2008)


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(Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 8:37 p.m. EDT) — The Philadelphia Phillies won the 2008 World Series tonight beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, in the fifth and deciding game. Continue reading Phillies beat Rays to win World Series 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 29 2008)