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2009


Jan
4
The TV series Monk airs its last episodeThe TV series Monk airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 TV Detectives

9
Release: Slumdog MillionaireThe film Slumdog Millionaire is released (2009)Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

13
Release: Kelly Clarkson's My Life Would Suck Without You is releasedKelly Clarkson's My Life Would Suck Without You is released (2009).Top 10 Billboard Records

16
Release: Paul Blart: Mall CopThe film Paul Blart: Mall Cop was released (2009)Top 10 Copycat Movies

18
The TV series United States of Tara airs its first episodeThe TV series United States of Tara airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time

23
Release: Underworld: Rise of the LycansThe film Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is released (2009)Top 10 Werewolf Movies (REDUX)

30
Release: TakenThe film Taken is released (2009)Top 10 Action Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Movie Dads
Top 10 Movie Badasses

Feb
6
Release: CoralineThe film Coraline is released (2009)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies
Top 10 Animated Villains Excluding Disney and Pixar
Top 10 Creepy Kids Movies

8
Blink-182 announce their reunion at Grammy AwardsBlink-182 announce their reunion after going on indefinite hiatus at the Grammy AwardsThe History of Blink-182

Mar
2
The Roots become the house band on Late Night with Jimmy FallonThe Roots become the house band on the late night television show, Late Night with Jimmy FallonTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

6
Release: Theatrical release of Watchmen.Theatrical release of Watchmen. It is an American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder and starring an ensemble cast. It directly adapts the comic book of the same name (2009).Top 10 Graphic Novel Movie Adaptations
Superhero Origins: Rorschach

8
The final day of operations at all Circuit City stores.The final day of operations at all Circuit City stores.Top 10 Brands That Failed

8
The TV series The L Word airs its last episodeThe TV series The L Word airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

10
The Geneva County massacre takes place.Michael Kenneth McLendon kills 10 in the Geneva County massacre.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

20
Release: I Love You, ManThe movie I Love You, Man is released (2009)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Weddings

20
The show Party Down airs its first episodeThe show Party Down airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

20
The TV series Battlestar Galactica airs its last episodeThe TV series Battlestar Galactica airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in TV

23
The show Modern Family airs its first episodeThe show Modern Family airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s

27
Release: The Damned UnitedThe film The Damned United is released (2009)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

30
The TV series Soul Eater endsThe TV series Soul Eater airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real

Apr
2
The TV series ER airs its last episodeThe TV series ER airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

3
Release: Fast and FuriousThe film Fast and Furious is released (2009)Top 10 Action Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Moments from the Fast and the Furious Franchise

5
The TV series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood debutsThe TV series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Anime Battles
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes

9
Release: Mary and MaxThe film Mary and Max is released (2009)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

9
The TV series Parks and Recreation airs its first episodeThe TV series Parks and Recreation airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV Weddings
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples

10
Release: Observe and ReportThe film Observe and Report was released (2009)Top 10 Copycat Movies

17
Release: Crank: High VoltageThe film Crank: High Voltage is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Badasses

30
Chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (2009)History of Chrysler: from Plymouth to Dodge and Jeep

30
The Azerbaijan State Oil shooting takes place.Farda Gadirov kills 12 at a mass shooting in Azerbaijan.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings Outside the U.S.

May
1
Release: X-Men Origins:WolverineThe film X-Men Origins:Wolverine is released (2009)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies

8
Release: Star TrekThe film Star Trek is released (2009)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV
Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

16
The TV series MADtv airs its last episodeThe TV series MADtv airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

20
Release: AntichristThe film Antichrist is released (2009)Top 10 Controversial Movies (EXPLICIT)

21
Release: I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed PeasI Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas (2009)Top 10 Modern Summer Songs

21
Release: Terminator SalvationThe film Terminator Salvation is released (2009)Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie
Top 10 Anticipated But Disappointing Movies

25
Release: Phoenix album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, is releasedPhoenix's breakthrough album, 'Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,' is released (2009)Phoenix: History and Origins of the French Rock Band

29
Release: Up is releasedThe Pixar film Up is released to theaters (2009)Top 10 Pixar Movies
Top 10 Primary Pixar Characters
Top 10 Animated Dogs in Movies and TV
Top 10 Adult and Kid Friendships in Movies
Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments
Top 10 Movie Drinking Games
Top 10 Secondary Pixar Characters

Jun
1
Air France Flight 447 disappearsAir France Flight 447 disappears on its way to Paris (2009)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries

1
General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcyGeneral Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history (2009)The History of General Motors: From Buick, Cadillac and Pontiac to Chevrolet

5
Release: The HangoverThe film The Hangover is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Drinking Games
Top 10 Movie Idiots

8
The TV series Nurse Jackie airs its first episodeThe TV series Nurse Jackie airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time

13
The show Pushing Daisies airs its last episodeThe show Pushing Daisies airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

19
'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' is released in theatres.'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' is released in theatres. The plot revolves around the continuing war between two factions of alien robots, the Autobots and the Decepticons.Top 10 Worst Movie Sequels

24
Release: Transformers: Revenge of the FallenThe film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is released (2009)Top 10 Anticipated But Disappointing Movies
Top 10 Bad Movies That Were Successful
Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters

25
Death of Michael JacksonDeath of Michael Jackson (2009)Michael Jackson Biography - Life and Career (REDUX)
Top 10 Michael Jackson Songs
Top 10 Signature Rock Moves
Top 10 Male Vocalists
Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
Top 10 Musicians Who Died Too Soon
Top 10 Signature Dance Moves
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1980s
Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Characters)
Top 10 Epic TV Cameos
Top 10 Music Feuds and Rivalries

26
Release: Theatrical release of The Hurt Locker.Theatrical release of The Hurt Locker. This American war film focuses on a three-man Explosive Ordnance Disposal team during the Iraq War (2009)Top 10 Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Awesome Movie Explosions

28
The TV series Hung airs its first episodeThe TV series Hung airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

Jul
1
Release: Public EnemiesThe film Public Enemies is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

10
Release: BrunoThe film Bruno is released (2009)Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

10
She Wolf is releasedShe Wolf is released (2009)Another Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos

15
Release: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceThe film Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is released (2009)Top 10 Murderous Women in Film
Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Movie Wizards
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

17
Death of Walter Cronkite Death: Walter Cronkite (2009)Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate

17
Release: MoonThe film Moon is released (2009)Top 10 Astronaut Movies

31
Release: Funny PeopleThe film Funny People is released (2009)Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie

Aug
6
Death of John HughesDeath of John Hughes (2009)Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies
Top 10 Trends of the 1980s

7
Release: 500 Days of SummerThe film 500 Days of Summer is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Quitting Scenes
Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

11
Release: Release of Party in the U.S.A. by Miley CyrusRelease of Party in the U.S.A. by Miley Cyrus (2009)Top 10 Most Hated Songs

13
Release: The Secret in Their EyesThe film The Secret in Their Eyes is released (2009)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots

14
Release: The Time Traveler's WifeThe film The Time Traveler's Wife is released (2009)Top 10 Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations

21
Release: Inglourious BasterdsThe film Inglourious Basterds is released (2009)Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Characters
Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Scenes

25
Batman Arkham AsylumA Stealth Action game under the Batman License, considered one of the best superhero games ever.Top 10 Spooky Levels in Non-Horror Games

25
fun.'s Aim and Ignite is releasedfun.'s first album, Aim and Ignite, is releasedfun. Talk 'Some Nights' Album and 'We Are Young'

Sep
10
The TV series The Vampire Diaries airs its first episodeThe TV series The Vampire Diaries airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV Vampires

11
Release: Release of The Resistance Release of The Resistance (2009)Top 10 Muse Songs

11
Release: Release of The SoloistRelease of The Soloist (2009)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances

13
Release: Release of Strawberry Swing by ColdplayRelease of Strawberry Swing by Coldplay (2009)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

13
The TV series King of the Hill airs its last episodeThe TV series King of the Hill airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV
Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV

14
Death of Patrick SwayzeDeath of Patrick Swayze (2009)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles
Top 10 Career Defining Movies
Top 10 Romantic Male Actors

17
Debut of the TV show Community.Community had its television debut on this day in 2009 on NBC.Top 10 Fictional Television Schools

17
Premiere of ArcherPremiere of Archer (2009)Top 10 Adult Cartoons

17
The TV series Community airs its first episodeThe TV series Community airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes
Top 10 TV Bromances

23
Release: Cougar TownThe TV series Cougar Town airs its first episode. (2009)Top 10 TV MILFS

23
Release: The TV series Modern Family airs its first episodeThe show Modern Family airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 TV MILFS
Top 10 Sitcoms of All Time
Top 10 Annoying TV Kids
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

25
Release: Release of the supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity.Release of the supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity. The film centers on a young couple, Katie and Micah, who are haunted by a supernatural presence in their home.Top 10 Sleeper Hits

29
Release: The Hills Run RedThe film The Hills Run Red is released (2009)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Masks

Oct
2
2009 Release: ZombielandZombieland was released on this day in 2010Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies

2
Release: Release of ZombielandRelease of Zombieland (2009)Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths
Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie Scenes
Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TV

4
Release: Mumford and Sons' debut, Sigh No More, is releasedMumford and Sons' debut, 'Sigh No More,' is released in the UKThe History of Mumford and Sons

12
The TV series Fairy Tail debutsThe TV series Fairy Tail airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Anime Series

16
Release: Rammstein album Liebe ist fur alle da is releasedRammstein album Liebe ist fur alle da is released (2009).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

16
The Balloon Boy hoax takes placeThe Balloon Boy hoax takes place (2009)Top 10 Hoaxes of All Time

23
Release: Saw VIThe film Saw VI is released (2009)Top 10 Goriest Saw Traps

26
Release: Them Crooked Vultures self-titled debut is releasedThem Crooked Vultures self-titled debut album is releasedTop 10 Supergroups

28
Release: Michael Jackson's This Is ItThe film Michael Jackson's This Is It is released (2009)Top 10 Best Rock Documentaries

Nov
3
The TV series V airs its first episodeThe TV series V airs its first episode (2009)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV

5
The Fort Hood shooting takes place.The worst shooting ever on an American military takes place with the Fort Hood shooting.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

13
Release: 2012 is released2012 is released (2009)Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies

13
Release: Fantastic Mr. FoxThe film Fantastic Mr. Fox is released (2009)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

18
France faces the Republic of Ireland in the 2009 World Cup qualification roundFrance faces the Republic of Ireland in the 2009 World Cup qualification round, where French captain Thierry Henry pulls off La Main de Dieu goal (2009)Top 10 Controversial Calls in Sports History

20
Release: The Blind SideThe film The Blind Side is released (2009)Top 10 Inspirational Sports Movies
Top 10 Motivational Movies

23
Release: Susan Boyle's first album, I Dreamed a Dream, is releasedSusan Boyle's first album, 'I Dreamed a Dream,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

25
Release: The RoadThe film The Road is released (2009)Top 10 Movies with Ambiguous Endings

27
The Family Guy episode Road to the Multiverse first airsThe Family Guy episode Road to the Multiverse first airs (2009)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

Dec
3
Release: Jersey ShorePremiere of Jersey Shore (2009)Top 10 MTV Shows

4
Release: Up in the AirThe film Up in the Air is released (2009)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies
Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

10
Release: AvatarThe film Avatar is released (2009)Top 10 Overrated Movies
Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films

11
Release: InvictusThe film Invictus is released (2009)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

11
Release: The Princess and the Frog is releasedThe Princess and the Frog is released (2009)Top 10 Disney Villain Songs

16
Release: Crazy Heart is releasedThe film Crazy Heart is released (2009)Top 10 Jeff Bridges Performances
Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

16
Death of Roy E. Disney Death of Roy E. Disney (2009)The Walt Disney Company: From Mickey Mouse to The Lion King
Top 10 Animated Disney Films

18
Release: AvatarThe film Avatar is released (2009)Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies
Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie
Top 10 Fictional Languages
Top 10 Movie Princesses
Top 10 Good Movie Aliens

25
Sherlock Holmes is releasedThe film Sherlock Holmes is released (2009)Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Portrayals
Top 10 Movie Geniuses
Top 10 Movie Detectives

28
Death of The RevDeath of The Rev (2009)Top 10 Avenged Sevenfold Songs