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Remembering 2009

A long poll about what you think was best in 2009. Based in part on People Magazine's pics.



Below are People Magazine's selections for best movies of 2009. Which did you see?

Up
13(14.1%)
Star Trek
19(20.7%)
The Hurt Locker
0(0.0%)
Up in the Air
0(0.0%)
District 9
3(3.3%)
A Serious Man
0(0.0%)
An Education
0(0.0%)
Inglorious Basterds
3(3.3%)
Precious
1(1.1%)
Crazy Heart
0(0.0%)
None of the Above
23(25.0%)

These are the top grossing movies of 2010 (so far). I've also included two movies just released this month. Which ones did you see?

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
3(3.3%)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
1(1.1%)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
0(0.0%)
Up
2(2.2%)
2012
0(0.0%)
Angels and Demons
0(0.0%)
The Hangover
1(1.1%)
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2(2.2%)
Star Trek
6(6.5%)
X Men Originals: Wolverine
0(0.0%)
Avatar
0(0.0%)
Sherlock Holmes
1(1.1%)
None of the Above
11(12.0%)

In your opinion, what was the best movie of 2009?

Below are People Magazine's selections for best tv shows of 2009. Which ones do you like?

Glee
17(21.2%)
Southland
2(2.5%)
The Good Wife
0(0.0%)
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
1(1.2%)
Harper's Island
0(0.0%)
Grey Gardens
0(0.0%)
Nurse Jackie
0(0.0%)
Modern Family
1(1.2%)
Parks and Recreation
2(2.5%)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
5(6.2%)
None of the Above
42(52.5%)

In your opinion, what was the best show on tv in 2009?

Below are People Magazine's selections for best 10 albums of 2009. Which ones did you like?

U2-No Line on the Horizon
3(4.0%)
Florence and the Machine-Lungs
3(4.0%)
Band of Skulls-Baby Darling Dollface Honey
0(0.0%)
Rihanna-Rated R
5(6.7%)
Mariah Carey-Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel
0(0.0%)
Maxwell-Black Summer's Night
1(1.3%)
Green Day-21st Century Breakdown
4(5.3%)
Ida Maris-Fortress
0(0.0%)
Holly Williams-Here With Me
0(0.0%)
Kid Cudi-Man on the Moon, The End of the Day
0(0.0%)
None of the Above
53(70.7%)

In your opinion, what was the best album of 2009?

These are some of People Magazine's most intriguing people of 2009. Which do you like?

Taylor Swift
0(0.0%)
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
1(1.2%)
Kate Gosselin
0(0.0%)
Barack and Michelle Obama
1(1.2%)
Lady Gaga
3(3.5%)
Captain Sully Sullenberger
1(1.2%)
Oprah Winfrey
0(0.0%)
Susan Boyle
1(1.2%)
Rihanna
0(0.0%)
The Kardashian sisters
0(0.0%)
Sarah Palin
0(0.0%)
Ellen DeGeneres
1(1.2%)
Neil Patrick Harris
2(2.3%)
Sandra Bullock
0(0.0%)
None of the Above
6(7.0%)

Who do you think was the Most Intriguing Person of 2009?

They call it "Men in the Doghouse", I think "Biggest Jerk of 2009" is a better title. From those listed below, who do you pick?

Tiger Woods
12(14.1%)
David Letterman
1(1.2%)
Richard Heene (father of the fake "balloon boy")
7(8.2%)
Chris Brown (Rihanna's abusive partner)
38(44.7%)
Kanye West
14(16.5%)
Jon Gosselin
10(11.8%)
Someone else (who?)
3(3.5%)

These are the best selling fiction books of 2009. Which did you read?

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
2(2.7%)
The Shack by William Young
1(1.3%)
The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
12(16.0%)
The Associate by John Grisham
2(2.7%)
The Guernsey Litrerary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
0(0.0%)
The Help by Katheryn Stockett
0(0.0%)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
0(0.0%)
The Host by Stephanie Meyer
3(4.0%)
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
0(0.0%)
None of the Above
50(66.7%)

What was the best book you read in 2009?

These people top People Magazine's Most Notable Deaths of 2009 list. Which ones will you miss?

Michael Jackson
4(4.7%)
Farrah Fawcett
0(0.0%)
Natasha Richardson
0(0.0%)
Walter Cronkite
0(0.0%)
Patrick Swayze
2(2.4%)
Ted Kennedy
3(3.5%)
Bea Arthur
1(1.2%)
David Carradine
0(0.0%)
Ricardo Montalban
1(1.2%)
Brittany Murphy (not on People's list because she died too late to be added, so I added her)
4(4.7%)
Karl Malden
0(0.0%)
Ed McMahon
0(0.0%)
Billy Mays
2(2.4%)
None of the Above
12(14.1%)
Someone else (tell us who in a comment)
2(2.4%)

Who is someone that died in 2009 and you wil miss most (famous or personal, it doesn't matter)?

What is your fondest memory of 2009? (If 220 characters isn't enough space, please write a comment about it.)



I hope that you have a happy new year and that 2010 is your best year yet!
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