# 309 - 2009: Music and Headlines

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2009 was a year of Historic Highs and Lows. Barack Obama became the 44th President. The U.S. Economy was the worst since the Great Depression.

Here at Home, the Columbus Crew had a NEW Coach, and the Columbus Clippers got a NEW Home (and new Major League Affiliation). The Columbus Blue Jackets made the Playoffs for the Very First Time.

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NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers
Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins
MLS Cup: Real Salt Lake
NCAA Men's Basketball: North Carolina Tar Heels
NCAA Women's Basketball: Connecticut Lady Huskies
College Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (the First of Many for Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa)
Ohio Division I Football: Hilliard Davidson Wildcats
Ohio Division I Boys' Basketball: Northland Vikings (most recent Title for Columbus City Schools)
Ohio Division III Girls' Basketball: Africentric Lady Nubians

- City Center Mall Closes in Downtown Columbus and is eventually razed.
- South-Western City Schools FAIL a Levy in August. ALL Extracurricular Activities are halted District-wide until an Emergency Levy got passed in November.
- The Columbus Clippers move from Cooper Stadium in Franklinton to the Brand NEW Huntington Park in the Arena District, and become the AAA Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
- Hilliard Bradley High School opens in Hilliard, the third High School in the Hilliard City Schools District.
- Kathy A. Krendl becomes the first Female President of Otterbein CollegeUniversity.
- Bob Kendrick replaces Gabe Spiegel as the Evening Anchorman at WSYX ABC 6/WTTE Fox 28.

Album of the Year: ???, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Record of the Year: Don't Read This Letter, Plant & Krauss
Song of the Year: "Viva La Vida", Coldplay
Best New Artist: Adele

Best Play: God of Carnage
Best Musical: Billy Elliot
Best Play Revival: The Norman Conquests
Best Musical Revival: Hair

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Actor:
Best Actress: Kate Winslet, The Reader
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (Posthumously), The Dark Knight
Best Supporting Actress:
Best Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Song: "Jai Ho", Slumdog Millionaire

Best Comedy Series: 30 Rock (NBC)
Best Actor, Comedy: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)
Best Actress, Comedy: Toni Collette, The United States of Tara (Showtime)
Best Supporting Actor, Comedy: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men (CBS)
Best Supporting Actress, Comedy: Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies (ABC)
Best Drama Series: Mad Men (AMC)
Best Actor, Drama: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Best Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, Damages (F/X)
Best Supporting Actor, Drama: Michael Emerson, Lost (ABC)
Best Supporting Actress, Drama: Cherry Jones, 24 (Fox)
Best Daytime Soap: The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Best Actor, Daytime: Christian LeBlanc, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Best Actress, Daytime: Susan Haskell, One Life to Live (ABC)
Best Supporting Actor, Daytime (TIE): Jeff Branson, Guiding Light (CBS) & Vincent Irizarry, All My Children (ABC)
Best Supporting Actress, Daytime: Tamara Braun, Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Best Younger Actor, Daytime: Darin Brooks, Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Best Younger Actress, Daytime: Julie Marie Berman, General Hospital (ABC)
Best Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Best Reality/Competition Program: The Amazing Race (CBS)
Best Made for TV Movie: Grey Gardens (HBO)
Best Miniseries: Little Dorrit - Masterpiece (PBS)
Best Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Brendon Gleeson, Into the Storm (HBO)
Best Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens (HBO)
Best Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Ken Howard, Grey Gardens (HBO)
Best Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Shohreh Aghdashloo, House of Saddam (HBO)