2009 (MMIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 2009th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 9th year of the 3rd millennium, the 9th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2000s decade.
Real World Events
- Actress Helen Horton passes away.
- Actor Steven Gilborn passes away.
- The comic Free Comic Book Day: Aliens/Predator, containing the short stories Aliens and Predator, is released.
- Issue #1 of the comic series Aliens: More Than Human is released.
- Aliens Day 2009.
- Issue #1 of the comic series Predator: Prey to the Heavens is released.
- Screenwriter Dan O'Bannon passes away.