Art Bell hosted Part I of his Annual Predictions Show, with callers sharing one event they see coming in 2009. Here are some of the predictions Coast listeners made for 2009:
- Martial law will be declared in some cities, said Brian from Portland.
- Jason in Nevada predicted that a nuclear device will go off in the Saudi oil fields.
- Keith in Ontario said 2009 will be the 'Year of the Homicide,' with the rate of murder spiking in the United States due to the dire economic circumstances.
- 'The Max' in Pueblo said that on 9/15/09 a global or nationwide pandemic would be unleashed by the US govt. as a form of population control.
- One caller predicted inflation would rise by 15% by the 4th quarter.
- Robin in Toronto sees major flooding in the Southern U.S.
- Tim from Salem, Ore. foresees life outside our solar system being discovered by either NASA or SETI.
- A cocker spaniel will be the White House first dog stated one listener.
- A high profile person will be involved in an accident related to a tire, declared Greg.
- Before the end of April, there'll be a bloodbath at the Mexico/Arizona border, serving as a catalyst for troops to be brought in, a listener suggested.
- Paul believes there'll be earth movement on the SW coast of Australia.
- California will shake from a quake centered around Orange County, said Sam from Calabasas.
- Valerie in Oklahoma City predicts a fire at an American-owned hotel, with a high loss of life but also miracle rescues.
- George Noory will marry in 2009, declared one caller.
Art also reviewed callers' predictions made for 2008. Here are some of the hits and misses.
- Dow falls below 11,000.
- The US economy hits a wall mid-year.
- A major train wreck will occur.
- Silver goes over $20 an ounce.
- California runs out of money.
- More high school shootings.
- US & China go to war.
- Air Force One disappears.
- Zahi Hawass steps down.
- A quake hits California on June 21st.
- Mount Etna explodes.
- US boycotts the Olympics.
- Gore jumps into the race.
- Peace in the Middle East.
- US & Canada combine currency.