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Friday 1 October 2010

2010-10-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars. Ip Man, directed by Wilson Yip, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ip Man

Directed by: Wilson Yip

Starring: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan

Country: United States

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Red

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Starring: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Directed by: Anna Boden

Starring: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts

Country: United States

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The Social Network

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake

Country: United States

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Easy A

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Elvira's Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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JonTron

Written by: Jon Jafari

Starring: Jon Jafari, Jacques

Country: United States

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Ian Buxton: English footballer and cricketer (Born 1938).
Facts:
  • Rahm Emanuel resigns as US Chief of Staff.
  • In Abuja, two car bombs explode during Nigeria's 50th anniversary celebrations of its Independence from the British Empire, killing 12 and injuring 17. Militant rebel group MEND claims responsibility. (BBC)
  • Prominent video journalist Merajuddin is hospitalised in Srinagar after being severely beaten with a baton in his neck by Kashmir police. They also beat up his son and colleague in the latest police attack on the media there. (BBC)
  • Following the killing of 3 Pakistani soldiers by NATO, tankers carrying supplies for NATO troops based in Afghanistan are set alight in Shikarpur, Sindh, injuring no one. (Al Jazeera)
  • 6 sailors taken hostage off the coast of Cameroon on September 12 by the Africa Marine Commando are released. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1122
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - October, 2010

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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1022 Evergreen Place: A Cedar Cove Novel

By: Debbie Macomber

Dear Reader,Guess what? I'm falling in love! With Mack McAfee.My baby daughter, Noelle, and I have been living next door to Mack since the spring. I'm still a little wary about our relationship, because I haven't always made good decisions ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Frictional Games

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ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games[1] (European Union) Meridian 4[2] (North America)

Battlefield Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Neowiz Games

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Crisis in the Gulf

Crisis in the Gulf

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Strategy

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive


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