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Thursday 8 January 2009

2009-01-08

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Mary and Max, directed by Adam Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling 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 ?

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana

Country: United States

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

There Will Be Brawl

Written by: Zach Grafton

Starring: Matt Key, Matthew Mercer, Paul Duraso, Tony Rago

Country: United States

Victorian Farm

Starring: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom

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Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom

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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom

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Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In Los Angeles, California, the Critics' Choice Awards are announced. Best picture: Slumdog Millionaire
  • The United States Congress certifies the results of the 2008 presidential election, confirming Barack Obama as President-elect. (Fox News)
  • Pakistan confirms that Ajmal Amir, the last surviving participant in the 2008 terrorist attacks on Mumbai, India, is a Pakistani citizen, but dismisses National Security Advisor Mahmud Ali Durrani for making the admission. (CNN-IBN)
  • 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict:
  • Several rockets fired from Lebanon strike the Israeli city of Nahariya. Hezbollah denies responsibility for the attack. (Sky News)

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Books

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

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Angry Birds

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo Clickgamer (iOS and PSP versions) Rovio Mobile

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Capcom Platinum Hits Triple Pack

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Capcom

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CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA), Microsoft Windows (Direct2Drive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Cogs

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Linux, Android, PlayStation Home via PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle

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