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Sunday 9 August 2009

2009-08-09

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. District 9, directed by Neill Blomkamp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer 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 ?

District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope

Country: United States

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States

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Julie & Julia

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina

Country: United States

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Orphan

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman

Country: United States

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The Ugly Truth

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The WiseGuys

Starring: J. Anthony McCarthy, Steve Sabo

Country: United States

SMBC Theater

Starring: James Ashby, John-Paul Nickel, Zach Weiner, Jon M. Brence

Country: United States

Film Riot

Starring: Ryan Connolly, Josh Connolly, Timmy Allen, Arris Quinones

Country: United States

We're Alive

Starring: Jim Gleason, Nate Geez, Elisa Eliot, Claire Dodin

Country: United States

Nemesis

Starring: Xiomara Cintron

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Isaiah Hasselbeck: American child born to noted parents, television show host Elizabeth Hasselbeck and football player Tim Hasselbeck.
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Facts:
  • South African opposition parties call on President Jacob Zuma to withdraw Sandile Ngcobo as Chief Justice because he failed to consult the opposition and Judicial Service Committee. (''The Times'')
  • Sri Lanka's governing coalition wins in Jaffna but suffers a surprise defeat in Vavuniya in the country's first post-war local elections. (AFP)
  • A million people are evacuated in southeastern China as Typhoon Morakot approaches. (AFP)
  • A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo and eastern Japan. (Reuters)
  • Tonga raises the death toll from the MV ''Princess Ashika'' sinking to 93. (''Matangi Tonga'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2009?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1059
  • Time: Close-up of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11275

Books

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

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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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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The Defector

By: Daniel Silva

In Moscow Rules Gabriel Allon went up against the sadisitc Ivan Kharkov. Now he must outsmart him once and for all in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Daniel Silva.Grigori

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Best Friends Forever

By: Jennifer Weiner

From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner comes "a smart, witty fairy tale for grownups" (Maureen Corrigan, NPR).Addie Downs and Valerie Adler will be best friends forever.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Inscursion

Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Inscursion

Platform: iOS

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai

Amagami

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy, Harem

Publisher: Enterbrain

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Anno: Create a New World

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: City-building, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Battlefield Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: EU Aeria Games

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena

Platform: Mac OS X, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Atari

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