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Monday 10 August 2009

2009-08-10

It was Monday, 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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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 10 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Facts:
  • Twenty people are killed in Handlova, Trencin Region, in the deadliest mining disaster in Slovakia's history.
  • In an open letter four South African opposition leaders accuse President Jacob Zuma of abuse of power after his naming of Sandile Ngcobo as Chief Justice. The office of President Jacob Zuma responds by saying there was ampquotnothing unconstitutionalampquot in Zuma's action. (IOL)
  • The UNASUR summit opens in Quito to discuss issues such as Venezuela's “ethics responsibility” clause, Colombian military bases and the Honduras crisis. (MercoPress)
  • At the funeral of Vice-President Joseph Msika, President Robert Mugabe lashes out at ampquotracistampquot western countries, saying ampquotZimbabwe need not be tied to any one corner of the world, least of all, to a corner of former imperialist and racist colonisersampquot. (IOL)
  • During a tour of Africa, Hillary Rodham Clinton, the United States Secretary of State, attacks a Congolese university student for asking about the opinion of her husband Bill Jefferson Clinton. (''The Guardian'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: President Barack Obama wearing a doctor's white coat
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11276
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1059

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 ?

The Book of Unwritten Tales

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: HMH Interactive (EU) & Lace Mamba (Sleeve release EU), Crimson Cow (As Part of Collection EU), The Adventure Company (NA, Budget re-release EU)

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Art Style: BOXLIFE

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Horror / beat 'em up

Publisher: 505 Games

Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

Platform: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Nintendo Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Activision

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