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Wednesday 12 August 2009

2009-08-12

It was Wednesday, 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

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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 12 August 2009 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Les Paul: American musician, a jazz guitarist and electric guitar's designer.
Facts:
  • At a meeting in Caracas, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sign agreements expanding trade between their two countries. (MercoPress)
  • It is discovered that the Killer Whale creates and visits 'social clubs'. (BBC)
  • Yemeni troops, backed by tanks and fighter aircraft, launch a major offensive on the stronghold of Shia fighters in northern Yemen. (Al Jazeera)
  • Thirty people are killed in Warrap state in southern Sudan, in a resurgence of the nomadic conflicts. (IOL)
  • Russia's navy is deployed to find the , a missing ship reportedly hijacked three weeks ago in the Baltic Sea. (BBC News)

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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 ?

Altitude

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Nimbly Games

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Arcana Heart 3

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: NA Aksys Games; EU NIS America (LOVE MAX!!!!! version)

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Battle Tanks

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Multidirectional shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

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Creeper World

Platform: Mac OS X, Windows, Linux

Genre: Tower defense, Real-time strategy

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports, party

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