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Monday 12 January 2009

2009-01-12

It was Monday, 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 Just Dance by Lady GaGa. Bronson, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Twilight 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 ?

Bronson

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews

Country: United States

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(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 12 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Arne Naess: Norwegian philosopher (Born 1912).
  • Claude Berri: French film director, producer and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors- Producers, one of the most influential man in the French movie business from the early '90s.
Facts:
  • Flooding caused by Tropical Depression 04F kills eight people and displaces more than 6,000 in Fiji. (AP)
  • Urban warfare begins between Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas militants as the former push further into Gaza City. (Sky News)
  • The Indonesian ferry MV ''Teratai Prima'' capsizes and sinks off Sulawesi, Indonesia, killing more than 230 people. (MSNBC)
  • Iraqi Security Forces announce that they have captured Tha'ir Kadhim Sraiwi, the alleged leader of Salafi terrorist group Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1029
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 1943

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bionic Heart

Bionic Heart

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: Winter Wolves

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Championship Manager 2009 Express

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (Initial) Sega (Online services: 2013-)

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