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Friday 16 January 2009

2009-01-16

It was Friday, 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. Moon, directed by Duncan Jones, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott

Country: United States

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The Battle of the Somme

Starring: Nils Olaf Chrisander, Aud Egede Nissen

Country: United States

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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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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 16 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Joe Erskine: American boxer and long distance runner (Born 1930).
  • John Mortimer: British barrister, screenwriter and author.
  • Andrew Wyeth: American watercolor and tempera artist, from a noted family, the son of illustrator N.C.
Facts:
  • Bank of America is rescued by the U.S. government with a US$20 billion bailout and a guarantee for almost $100 billion of potential losses on toxic assets.
  • The US government issues a ban on import of ancient coins of China earlier than 907, without provenances.
  • Poodism is founded as a religion
  • Panama officially recognizes Kosovo. (Panama Ministry For Foreign Affairs)
  • Computer worm Conficker infects more than eight million Microsoft Windows-based personal computers. (CNN)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1030
  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1029

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 ?

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Boom Blox Bash Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle, party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Comet Crash

Comet Crash

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Tower defense

Publisher: Pelfast

Dragonball Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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