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Sunday 17 October 2010

2010-10-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars. Ip Man, directed by Wilson Yip, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson 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 ?

Ip Man

Directed by: Wilson Yip

Starring: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan

Country: United States

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Red

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Starring: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Directed by: Anna Boden

Starring: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts

Country: United States

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The Social Network

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake

Country: United States

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Easy A

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ghost Finders

Starring: Rob Thompson, Heather Bordelean, James O'Hora, Amy Sturdevant

Country: United States

Elvira's Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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JonTron

Written by: Jon Jafari

Starring: Jon Jafari, Jacques

Country: United States

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • At least 33 people are killed and 50 others are injured during violence in Karachi as a by-election approaches. (UPI)
  • 15 people are killed in target killing in Quetta, Pakistan. (Xinhua)
  • Yemen begins a ground and air campaign against al-Qaeda forces, killing at least 6 Western embassies in Yemen go on high security alert. (CNN)
  • 70 films from 23 countries and territorries will be shown during the first Vietnam International Film Festival opening in Hanoi. (Vietnamnet)
  • Rare German stamps featuring film star Audrey Hepburn smoking fetch €430,000 at a charity auction in Berlin. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1124
  • Time: A member of the Ohio Defense Force, a private militia
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11452

Books

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

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet

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Fall of Giants

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Don'T Blink

By: James Patterson and Howard Roughan

The goodNew York's Lombardo's Steak House is famous for three reasons--the menu, the clientele, and now, the gruesome murder of an infamous mob lawyer. Effortlessly, the assassin slips through the police's fingers, and his absence sparks a blaze of accusations ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to the Future: The Game

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Wii Xbox 360 Xbox One iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Telltale Games

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Brunswick Zone Cosmic Bowling

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports (Bowling)

Publisher: Game Mill Entertainment

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Bub le Ball

Bub le Ball

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NAY GAMES

Disney Sing It: Party Hits

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Karaoke

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Michael Jackson: The Experience

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, iPad, PlayStation Vita, Mac OS X, iPad 2, iPhone

Genre: Music, rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft, Triumph International

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