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Tuesday 18 October 2011

2011-10-18

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. Puss in Boots, directed by Chris Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis

Country: United States

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The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Shame

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale

Country: United States

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Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The B.S. of A. with Brian Sack

Starring: Lauren Adams, Anthony Atamanuik, Ben Rameaka

Country: United States

Girl Parts

Starring: Kelsey Robinson, Meagan Gordon, Corinne Becker, Melanie Molnar

Country: United States

Walking in Circles

Starring: Eric Radic, Adam Rady, Katie Wilson, Jonah Priour

Country: United States

Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights

Starring: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves

Country: United Kingdom

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas begin a major prisoner swap, in which the captured Israeli Army soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Hamas in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian and Israeli-Arab prisoners held in Israel, including 280 prisoners serving life sentences for planning and perpetrating terror attacks.
  • Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is killed in Sirte, with National Transitional Council forces taking control of the city, and ending the war.
  • Basque separatist militant organisation ETA declares an end to its 43-year campaign of political violence, which has killed over 800 people since 1968.
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 25 people are killed in the Syrian city of Homs after tanks and security troops open fire on anti-regime protesters. (Reuters)
  • Kenyan Army soldiers, supported by aerial forces, continue their advance into Somalia, approaching an al-Shabab-controlled town from the Kenyan border. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2011?

  • Time: Steve Jobs in his living room in 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11677
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11761177

Books

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

The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two

By: Rick Riordan

Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Shock Wave

By: John Sandford

The fifth Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John SandfordA billion-dollar superstore has its sights set on a small Minnesota river town for its next outlet.

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The Affair

By: Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREverything starts somewhere. For elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing, Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1000 Heroz

1000 Heroz

Platform: iOS

Genre: puzzle-platform game

Publisher: RedLynx

Army Corps of Hell

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square Enix

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Cart Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

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Chaos Rings Omega

Chaos Rings Omega

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Thor: Son of Asgard

Thor: Son of Asgard

Platform: iOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment


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