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Wednesday 19 August 2009

2009-08-19

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. Inglourious Basterds, directed by Quentin Tarantino, 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 ?

Inglourious Basterds

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

MacKenzie Falls

Starring: Will Georges, Leslie-Anne Huff, Ashley Jackson, DeVaughn Nixon

Country: United States

Somethin' Suave' Theater

Starring: Tim Caldwell, Iabou Windimere, Sheila Mudd Baker, Aaron Elsaesser

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Don Hewitt: television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (Born 1922).
Facts:
  • A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
  • Seven car bombs are detonated in Baghdad, killing at least 95, and wounding nearly 600. (The Times)
  • Sierra Leone's annual rains kill 15 people and displace hundreds of others. (IOL)
  • The United States and Switzerland sign an agreement designed to end a tax evasion dispute surrounding UBS U.S. customers. (BBC)
  • Spanish police capture two suspected members, Aitzol Etxaburu and Andoni Sarasola, of the Basque-region separatist group ETA. (CNN)

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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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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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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 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arc Rise Fantasia

Platform: Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Ignition Entertainment

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Battlefield Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: EU Aeria Games

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Blue Defense!

Blue Defense!

Platform: iOS

C.O.R.E.

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Shooter game Action game

Publisher: Graffiti Entertainment

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Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation

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