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Wednesday 21 January 2009

2009-01-21

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 21 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Veatrice Rice: Security guard, television personality on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Born 1949).
Facts:
  • The U.S. Senate endorses former New York Senator and former first lady Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
  • Toyota surpasses General Motors to become the world's largest automaker. (Reuters)
  • BHP Billiton announces it will cut 6,000 jobs worldwide, including 3,300 in Australia. (ABC News Australia)
  • United States President Barack Obama halts the trials of detainees at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp. (Reuters)
  • Despite a ceasefire in its conflict with Israel, Hamas fires eight mortar shells into the country. (Haaretz)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 21 January 2009 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A brick wall and barbed wire fence holding in a blue Star of David. Photo-Illustration for TIME with
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1030
  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Platforming

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Chocolatier: Decadence by Design

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS

Genre: Business simulation, strategy

Publisher: PlayFirst

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Codename: Panzers - Cold War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari

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Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation

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