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Wednesday 21 October 2009

2009-10-21

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 3 by Britney Spears. Nathan der Weise, directed by Manfred Noa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown 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 ?

Nathan der Weise

Directed by: Manfred Noa

Starring: Fritz Greiner, Carl de Vogt, Lia Eibenschtz

Country: United States

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Couples Retreat

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Country: United States

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Daybreakers

Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

Starring: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

Country: United States

MyDestination.TV

Country: United States

Archer

Written by: Adam Reed

Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Philadelphia Phillies win the 2009 National League Championship Series 4 games to 1 after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 10–4. (''New York Times'')
  • A report on the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, ''Fruitadens haagarorum'', measuring around 70cm long, is published in the ''Proceedings of the Royal Society''. (''The Daily Telegraph'')
  • After 10 hours, a man armed with a rifle and wearing military camouflage holding 8 people hostage in downtown Edmonton, Canada during the 2009 Workers Compensation Board of Alberta Hostage crisis surrenders peacefully to the Edmonton Police Service (CTV Edmonton)
  • Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev appoints former mayor of Bishkek, Daniar Usenov, as the new Prime Minister following the resignation of his predecessor, Igor Chudinov. (Reuters)
  • President of the Marshall Islands Litokwa Tomeing is ousted in the country's first successful vote of no confidence. Ruben Zackhras is appointed acting president until a new election on October 23, 2009. (''Yokwe'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: An illustration of "401(k)" sinking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11293
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1071

Books

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

The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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Have a Little Faith

By: Mitch Albom

Now including a new chapter for the paperback edition. "A masterpiece."--Publishers Weekly "In the beginning there was a question. 'Will you do my eulogy' As is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor.

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Arguing With Idiots

By: Glenn Beck

#1 New York Times bestselling author and radio and tv host Glenn Beck's ultimate handbook for tackling and winning life’s most important arguments.FUNNY. FRIGHTENING. TRUE. It happens to all of us: You're minding your own business, when some idiot informs ...

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The Associate

By: John Grisham

Kyle McAvoy possesses an outstanding legal mind. Good-looking and affable, he has a glittering future. He also has a dark secret that could destroy his dreams, his career, even his life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Afro Samurai

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action,[1] hack and slash

Publisher: Surge

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Alive 4-Ever

Alive 4-Ever

Platform: iOS

Battle Poker

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Left Field Productions

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Borderlands

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, first-person shooter

Publisher: 2K Games

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Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Psychological horror

Publisher: EU 505 Games; NA Aspyr; JP Zoo Corporation

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