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Thursday 21 October 2010

2010-10-21

It was Thursday, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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 ?

The Unemployment of Danny London

Written by: Doug Cwiak

Starring: Danny Lippin, Sharon Swainson, Ernest Harden Jr., Teruko Nakajima

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2010 ?

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:
  • A bomb attack on a bus on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao kills at least seven people. (BBC)
  • Suspected Taliban militants kill an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier and five Afghan policeman in attacks in Afghanistan. (AFP)
  • Biochemist Nick Lane wins the Royal Society Science Book Prize for ''Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution''. (BBC)
  • French protests
  • France faces another day of strikes with a quarter of petrol stations not having any fuel. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: An RV in Albuquerque, N.M.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11454
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1124

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

A TOUGH REPORTER WHO LOVES HIS WORK . . . AND THE WOMAN HE WORKS FORAfter a dangerous assignment, magazine reporter Nick Daniels deserves to rest.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancient Trader

Platform: iOS, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 4Kids Games

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Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive

Digimon Story Lost Evolution

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing, simulation

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Diner Dash 5: BOOM!

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: PlayFirst, KatGames Big Splash Games LLC

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X-Men

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, iOS, Android

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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