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Friday 21 October 2011

2011-10-21

It was Friday, 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. In Time, directed by Andrew Niccol, 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 ?

In Time

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy

Country: United States

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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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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 21 October 2011 ?

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:
  • Libyan civil war:
  • Mutassim Gaddafi is killed in an extrajudicial killing ( Daily Mail)
  • NATO commander James G. Stavridis announces that NATO plans to conclude its Libyan military intervention, Operation Unified Protector, on October 31. (AFP via Google News)
  • Iraq War:
  • The President of the United States, Barack Obama, announces a plan to withdraw all of the remaining American military forces from Iraq by the end of 2011. (CBS News)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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 ?

Akane the Kunoichi

Akane the Kunoichi

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone, iOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Haruneko

Aliens Infestation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: 2D Side-scrolling

Publisher: Sega

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CastleMiner

CastleMiner

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG)

Genre: Open world

Publisher: DigitalDNA Games

Cities XL 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City simulator

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

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