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Friday 23 October 2009

2009-10-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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

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 23 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At the end of their three-week synod in the Vatican, more than 200 African Roman Catholic bishops issue a 12-page document urging what they call corrupt political leaders on the continent to repent their sins or resign and criticising multinational companies who exploit and destroy the earth. (CBC)
  • Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, says that the Vatican is considering the possibility of converting the Lefebvrist group into a personal prelature. (Pakistan Christian TV)
  • A universal mobile phone charger that works with any handset is approved by the International Telecommunication Union. (BBC)
  • Jean Todt defeats Ari Vatanen in an election to become the new head of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, replacing former head Max Mosley, who held the position for 16 years. (BBC)
  • The UK GDP contracts by 0.4% between July and September, meaning that the United Kingdom has been contracting for 6 successive quarters for the first time since records were kept in 1955. (RTÉ)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1072
  • Time: An illustration of "401(k)" sinking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11293

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. The #1 New York Times bestseller that gives you the right answers when idiots leave ...

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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 ?

Archibald's Adventures

Platform: iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Palm OS, PlayStation Portable, PSP, PS3

Genre: Action puzzle game

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Bass Pro Shops: The Strike

Platform: Wii, Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: XS Games/Psyclone

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Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Innocent Grey

Crime Scene

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: EU Nobilis; NA SouthPeak Games

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