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Saturday 24 January 2009

2009-01-24

It was Saturday, 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. Taken, directed by Pierre Morel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 January 2009 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Taken

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen

Country: United States

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The Gestapo's Last Orgy

Directed by: Cesare Canevari

Starring: Adriano Micantoni, Daniela Poggi, Maristella Greco

Country: United States

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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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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 24 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The storm Klaus makes landfall near Bordeaux, France. It subsequently would cause 26 deaths as well as extensive disruptions to public transport and power supplies.
  • Pope Benedict XVI rescinds the excommunications of four bishops consecrated in 1988 by French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. (AP via Google News)
  • A suicide car bomb targeting African Union peacekeepers kills 14 civilians in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)
  • A European windstorm across France and Spain kills 15 people with hurricane-force winds. (BBC)
  • An avalanche in the Scottish Highlands kills three mountain climbers. (RTÉ)

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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 24 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?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1031
  • 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

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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Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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The Bigs 2

Platform: Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 Wii PlayStation Portable Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports Baseball

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Bit Boy!!

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Bplus; EU Bplus

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Creeper World

Platform: Mac OS X, Windows, Linux

Genre: Tower defense, Real-time strategy

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Dragonball Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Tell the world why 24 January 2009 is such a special date for you!