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Saturday 24 October 2009

2009-10-24

It was Saturday, 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 24 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 October
Facts:
  • The number of US bank failures this year has topped more than 100 after US federal regulators shut down three small Florida banks. More US banks have now failed this year than in any year since 1992.
  • The International Day of Climate Action occurred worldwide in prelude to the United Nations Climate Change Conference of 2009, with over 5,400 actions to raise awareness of the assertion that 350 ppm is the maximum safe level of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, and call for mitigation of global warming before Earth reaches a climatological tipping point. (''CNN'')
  • Ten corpses with gunshot wounds thought to belong to a kidnapped Colombian football team are located in Venezuela. (''Latin American Herald Tribune'')
  • Pakistan reports re-gaining control of Kotkai, South Waziristan, birthplace of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud and also the hometown of the Taliban's master trainer of suicide bombers, Qari Hussain, after a week of fierce fighting with the Taliban. (BBC)
  • Morrissey, ex-frontman of The Smiths, is hospitalized after collapsing on stage while performing ampquotThis Charming Manampquot during his world tour. (Sky News)

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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. 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 ?

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Platform: Wii

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Aqua Moto Racing

Aqua Moto Racing

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Resolution Interactive

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Astro Boy: The Video Game

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action platform

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Codename: Panzers - Cold War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari

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