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Sunday 24 October 2010

2010-10-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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 Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book One by Rick Riordan 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 24 October 2010 ?

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
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Six killed in shooting rampage inside militia outpost in Palid, Ipil town, in the Zamboanga Sibugay province of the South Philippines. (''Xinhua'' via PLA)
  • South Korea and the United States cancel a joint naval drill against North Korea in the Yellow Sea, citing its previous anti-submarine training -- held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 -- and a desire ampquotnot to irritate neighboring countriesampquot ahead of the upcoming 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. (Xinhua)
  • Despite the law enforcement agencies being on alert in Karachi city of Pakistan, four more people are killed in the Agra Taj Colony, Kausar Niazi Colony. (''dawn'')
  • Somali pirates attack and seize two ships in the Indian Ocean. (AFP via Google News)
  • Bang-Bang Club photographer Joao Silva is injured when treading on a mine while working near Arghandab, Afghanistan. (''The Observer'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11251126
  • Time: An RV in Albuquerque, N.M.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11454

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book One

By: Rick Riordan

Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness ...

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American Assassin

By: Vince Flynn

#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn introduces the young Mitch Rapp on his first assignment, a mission of vengeance that made him a CIA superagent.Two

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Java ME

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

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Blacklight: Tango Down

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Platform: Mobile, iPhone, iPod Touch

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Gameloft

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Dementium II

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows[1] OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: JP Intergrow

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Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Platformer, adventure, action

Publisher: Cosmonaut Games


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