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Wednesday 26 October 2011

2011-10-26

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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 26 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Solomon Brown: American child born to parents seen on a reality television show on polygamous families, Kody Brown and his fourth wife Robyn.
See other famous people born on 26 October
Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 17 people are reported dead in Syria, as fighting continues between the government and opposition groups. (CNN)
  • A bomb hidden in a fuel truck kills at least 5 people and injures 45 in Afghanistan's Parwan province. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • Indian superhero film ''Ra.One'', the most expensive Bollywood film to date, is released to coincide with the Hindu festival of Diwali. (BBC)
  • A coroner finds that the death of British soul singer Amy Winehouse in July was caused by alcohol poisoning. (AP via ''The Australian'')
  • The composite-bodied Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes its first commercial flight with All Nippon Airways, flying between Tokyo and Hong Kong. (BBC)

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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 ?

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Symbian^3

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft, Gameloft (iOS, Android)

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Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: JP Aquaplus; NA Atlus USA

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Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

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Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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