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Friday 2 January 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zohra Dati . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bionic Heart or CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Starring: Keiji Fujiwara

Country: Japan

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zohra Dati: Daughter of french ex-Minister Rachida Dati.
See other famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A Swedish charter aircraft carrying 150 passengers touches down at Baghdad International Airport, becoming the first European commercial flight to land there since 1990. (AFP via Google News)
  • 2008 SLA Northern offensive: The Sri Lankan Army captures the Tamil Tigers' ''de facto'' capital of Kilinochchi. (BBC)
  • Ethiopia withdraws its military forces from Somalia after two years of helping the Transitional Federal Government combat insurgents. (BBC)
  • Luis Fortuño is sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico. (AP)

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Sport Games on 2 January 2009

Liga I
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  • Academica - Leixoes : 0 - 0
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Books

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

The Hour I First Believed

By: Wally Lamb

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School.

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Why We Suck

By: Denis Leary

The New York Times bestseller One of America’s most original and biting comic satirists, Denis Leary takes on all the poseurs, politicians, and pop culture icons who have sucked in public

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American Lion

By: Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

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Cross Country

By: James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered-to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Breed: Evolution

Alien Breed: Evolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Isometric shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Bionic Heart

Bionic Heart

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: Winter Wolves

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Horror / beat 'em up

Publisher: 505 Games

CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA), Microsoft Windows (Direct2Drive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation

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