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Saturday 2 October 2010

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. 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 Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Elvira's Movie Macabre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clash of the Titans or DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A British soldier has been killed in an explosion while on patrol in Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province in Afghanistan. (Google via AP)
  • 3 drone strikes kill 18 people in the Data Khel area of North Waziristan in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Area as the government continues to block a NATO supply route into Afghanistan, bringing the numbers of militant and civilian deaths to at least 150. (BBC)
  • Iran arrests several people suspected of spying for foreign intelligence services on its nuclear facilities. (''The Observer'')
  • 2010 strikes in France: Millions of people demonstrate on the streets of France for a third day in more than 200 protests against President Nicolas Sarkozy's plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62. (Reuters)
  • A four-story residential building under construction collapsed Saturday morning in Chang'an District of Xi'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, killing eight workers and injuring three. (China Daily)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1122
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - October, 2010

Books

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

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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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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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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1022 Evergreen Place: A Cedar Cove Novel

By: Debbie Macomber

Dear Reader,Guess what? I'm falling in love! With Mack McAfee.My baby daughter, Noelle, and I have been living next door to Mack since the spring. I'm still a little wary about our relationship, because I haven't always made good decisions ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Body and Brain Connection

Platform: Xbox 360 (Kinect)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Clash of the Titans

Platform: BlackBerry, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Glu Games (BlackBerry)

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DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

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Battle of the Immortals

Battle of the Immortals

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: TR Joygame; CN Beijing Perfect World; NA Perfect World Entertainment; SK Nexon; VN Vinagame


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