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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 Wave by Susan Casey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Elvira's Movie Macabre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc or DJMAX Technika 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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 ?

Elvira's Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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The Squad: Prison Police

Country: United States

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Aerial America

Starring: Jim Conrad

Country: United States

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Through the Wormhole

Starring: Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 2010 ?

  • 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:
  • 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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Sport Games on 2 October 2010

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Parma - Milan : 0 - 1
  • Udinese - Cesena : 1 - 0
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Kortrijk - Eupen : 3 - 1
  • Lierse - Cercle Brugge : 0 - 1
  • Lokeren - Germinal : 1 - 0
  • St Truiden - Westerlo : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 October 2010
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - FC Koln : 3 - 2
  • Hamburg - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
  • Mainz - Hoffenheim : 4 - 2
  • M'gladbach - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 2 October 2010
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Greuther Furth : 0 - 2
  • Osnabruck - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 2 October 2010

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

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


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

The Wave

By: Susan Casey

A New York Times Notable Book A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year In her astonishing new book Susan Casey captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists

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By: Jonathan Franzen

#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage.

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By: Emma Donoghue

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

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Zero History

By: William Gibson

Hollis Henry is broke.Milgrim is owned.Garreth can’t be bought.And they all have something that global marketing magnate Hubertus Bigend needs/wants, as he finds himself outmaneuvered and adrift, after a Department of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens vs. Predator

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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BlayzBloo: Super Melee Brawlers Battle Royale

BlayzBloo: Super Melee Brawlers Battle Royale

Platform: Nintendo DSi

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Platform: PlayStation Portable iOS Android PlayStation Vita Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Murder mystery, action-adventure

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DJMAX Technika 2

DJMAX Technika 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW NIS America (PS3); WW Tecmo Koei (Vita)

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