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Wednesday 5 August 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Are You There by Chelsea Handler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The WiseGuys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alive 4-Ever or Company of Heroes Online.
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 ?

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States

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Julie & Julia

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman

Country: United States

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The Ugly Truth

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jaume Balaguer

Starring: Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The WiseGuys

Starring: J. Anthony McCarthy, Steve Sabo

Country: United States

SMBC Theater

Starring: James Ashby, John-Paul Nickel, Zach Weiner, Jon M. Brence

Country: United States

Video Games AWESOME!

Written by: Fraser Agar

Starring: Fraser Agar, Ben Taylor, Becky Blow, Baby Hank

Country: Canada

Whose Line Brazil

Starring: Chico Flávio, Gustavo Goulart, Fábio Güeré, Talita Olivieri

Country: Brazil

Film Riot

Starring: Ryan Connolly, Josh Connolly, Timmy Allen, Arris Quinones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2009 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Budd Schulberg: American author screenwriter and producer (d. 2009).
  • The 40th Pacific Islands Forum leaders' meeting opens in Cairns, Australia. (RNZI)
  • The funeral of Corazon Aquino, the first female President of an Asian country and the Philippines, takes place in the Philippines. (CNN)
  • Brazilian President Lula da Silva says his country is “now advising the International Monetary Fund, IMF”. (MercoPress)
  • Iraq's government announces that all Bremer walls will be removed from Baghdad within forty days. (BBC)
  • 11 men drown when a boat sinks on the Nile near Khartoum, Sudan. (IOL)

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

Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Horse Soldiers

By: Doug Stanton

From the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way comes a true-life story of American soldiers overcoming great odds to achieve a stunning military victory.Horse

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Dead and Gone

By: Charlaine Harris

In the ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series, the werewolves and shifters come out of the closet and throw the small town of Bon Temps into a tailspin...Except

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2XL ATV Offroad

2XL ATV Offroad

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

AC-130: Operation Devastation

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: ValuSoft

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Alive 4-Ever

Alive 4-Ever

Platform: iOS

The Book of Unwritten Tales

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: HMH Interactive (EU) & Lace Mamba (Sleeve release EU), Crimson Cow (As Part of Collection EU), The Adventure Company (NA, Budget re-release EU)

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Company of Heroes Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMO RTS

Publisher: THQ Shanda Windysoft

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