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Tuesday 6 January 2009, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Moon, directed by Duncan Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Gate House by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Archibald's Adventures or Campfire Legends – The Hookman.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States

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An Education

Directed by: Lone Scherfig

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos

Starring: Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh

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He's Just Not That Into You

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States

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Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

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Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

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The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

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Tita Tovenaar

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ron Asheton: American guitarist songwriter and actor (The Stooges Destroy All Monsters The New Order and New Race) (d. 2009).
  • John Scott Martin: English actor (Born 1926).
Facts:
  • United States President-elect Barack Obama offers CNN medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta the position of Surgeon General. (''Washington Post'')
  • Russia's Gazprom alleges that Ukraine has blocked three key gas pipelines to Europe, making natural gas delivery there impossible. (Reuters)
  • Israeli artillery strikes near a United Nations school in Gaza City, killing at least 40 people. (CNN)
  • Kathmandu University students protest against the Nepali government's decision to replace Indian head priests at Pashupatinath Temple with Nepalis. (CNN-IBN)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  4. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  5. Trading Places - Usher
  6. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  7. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  8. Put It On Ya - Plies Featuring Chris J
  9. Playa Cardz Right - Keyshia Cole Featuring 2Pac
  10. T.I. - Whatever You Like
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  3. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  5. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
  6. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
  7. Inolvidable - Reik
  8. Espero - Grupo Montez de Durango
  9. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  10. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical

Books

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

The Gate House

By: Nelson DeMille

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast. When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360)

Genre: Action

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Ashes Cricket 2009

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, Cricket

Publisher: Codemasters (UK), Namco Bandai Partners (AUS)

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Archibald's Adventures

Platform: iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Palm OS, PlayStation Portable, PSP, PS3

Genre: Action puzzle game

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Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – Director's Cut

Platform: Wii; Nintendo DS; iOS; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Android; Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (Wii, Nintendo DS) Revolution Software (Mac OS X, iOS, Android) Kalypso Media (Windows)

Campfire Legends – The Hookman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Hidden Object Adventure

Publisher: GameHouse (RealNetworks)

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Fireproof

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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Religulous

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Miss March

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Extract

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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