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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. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AI War: Fleet Command or Alive 4-Ever.
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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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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

Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 2009 ?

  • 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:
See famous people born on 06 January
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).
  • 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Arctic Drift

By: Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

The #1 New York Times bestselling author once again brings to life the heroism and guts that have made Dirk Pitt a legend in the world of adventure…A potential breakthrough discovery

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A Mercy

By: Toni Morrison

National BestsellerOne of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearIn the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy.

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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By: Patricia Cornwell

View our feature on Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta.From America’s #1 bestselling crime writers comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AI War: Fleet Command

AI War: Fleet Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Arcen Games


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

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Boom Blox Bash Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle, party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Exkee

Alive 4-Ever

Alive 4-Ever

Platform: iOS

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