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Saturday 8 August 2009

It was Saturday, 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. District 9, directed by Neill Blomkamp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Doomsday Key by James Rollins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The WiseGuys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer or Anno 1404.
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 ?

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

Movies

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

District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope

Country: United States

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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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Orphan

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Typhoon Morakot makes landfall in Taiwan, and almost the entire southern region of Taiwan is flooded by record-breaking rainfall.
  • One of Southeast Asia's most wanted terror suspects, Noordin Mohammed Top, is allegedly killed after a 16 hour siege at a house in Java, Indonesia. (Al Jazeera)
  • The second hearing in the trial of Iranian election protesters resumes. (Press TV)
  • A small plane and a tour helicopter collide over the Hudson River in the United States. (CNN)
  • A suicide bomber detonates a bomb outside the French embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania, wounding two. The attack is the first suicide bombing in Mauritania's history. (RFI)

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Sport Games on 8 August 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Cercle Brugge : 3 - 2
  • St Truiden - Charleroi : 0 - 0
  • Waregem - Genk : 2 - 2
  • Westerlo - Kortrijk : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 August 2009
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - FC Koln : 1 - 0
  • Hertha - Hannover : 1 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 August 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Paderborn : 3 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 August 2009
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Sochaux : 0 - 1
  • Grenoble - Marseille : 0 - 2
  • Le Mans - Lyon : 2 - 2
  • Monaco - Toulouse : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2009

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2009?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1059
  • Time: Close-up of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11275

Books

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

The Doomsday Key

By: James Rollins

James Rollins, the New York Times bestselling master of nail-biting suspense and historical mystery, combines cutting-edge biotechnology with a centuries-old secret in an apocalyptic story that reveals where humankind is truly headed The Doomsday KeyAt Princeton University, a famed geneticist ...

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Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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The Evolution Of God

By: Robert Wright

In this sweeping, dazzling journey through history, Robert Wright unveils a discovery of crucial importance to the present moment: there is a pattern in the evolution Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Challenge

AFL Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment Sony Computer Entertainment

BattleForge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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Anno 1404

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building, business simulation, real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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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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