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Friday 8 October 2010

It was Friday, 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 Big Short by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hard Drive 13. If you liked videogames you were probably playing And Yet It Moves or Dive: The Medes Islands Secret.
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 ?

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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Movies

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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Red

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Four miners were killed and another was seriously injured after a colliery collapsed in Xinjiang. A pit owned by Xinjiang Shenhua Tiandian Mining in Hutubi county in Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture caved in. (Global Times)
  • Several militants are killed in Khyber Agency when security forces targeted militant hideouts with gunship helicopters. (Dawn)
  • At least 16 people, including the governor of Kunduz province, Mohammad Omar, are killed in a bombing. (Voice of America)
  • German officials say that Islamic militants whose disclosures have triggered a Europe-wide terror alert, have links to the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks on the United States in 2001. (AP via Google News)
  • A Taiwanese ship initially believed to have been hijacked off the coast of Madagascar is later found safe. (Xinhua)

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Books

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

The Big Short

By: Michael Lewis

The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative

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Fall of Giants

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A

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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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Crimes Against Liberty

By: David Limbaugh

As Americans, liberty is an inalienable right that is granted to us by God, protected by the Constitution, and upheld by our government.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

And Yet It Moves

And Yet It Moves

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, WiiWare, Onlive

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Broken Rules

Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

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Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Platformer, adventure, action

Publisher: Cosmonaut Games

Dogfight 1951

Dogfight 1951

Platform: iOS

Genre: Aeroplane dog-fighting


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