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Sunday 9 August 2009

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isaiah Hasselbeck . 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 Rocket Men by Craig Nelson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The WiseGuys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Hoops Basketball or Christmas Clix.
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 ?

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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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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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 9 August 2009 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Isaiah Hasselbeck: American child born to noted parents, television show host Elizabeth Hasselbeck and football player Tim Hasselbeck.
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  • South African opposition parties call on President Jacob Zuma to withdraw Sandile Ngcobo as Chief Justice because he failed to consult the opposition and Judicial Service Committee. (''The Times'')
  • Sri Lanka's governing coalition wins in Jaffna but suffers a surprise defeat in Vavuniya in the country's first post-war local elections. (AFP)
  • A million people are evacuated in southeastern China as Typhoon Morakot approaches. (AFP)
  • A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo and eastern Japan. (Reuters)
  • Tonga raises the death toll from the MV ''Princess Ashika'' sinking to 93. (''Matangi Tonga'')

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Sport Games on 9 August 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Lokeren : 2 - 0
  • Gent - Mechelen : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - M'gladbach : 3 - 3
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 August 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Augsburg : 3 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Duisburg : 1 - 2
  • Munich 1860 - Koblenz : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 August 2009
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Lens : 4 - 1
  • Lille - Lorient : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 9 August 2009

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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


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

Rocket Men

By: Craig Nelson

Read Craig Nelson's posts on the Penguin Blog. "Celebrates a bold era when voyaging beyond the Earth was deemed crucial to national security and pride."

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A Colossal Failure Of Common Sense

By: Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson

One of the biggest questions of the financial crisis has not been answered until now. What happened at Lehman Brothers and why was it allowed to fail, with aftershocks that

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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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The Apostle

By: Brad Thor

A new administration and a new approach to dealing with America’s enemies have left covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath without a job. But when American doctor Julia Gallo is kidnapped in Afghanistan, the terms of her ransom leave the president ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2XL Supercross

2XL Supercross

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Aqua Moto Racing

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Resolution Interactive

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Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Platform: iOS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports, arcade

Publisher: Skyworks Interactive

Christmas Clix

Christmas Clix

Platform: Macintosh, Wii, Windows

Publisher: JV Games (Wii)

Contra ReBirth

Contra ReBirth

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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