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Friday 9 January 2009

It was Friday, 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. Mary and Max, directed by Adam Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Host by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthday Party Bash or Company of Heroes Online.
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 ?

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

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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Art Race

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 2009 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 09 January
Famous Deaths:
  • The Iranian-chartered wheat-carrying vessel MV ''Desire'' is released with 25 crew members unharmed. (Xinhua)
  • Rob Gauntlett, the youngest Briton to have climbed Mount Everest died whilst climbing in the French Alps
  • Israel and Hamas ignore the United Nations Security Council's call for a ceasefire in the conflict in the Gaza Strip. (UNNewsCentre)
  • India faces a major shortage of petroleum products as a strike by employees of the Indian Oil Corporation and 14 other PSUs enters its third day. (CNN-IBN)
  • The House of Representatives of the U.S. state of Illinois votes 114–1 to impeach embattled Governor Rod Blagojevich. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 9 January 2009

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Clermont : 2 - 1
  • Brest - Guingamp : 1 - 1
  • Montpellier - Tours : 1 - 1
  • Vannes - Nimes : 1 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Reading - Watford : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 January 2009

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1029
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2009


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

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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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birthday Party Bash

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: 2K Play

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Asphalt 5

Asphalt 5

Platform: iOS, Palm Pre, Android, Symbian^3, Bada, Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Company of Heroes Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMO RTS

Publisher: THQ Shanda Windysoft

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Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

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