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Sunday 9 November 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Quantum of Solace, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while My Stroke Of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Um Mundo Catita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Schools Quiz or Chronotron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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Great Performances

Written by: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban

Starring: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Country: United States

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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 2008 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
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  • A total of €750 million of cocaine is seized off the coast of Ireland, in the largest such seizure in the country's history. (''The Sunday Business Post'')
  • The Latvian government effectively nationalizes the country's second-largest bank, Parex, acquiring a controlling 51% stake for the symbolic sum of just two lati. (Reuters)
  • The owner of the Haitian school that collapsed is arrested on charges of involuntary manslaughter. (UPI)
  • An accident aboard K-152 ''Nerpa'', a nuclear-powered Russian Navy submarine doing a test run in the Sea of Japan, kills more than 20 people. (Al Jazeera)
  • An anti-police riot in Shenzhen, China involving 400 people, takes place after a police official threw a walkie-talkie at a motorcyclist causing his death. (AFP via Yahoo! News)

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Sport Games on 9 November 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Catania - Cagliari : 2 - 1
  • Chievo - Juventus : 0 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Atalanta : 2 - 1
  • Genoa - Reggina : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 November 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Club Brugge : 2 - 2
  • Germinal - Standard : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 9 November 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
  • Hertha - Hoffenheim : 1 - 0
  • Schalke 04 - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 9 November 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Ahlen : 0 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Osnabruck : 2 - 2
  • Mainz - Ingolstadt : 0 - 3
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 2008?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11024
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1019
  • Time: Contour/Getty. Photo of the Diebold AccuVote-TS electronic voting machine. Inset: Callie Shell/Auror


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

My Stroke Of Insight

By: Jill Bolte Taylor

The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced

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The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

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By: Jonathan Kellerman

When it comes to writing deftly layered, tightly coiled novels of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman reigns supreme as “master of the psychological thriller” (People).

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Heat Lightning

By: John Sandford

A killer is leaving a puzzling calling card in the mouths of his victims. And in the middle of a steamy Minnesota summer, Virgil Flowers of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Educational

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe



Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Puzzle, Platformer

Publisher: Scarybug Games[1]

Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Civilization IV: Colonization

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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