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Monday 12 October 2009

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Down by Jay Sean. The Road, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 30 for 30. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 1943 or Brave: Shaman's Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Country: United States

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Couples Retreat

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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Daybreakers

Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Zombieland

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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InuYasha: The Final Act

Starring: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, Kôji Tsujitani

Country: Japan

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Archer

Written by: Adam Reed

Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Country: United States

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Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

Starring: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The 60th International Astronautical Congress opens in Daejeon, South Korea, with approximately 3,000 space experts from more than 70 countries attending. (UPI)
  • The death toll from a blast in Pakistan's Shangla District has reached at least 41, with a further 45 injured. (AFP)
  • Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson win the Nobel Prize for Economics. (Bloomberg)
  • Edgar Allan Poe receives a funeral in Baltimore, USA, 160 years after his death and 200 after his birth. (BBC)
  • Kai Eide of Norway, the top United Nations official in Afghanistan, acknowledges ampquotwidespread fraudampquot took place during the recent presidential election in the country. (''The Independent'')

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Sport Games on 12 October 2009

League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Stockport : 0 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Frosinone - Crotone : 1 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Belenenses - Nacional : 0 - 1
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  2. Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
  3. Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
  4. Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West - Run This Town
  5. Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
  6. Under - Pleasure P
  7. God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
  8. Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
  9. Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
  10. Bad Habits - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Loba
  2. Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
  3. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  4. Su Veneno - Aventura
  5. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
  6. Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
  7. El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  8. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
  9. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  10. Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  2. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  3. Jars - Chevelle
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  6. Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  7. Break - Three Days Grace
  8. Overcome - Creed
  9. You're Going Down - Sick Puppies
  10. Linkin Park - New Divide

Books

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

Frostbitten

By: Kelley Armstrong

Smart, sexy, supernatural—the men and women of the Otherworld live and love, fight and die, among us. Unseen and unsuspected, this realm of witches, ghosts, and werewolves is now threatened with

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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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Official Book Club Selection

By: Kathy Griffin

A Conversation with Kathy Griffin:Q: State your name and profession.KG: My name is Kathy Griffin, and I am a teller of d**k jokes.

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The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 1943

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports video game

Publisher: Aspyr Media

Angry Birds

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo Clickgamer (iOS and PSP versions) Rovio Mobile

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CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA), Microsoft Windows (Direct2Drive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

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