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Tuesday 13 October 2009

It was Tuesday, 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. Couples Retreat, directed by Peter Billingsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while South Of Broad by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet the Natives USA. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anno 1404 or BattleForge.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Couples Retreat

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

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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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 30 days ?

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

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

Country: United States

The Alejandro Hernández Show

Written by: Alejandro Hernández

Starring: Alejandro Hernández

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 2009 ?

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stephen Barnett: American legal scholar who opposed the Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (d. 2009).
  • The planned 200 million US$ rebuilding and expansion of Stockholm's central library, built by architect Gunnar Asplund, is cancelled. (SR)
  • Members of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize jury speak out in defense of selecting U.S. President Barack Obama for the award. (AP via Google News)
  • Czech President Václav Klaus tells his supporters he will never sign the Treaty of Lisbon. (''The Times'')
  • Séamus Kirk is elected the 16th Ceann Comhairle of Ireland following the resignation of John O'Donoghue. (RTÉ)
  • An autopsy on the body of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately finds he died of natural causes. (''Sofia Echo'')

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Sport Games on 13 October 2009

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Raith Rvs - Inverness C : 0 - 1
  • Ross County - Dunfermline : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Peterhead - Brechin : 1 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Livingston - Annan Athletic : 2 - 0
  • Montrose - Queens Park : 1 - 2
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Gillingham : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2009?

  • Time: Sgt. First Class Chet Millard awaiting medevac helicopters
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11292
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10691070


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

South Of Broad

By: Pat Conroy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage” (The Washington Post) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and ...

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Juliet, Naked

By: Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby returns to his roots—music and messy relationships—in this funny and touching novel that thoughtfully and sympathetically looks at how lives can be wasted but how they are never beyond

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Where Men Win Glory

By: Jon Krakauer

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Platforming

Anno 1404

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building, business simulation, real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Battlestations: Pacific

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PC and Xbox 360) Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Just Dance

Platform: Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iOS, Android

Genre: Rhythm, Dancing

Publisher: Ubisoft

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