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Friday 16 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 Just Dance by Lady GaGa. Moon, directed by Duncan Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Just After Sunset by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues or Cuboid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott

Country: United States

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The Battle of the Somme

Starring: Nils Olaf Chrisander, Aud Egede Nissen

Country: United States

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Bronson

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews

Country: United States

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(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend

Country: United States

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Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Joe Erskine: American boxer and long distance runner (Born 1930).
  • Andrew Wyeth: American watercolor and tempera artist, from a noted family, the son of illustrator N.C.
  • John Mortimer: British barrister, screenwriter and author.
Facts:
  • Bank of America is rescued by the U.S. government with a US$20 billion bailout and a guarantee for almost $100 billion of potential losses on toxic assets.
  • The US government issues a ban on import of ancient coins of China earlier than 907, without provenances.
  • Poodism is founded as a religion
  • Panama officially recognizes Kosovo. (Panama Ministry For Foreign Affairs)
  • Computer worm Conficker infects more than eight million Microsoft Windows-based personal computers. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 16 January 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Cercle Brugge : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 January 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Reims : 2 - 1
  • Amiens - Montpellier : 2 - 0
  • Angers - Bastia : 2 - 0
  • Clermont - Brest : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 January 2009
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Torquay - Wrexham : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 January 2009
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hartlepool - Northampton : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 January 2009

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1030
  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1029

Books

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

Just After Sunset

By: Stephen King

Internationally bestselling author Stephen King—who has written more than fifty books, dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers, and many unforgettable movies—delivers an astonishing collection of short stories.

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The Hour I First Believed

By: Wally Lamb

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School.

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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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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Burn Zombie Burn!

Platform: PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Doublesix

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Comet Crash

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Tower defense

Publisher: Pelfast

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Cuboid

Platform: PlayStation 3, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: TikGames, Creat Studios, I-Free

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