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Monday 16 November 2009

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Fireflies by Owl City. Zvenigora, directed by Aleksandr Dovzhenko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching WOW Croatia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AFL Challenge or Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks.
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 ?

The Blind Side

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

Country: United States

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New Moon

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Frling

Country: United States

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Nathan der Weise

Directed by: Manfred Noa

Starring: Fritz Greiner, Carl de Vogt, Lia Eibenschtz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

WOW Croatia

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 2009 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kevin Rudd, the Prime Minister of Australia, apologises to the ampquotforgotten Australiansampquot raised in orphanages and foster homes during the twentieth century. (''The Australian'')
  • NASA launches Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' on STS-129 at 1928 UTC (2:28pm EST), bringing supplies and the first two ExPRESS Logistics Carriers to the International Space Station. (NASA)
  • At least 8 people are dead and dozens missing after a ferry collided with an oil barge in Burma's Irrawaddy Delta. (AP)
  • A Zambian court clears journalist Chansa Kabwela of ''Zambia Post'' newspaper of pornography charges after she sent pictures of a woman giving birth in a hospital car park to President Rupiah Banda in protest at the effects of a national strike. (BBC)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Shanghai, China, and holds a town-hall-style meeting with students. (AJNews)

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

  • Time: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11355
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1075


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

The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg's summer plans include video games and no responsibility; fourth in series. (H, Amulet Books)

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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: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Active Life: Extreme Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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AFL Challenge

AFL Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment Sony Computer Entertainment

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360)

Genre: Action

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Bit.Trip Core

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, OS X

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (WiiWare) Gaijin Games (PC)

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Championship Manager 2009 Express

Championship Manager 2009 Express

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Ltd.

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