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Sunday 16 October 2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. Puss in Boots, directed by Chris Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Quest by Daniel Yergin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carnation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centipede: Infestation or Army Attack.
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TV Series

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Starring: Machiko Ono

Country: Japan

Hunter x Hunter

Starring: Mariya Ise, Megumi Han, Daisuke Namikawa

Country: Japan

The Cheetah Diaries

Starring: Annie Beckheling

Country: South Africa


Starring: Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Atiqa Odho, Naveen Waqar

Country: Pakistan

The B.S. of A. with Brian Sack

Starring: Lauren Adams, Anthony Atamanuik, Ben Rameaka

Country: United States


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis

Country: United States

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The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale

Country: United States

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Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • 2011 Libyan civil war: Fighting continues in the city of Bani Walid, one of the few remaining towns loyal to the ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi, between pro-Gaddafi fighters and besieging forces loyal to the National Transitional Council. (BBC)
  • 2011 Yemeni protests: At least six people are killed in the Yemeni capital Sana'a after government troops open fire on protesters. These killings constitute the second incident of fatal protest violence in Sana'a in under 48 hours. (MarketWatch)
  • War in Somalia (2009-): Kenyan Army troops advance up to 100 kilometers into Somalia to pursue Al-Shabab militants. (Al Jazeera)
  • A ceremony is held to officially re-name the English town of Wootton Bassett with the prefix ampquotRoyalampquot in honour of its role in the repatriation of British military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is the first town to receive such an honour since 1909. (BBC)
  • François Hollande defeats Martine Aubry in a primary runoff election held by the French Socialist Party, becoming the party's official candidate to challenge incumbent President of France Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 presidential election. (AP via ''Washington Post'')

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Sport Games on 16 October 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Udinese : 0 - 0
  • Cagliari - Siena : 0 - 0
  • Cesena - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Juventus : 0 - 0
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 5 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Gent : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Hannover : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Cottbus : 0 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2011?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11761177
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Special Money Issue: What We Spend -- Oct. 10, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11674


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

The Quest

By: Daniel Yergin

A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize.

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Heat Rises

By: Richard Castle

In the third book of the New York Times bestselling Nikki Heat series, following HEAT WAVE and NAKED HEAT, Richard Castle's new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective,

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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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New York to Dallas

By: J.D. Ro

Homicide detective Eve Dallas tracks down an escaped criminal she was originally responsible for jailing. (E, Putnam Adult)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Centipede: Infestation

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Atari, SA

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Emobi Games

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Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

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Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies

Platform: iOS Android

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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