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Saturday 17 January 2009

It was Saturday, 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 Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-2-1, Rattle Battle! or Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
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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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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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

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 17 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • North Korea claims to have ampquotweaponizedampquot 30.8 kilograms of plutonium, enough for four to five nuclear warheads. (CNN)
  • The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party defeats Barisan Nasional in Malaysia's Kuala Terengganu by-election. (Reuters)
  • A suicide attack kills two Afghans and one United States Army soldier and wounds 30 other people in Kabul, Afghanistan. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • An Israeli Defense Forces airstrike kills 13 people in Gaza City. (MSNBC)

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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 ?

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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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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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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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 ?

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action (minigame compilation)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei Games

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Platform: PSP, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Evolved Games SouthPeak Interactive

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

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

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Call of Duty: Zombies

Platform: iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Campfire Legends – The Hookman

Platform: Windows

Genre: Hidden Object Adventure

Publisher: GameHouse (RealNetworks)

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