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Monday 18 October 2010

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars. Ip Man, directed by Wilson Yip, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Trickle Up Poverty by Michael Savage was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sherlock. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa or Avalon Heroes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Ip Man

Directed by: Wilson Yip

Starring: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Starring: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Directed by: Anna Boden

Starring: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts

Country: United States

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The Social Network

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake

Country: United States

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Easy A

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Elvira's Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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The Squad: Prison Police

Country: United States

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Aerial America

Starring: Jim Conrad

Country: United States

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Through the Wormhole

Starring: Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 2010 ?

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marion Brown: American jazz musician, an alto saxophonist and ethnomusicologist.
  • Iraq War: Amid increasing uncertainty about the timing of the release of the next batch of classified documents by WikiLeaks, the U.S. military assembles a 120-member team to search its database for clues in preparation for the publication event. (BBC)
  • Indonesia investigates following the release of a video purportedly showing Indonesian soldiers torturing indigenous Papuans, in a region where a small group of rebels has waged a war for independence from Indonesia for the last few decades. (AP)
  • The death toll from a robbery on jewelry stores in western Baghdad rises to nine, while 12 others are wounded. (''People's Daily'')
  • Thousands protest the murder of three civilians after soldiers loot homes in the Congo's South Kivu province. (AP)
  • The Latvian Defense Ministry said four NATO fighter jets from the Lithuanian Air Force Base near Šiauliai were deployed when two Russian bombers flying in the neutral airspace almost entered Latvian air space. (15 min).

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Sport Games on 18 October 2010

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Duisburg : 1 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Hercules - Villarreal : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Boulogne - Nantes : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Sunderland : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2010?

  • Time: An RV in Albuquerque, N.M.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11454
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1124


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

Trickle Up Poverty

By: Michael Savage

Michael Savage—conservative talk radio host and #1 New York Times bestselling author—takes on President Obama’s socialist agenda, his Chicago-style strong-arm tactics, and his Lenin-like complex in Trickle Up Poverty.

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Obama'S Wars

By: Bob Woodward

In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds of hours of interviews with most of the key ...

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Getting To Happy

By: Terry McMillan

From the author of WAITING TO EXHALE...Best friends Savannah, Gloria, Bernadine, and Robin have had their share of broken marriages, concessions, and the lessons learned from taking happiness for granted.

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By: Jonathan Franzen

#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

101 Shark Pets

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Pet-raising simulation

Publisher: Teyon

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2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Java ME

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

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Avalon Heroes

Avalon Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MOBA

Publisher: alaplaya

Dead Space Ignition

Dead Space Ignition

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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