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Thursday 21 October 2010

It was Thursday, 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 The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Unemployment of Danny London. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1 or Costume Quest.
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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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Movies

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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Red

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A bomb attack on a bus on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao kills at least seven people. (BBC)
  • Suspected Taliban militants kill an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier and five Afghan policeman in attacks in Afghanistan. (AFP)
  • Biochemist Nick Lane wins the Royal Society Science Book Prize for ''Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution''. (BBC)
  • French protests
  • France faces another day of strikes with a quarter of petrol stations not having any fuel. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book One

By: Rick Riordan

Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness ...

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Gauntlgrym

By: R. A. Salvatore

Drizzt joins Bruenor on his quest for the fabled dwarven kingdom of Gauntlgrym: ruins said to be rich with ancient treasure and arcane lore.

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Freedom

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black Rock Shooter

Platform: Browser game

Genre: Action, Drama, Science fantasy

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Airport Mania

Platform: PC, WiiWare, DSiWare, Mac, iPhone, Android

Genre: Time Management

Publisher: Reflexive Entertainment, Lemon Games (WiiWare/DSiWare)

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Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1

Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Atari

Costume Quest

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Double Fine Productions; THQ (consoles until 2013)

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Just Cause 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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