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Thursday 22 January 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Fire And Ice by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron or Bonsai Barber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


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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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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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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Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Starring: Keiji Fujiwara

Country: Japan

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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Ramazan Güzeldir

Starring: Burak Aksak, Zeynep Aydin, Ilker Ayrik, Erman Bagri

Country: Turkey

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 2009 ?

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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Famous Deaths:
  • US President Barack Obama orders Guant�namo Bay prison be closed within a year.
  • Nominees for the 81st Academy Awards are announced. (BBC)
  • The first trial at the International Criminal Court is held. Former Union of Congolese Patriots leader Thomas Lubanga is accused of training child soldiers to kill, pillage, and rape. Congo Warlord Pleads Not Guilty at ICC’s First Trial (Update1). Bloomberg.com (2009-01-26). Retrieved on 2009-07-07.
  • The Icelandic government and banking system collapse Prime Minister Geir Haarde immediately resigns.
  • Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow is enthroned as the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Sport Games on 22 January 2009

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Reims - Strasbourg : 4 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wrexham - Cambridge : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2009?

  • Time: A brick wall and barbed wire fence holding in a blue Star of David. Photo-Illustration for TIME with
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1030
  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr


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

Fire And Ice

By: Julie Garwood

Sophie Rose is a crime reporter at a major Chicago newspaper and the daughter of Bobby Rose, a charming gentleman and big-time thief.

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Divine Justice

By: David Baldacci

Following the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Stone Cold, Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in David Baldacci's most astonishing thriller yet.DIVINE

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Hot, Flat, And Crowded

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

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American Lion

By: Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Innocent Grey

Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: JP / EU / AUS Bandai; NA Namco Bandai Games

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Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Bonsai Barber

Bonsai Barber

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Publisher: Nintendo

CID The Dummy

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Microsoft Windows Zeebo

Genre: Action-adventure game Platform game

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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