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Sunday 23 August 2009

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. Fantomas, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching MacKenzie Falls. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anno 1404 or Arc Rise Fantasia.
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TV Series

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

MacKenzie Falls

Starring: Will Georges, Leslie-Anne Huff, Ashley Jackson, DeVaughn Nixon

Country: United States

Somethin' Suave' Theater

Starring: Tim Caldwell, Iabou Windimere, Sheila Mudd Baker, Aaron Elsaesser

Country: United States

The WiseGuys

Starring: J. Anthony McCarthy, Steve Sabo

Country: United States

SMBC Theater

Starring: James Ashby, John-Paul Nickel, Zach Weiner, Jon M. Brence

Country: United States

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Written by: Fraser Agar

Starring: Fraser Agar, Ben Taylor, Becky Blow, Baby Hank

Country: Canada

Movies

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

Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Rene Carl

Country: United States

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Inglourious Basterds

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth

Country: United States

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District 9

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope

Country: United States

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States

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Julie & Julia

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 August
Facts:
  • Tens of thousands of people in the Baltic states mark the twentieth anniversary of the 'Baltic Way' - when two million people formed a human chain to protest against Soviet Union rule. (Baltic Times).
  • Tens of thousands of people protest against a new law which gives women equal rights in marriage in Bamako, Mali. (Afrique en ligne)
  • 26 men accused of plotting attacks on tourist resorts and ships in the Suez Canal on behalf of Lebanon's Hezbollah group go on trial in an Egyptian security court. (BBC)
  • Thousands of people are evacuated as forest fires reach the outskirts of the Greek capital, Athens. (RTÉ)
  • North Korean envoys meet the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for the first time since he took office. (Yonhap)

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Sport Games on 23 August 2009

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Catania - Sampdoria : 1 - 2
  • Genoa - Roma : 3 - 2
  • Inter - Bari : 1 - 1
  • Juventus - Chievo : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 August 2009
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Kortrijk : 2 - 2
  • Westerlo - Genk : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 August 2009
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hertha : 1 - 0
  • Werder Bremen - M'gladbach : 3 - 0
  • Wolfsburg - Hamburg : 2 - 4
See all Football game results of 23 August 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Greuther Furth : 1 - 3
  • Kaiserslautern - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Ahlen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 August 2009

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Michael Jackson

By: J. Randy Taraborrelli

So much has how been said and written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth.

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Rules Of Vengeance

By: Christopher Reich

New York Times BestsellerMonths after foiling an international terrorist attack, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Anno 1404

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building, business simulation, real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Arc Rise Fantasia

Platform: Wii

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Ignition Entertainment

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Bayonetta

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega (360, PS3) Nintendo (Wii U)

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