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Saturday 24 January 2009

It was Saturday, 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. Taken, directed by Pierre Morel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birthday Party Bash or Cricket Revolution.
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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Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Starring: Keiji Fujiwara

Country: Japan

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Taken

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Facts:
  • The storm Klaus makes landfall near Bordeaux, France. It subsequently would cause 26 deaths as well as extensive disruptions to public transport and power supplies.
  • Pope Benedict XVI rescinds the excommunications of four bishops consecrated in 1988 by French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. (AP via Google News)
  • A suicide car bomb targeting African Union peacekeepers kills 14 civilians in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)
  • A European windstorm across France and Spain kills 15 people with hurricane-force winds. (BBC)
  • An avalanche in the Scottish Highlands kills three mountain climbers. (RTÉ)

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Sport Games on 24 January 2009

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Juventus - Fiorentina : 1 - 0
  • Reggina - Chievo : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 January 2009
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Kortrijk : 0 - 1
  • Dender - Germinal : 0 - 1
  • Genk - Bergen : 2 - 0
  • Mechelen - Mouscron : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 January 2009
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Numancia : 4 - 1
  • Villarreal - Osasuna : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 January 2009
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Albacete : 0 - 2
  • Castellon - Tenerife : 2 - 2
  • Girona - Huesca : 2 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Levante : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 January 2009

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2009?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1031
  • 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

Books

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

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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From Dead To Worse

By: Charlaine Harris

New in the “addicting” New York Times bestselling series featuring Sookie Stackhouse. After the natural disaster of Hurricane Katrina and the manmade explosion at the vampire summit, everyone—human and otherwise—is stressed,

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Scarpetta

By: Patricia Cornwell

View our feature on Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta.From America’s #1 bestselling crime writers comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birthday Party Bash

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: 2K Play

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BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Arc System Works UK

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Cricket Revolution

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindstorm Studios

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Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Psychological horror

Publisher: EU 505 Games; NA Aspyr; JP Zoo Corporation

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Burn Zombie Burn!

Platform: PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Doublesix

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