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Saturday 24 October 2009

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 3 by Britney Spears. Nathan der Weise, directed by Manfred Noa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet the Natives USA. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AFL Mascot Manor or BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.
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 ?

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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InuYasha: The Final Act

Starring: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, Kôji Tsujitani

Country: Japan

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The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

Starring: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

Country: United States

The Alejandro Hernández Show

Written by: Alejandro Hernández

Starring: Alejandro Hernández

Movies

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

Nathan der Weise

Directed by: Manfred Noa

Starring: Fritz Greiner, Carl de Vogt, Lia Eibenschtz

Country: United States

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Couples Retreat

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Country: United States

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Daybreakers

Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 October
Facts:
  • The number of US bank failures this year has topped more than 100 after US federal regulators shut down three small Florida banks. More US banks have now failed this year than in any year since 1992.
  • The International Day of Climate Action occurred worldwide in prelude to the United Nations Climate Change Conference of 2009, with over 5,400 actions to raise awareness of the assertion that 350 ppm is the maximum safe level of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, and call for mitigation of global warming before Earth reaches a climatological tipping point. (''CNN'')
  • Ten corpses with gunshot wounds thought to belong to a kidnapped Colombian football team are located in Venezuela. (''Latin American Herald Tribune'')
  • Pakistan reports re-gaining control of Kotkai, South Waziristan, birthplace of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud and also the hometown of the Taliban's master trainer of suicide bombers, Qari Hussain, after a week of fierce fighting with the Taliban. (BBC)
  • Morrissey, ex-frontman of The Smiths, is hospitalized after collapsing on stage while performing ampquotThis Charming Manampquot during his world tour. (Sky News)

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Sport Games on 24 October 2009

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Inter - Catania : 2 - 1
  • Sampdoria - Bologna : 4 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Kortrijk : 1 - 1
  • Charleroi - Westerlo : 1 - 1
  • Standard - Waregem : 1 - 1
  • St Truiden - Gent : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 October 2009
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
  • Hannover - Stuttgart : 1 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - Nurnberg : 3 - 0
  • Mainz - Freiburg : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 October 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Munich 1860 : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 October 2009

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1072
  • Time: An illustration of "401(k)" sinking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11293

Books

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

A Touch of Dead

By: Charlaine Harris

Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page.View our feature on Charlaine Harris’s A Touch of Dead.Every Sookie Stackhouse short story ever written—in one special volume—from the New York Times bestselling author.

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South Of Broad

By: Pat Conroy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage” (The Washington Post) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and ...

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The National Parks

By: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The WarAmerica’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration

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The Greatest Show On Earth

By: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Mascot Manor

AFL Mascot Manor

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure Platform

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

Anno 1404

Platform: Microsoft Windows

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

Publisher: Ubisoft

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The Bigs 2

Platform: Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 Wii PlayStation Portable Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports Baseball

Publisher: 2K Sports

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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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Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Caucasus: Nanatsuki no Nie

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Innocent Grey


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