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Wednesday 28 January 2009

It was Wednesday, 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 Fire And Ice by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tomodachi Collection or Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden

Written by: Otessa Ghadar

Starring: Ellen Winter, Rachel Peterson, George Ross, Kristin Rogers

Country: United States

Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano

Starring: Andrew Napolitano, Ron Paul

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 2009 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Billy Powell: American keyboard player and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 2009).
  • The US House of Representatives passes President Barack Obama's US$819 billion economic stimulus package, voting 244 to 188.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell dies at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack in Florida.
  • The United States House of Representatives passes the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. (''The New York Times'')
  • Winter storms across the Midwestern United States have killed 19 people and cut electricity to 600,000 homes and businesses from Oklahoma to West Virginia. (ABC News)
  • A former New South Wales Police Force superintendent claims there was an attempted assassination of Queen Elizabeth II at Bowenfels railway station during a 1970 Royal Tour of Australia. (AFP via Google News)

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Sport Games on 28 January 2009

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Bologna : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Siena : 1 - 0
  • Catania - Inter : 0 - 2
  • Chievo - Lecce : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 January 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Cardiff : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 28 January 2009
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Exeter : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 January 2009
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Bolton : 2 - 2
  • Chelsea - Middlesbrough : 2 - 0
  • Everton - Arsenal : 1 - 1
  • Man City - Newcastle : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 January 2009

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

  • Time: Portrait of President-Elect Barack Obama
  • 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


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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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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The Ascent Of Money

By: Niall Ferguson

A richly original look at the origins of money and how it makes the world go ?roundNiall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of our

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Mounting Fears

By: Stuart Woods

President Will lee?s vice-president just died during surgery, and Lee?s new pick may be hiding something from his past. Meanwhile, rogue CIA agent Teddy Fay is plotting revenge on CIA Director

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All Star Cheer Squad 2

All Star Cheer Squad 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports, Music

Publisher: THQ

Baldr Sky

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, Science Fiction

Publisher: Giga

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Tomodachi Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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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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The Conduit

Platform: Wii, Android

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Nintendo Sega Android High Voltage Software

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