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Friday 28 October 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. J. Edgar, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Heat Rises by Richard Castle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Void. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization World or Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

J. Edgar

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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In Time

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy

Country: United States

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Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis

Country: United States

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The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Void

Starring: Rita Artmann, Joe Bauer, Emily Curtin, Isaac Moody

Country: Australia

Felix Recenserar

Starring: Felix Nordh

Country: Sweden

Carnation

Starring: Machiko Ono

Country: Japan

Hunter x Hunter

Starring: Mariya Ise, Megumi Han, Daisuke Namikawa

Country: Japan

The Cheetah Diaries

Starring: Annie Beckheling

Country: South Africa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 October
Facts:
  • A Wahhabi Islamist armed with hand grenades and an automatic weapon opens fire outside the United States embassy in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, resulting in two people being injured, including the gunman. (AP via Google)
  • The Bolshoi Theater in Moscow reopens following a six-year renovation which has restored it to its pre-revolution state. (''The Guardian'')
  • Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr is released from jail after her sentence for acting in the banned film ''My Tehran for Sale'' is reduced. (''The Australian'')
  • Electronic Arts has reportedly shipped 10 million copies of ''Battlefield 3'' since October 25, according to Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello. (GameSpot)
  • The United States commemorates the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. (''Christian Science Monitor'')

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Sport Games on 28 October 2011

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 October 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aachen : 1 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Cottbus : 1 - 1
  • Union Berlin - St Pauli : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 28 October 2011
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Arles : 3 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Monaco : 2 - 1
  • Clermont - Troyes : 1 - 1
  • Guingamp - Angers : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 October 2011
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ascoli - Modena : 0 - 1
  • Bari - Pescara : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 28 October 2011

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Books

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

Heat Rises

By: Richard Castle

In the third book of the New York Times bestselling Nikki Heat series, following HEAT WAVE and NAKED HEAT, Richard Castle's new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective,

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Nightwoods

By: Charles Frazier

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Charles Frazier, the acclaimed author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons, returns with a dazzling novel set in small-town North Carolina in the early 1960s.

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Snuff

By: Terry Pratchett

At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork.

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blocks That Matter

Blocks That Matter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Swing Swing Submarine

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports, party

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA / PAL Sega

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Civilization World

Platform: Facebook Platform

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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Army Corps of Hell

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square Enix

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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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