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Tuesday 1 July 2008

2008-07-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Sail by James Patterson, Howard Roughan was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Baseball's Golden Age

Starring: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Country: United States

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom

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The Jace Hall Show

Starring: Jace Hall, Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig

Country: United States

Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • The Starbucks coffee company announces it will close an additional 500 stores in the USA, on top of 100 already announced.
  • Rioting erupted in Mongolia in response to allegations of fraud surrounding the 2008 legislative elections.
  • At least 38 people die as a motorised ferry sinks in Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta. (CNN)
  • Police in Portugal announce that they are closing the investigation on the disappearance of Madeline McCann. (NineMsn news)
  • Natalie Coughlin and Aaron Peirsol break world records for the 100 metres backstroke at the United States Olympic trials. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Books

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

Sail

By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

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When You Are Engulfed in Flames

By: David Sedaris

"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Trying

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral

Platform: PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

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Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

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Buzz!: Brain Bender

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

CosmicBreak

CosmicBreak

Platform: Windows (2K/XP/Vista/7)

Genre: Free-to-play, Third-person shooter

Publisher: CyberStep


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