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Sunday 3 August 2008

2008-08-03

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

Yogscast

Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom

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Baseball's Golden Age

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 03 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Russian dissident writer, novelist and historian whose work brilliantly exposed the brutality of life in the Stalin era.
  • Erik Darling: American singer-songwriter (The Weavers and The Tarriers) (d. 2008).
  • Skip Caray: American TV and radio broadcaster (Born 1939).
Facts:
  • North Korea says that it will expel ampquotunnecessaryampquot South Korean staff from the Kumgangsan resort and threatens military action in an escalation of tension over the shooting of a South Korean tourist. (Reuters)amp/bramp
  • The third launch of privately developed SpaceX launcher Falcon 1 fails to reach orbit. (Spaceflightnow.com)
  • Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority launches an investigation into safety at Qantas after three emergencies in two weeks, beginning with the explosion aboard Qantas Flight 30. (ABC News)
  • At least 21 street cleaners are killed by a roadside bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia. (CNN)
  • 12 people are killed when a minibus explodes in Baghdad, Iraq. (CNN)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1004
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - August, 2008

Books

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

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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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox

By: Eoin Colfer

When Artemis Fowl's mother contracts a life-threatening illness, his world is turned upside down. The only hope for a cure lies in the brain fluid of the silky sifaka lemur.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Tragedy

Publisher: Lass (PC) 5pb. (Xbox 360, PSP)

Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Vintage-style action shooter

Publisher: NA DSI Games; EU Bigben Interactive, Neko Entertainment

Crash Commando

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision

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