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Monday 6 October 2008

2008-10-06

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. The Wrestler, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

Country: United States

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Finances of the Grand Duke

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom

Call 911

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kim Ji-hoo: South Korean actor and model (Born 1985).
  • Peter Cox: Australian politician (Born 1925).
Facts:
  • Another earthquake of magnitude 6.4, with two magnitude-5 aftershocks, hits Damxung, Tibet, People's Republic of China, with conflicting casualty reports anywhere from 9 to 30 deaths. (CNN)
  • Nobel Prize:
  • The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to Harald zur Hausen of Germany for his discovery of the human papilloma viruses that can cause cervical cancer in women, and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. (BBC News)
  • Subprime mortgage crisis:
  • The Dow Jones industrial average falls by as much as 800.06 points, its biggest intraday drop on record the Dow closed below the 10,000 mark for the first time since October 26, 2004. (MarketWatch)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Vote for One* McCain by Olivier Douliery/MCT/Landov; Obama by Kristoffer Tripplaar/SIPA Press; detai
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11012
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1014

Books

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

Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.Oaths

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Challenge

Platform: Mobile phones, iOS, iPod, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable, Xbox Live Arcade, N-Gage 2.0, WiiWare, Microsoft Windows, Zeebo, DSiWare, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gameloft Ubisoft

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100 Classic Book Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Nintendo HarperCollins

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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)

Bomberman Blast

Platform: Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft, Nintendo

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Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive


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