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Monday 8 December 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Revolutionary Road, directed by Sam Mendes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 100 Classic Book Collection or Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA).
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 ?

Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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The Reader

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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Gran Torino

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley

Country: United States

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Twilight

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Facts:
  • In the USA, the Tribune Company files for bankruptcy.
  • 2008 Russian financial crisis:
  • Standard Poor's becomes the first credit rating agency to downgrade Russia since 1999, while data showed that the Central Bank spent US$30 billion in currency market interventions in November 2008. (MarketWatch)
  • The Moscow City Court rules that former Yukos Oil Company vice president Vasily Aleksanyan, who is suffering from lymphoma, tuberculosis, and AIDS, will be freed on bail of 50 million rubles (US$1.78 million). (Moscow Times)
  • A United States Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet crashes into the University City neighborhood of San Diego, California, two miles from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, killing four people. (''BBC News'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of Michelle Rhee in a classroom. Insets, from left: Brian Kersey - Pool/Getty Images; PhotoXpr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11034
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1024

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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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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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

100 Classic Book Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Nintendo HarperCollins

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Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,[1] iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Sega (Wii) Spike (PS3/PSP/iOS)

Beijing 2008

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Sega

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Blue Dragon Plus

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive; NA UTV Ignition Entertainment

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Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Eidos Interactive


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