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Friday 8 May 2009

2009-05-08

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer 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 ?

Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer

Country: United States

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Terminator Salvation

Directed by: McG

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin

Country: United States

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone

Country: United States

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Country: United States

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17 Again

Directed by: Burr Steers

Starring: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

We're Alive

Starring: Jim Gleason, Nate Geez, Elisa Eliot, Claire Dodin

Country: United States

Nemesis

Starring: Xiomara Cintron

Country: United States

Think Hero TV

Starring: Kristen Nedopak

Country: United States

Stranger Among Bears

Starring: Michael Brandon, Richard Terry, Charlie Vandergaw

Country: United States

Wainwright Walks: Coast to Coast

Starring: Julia Bradbury, Nik Wood Jones

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Bud Shrake: American journalist, sportswriter, novelist, biographer and screenwriter.
  • Dom DiMaggio: American baseball player and soldier (d. 2009).
Facts:
  • Fannie Mae, the largest provider of U.S. home mortgage funding, reports a US$23.2 billion loss in the first quarter, and seeks US$19 billion in additional funding from the US Treasury.
  • Thunderstorms throughout the Midwestern United States kill five people. (''New York Times'')
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands that the United States halt airstrikes in the war against the Taliban. (Reuters)
  • Louis Caldera resigns as Director of the White House Military Office. (''New York Times'')
  • Islamic terrorist and Singaporean fugitive Mas Selamat bin Kastari is arrested in Malaysia. (AP via Google News)

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Books

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

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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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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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 ?

Active Life: Extreme Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Asphalt 5

Asphalt 5

Platform: iOS, Palm Pre, Android, Symbian^3, Bada, Windows Phone 7

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Boom Blox Bash Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle, party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bubble Bobble Plus!

Bubble Bobble Plus!

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Square Enix; EU Square Enix


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