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Thursday 9 October 2008

2008-10-09

It was Thursday, 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 Boy in the Striped Pajamas, directed by Mark Herman, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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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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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 9 October 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gidget Gein: American bass player (Marilyn Manson) (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • General Motors Corp share price drops to US$4.65, its lowest level since 1950. Market capitalization drops to US$2.6 billion, lower than its value of about $4 billion in March 1929.
  • Narcoterrorist attack on a military convoy by Shining Path guerrillas kills 19 including women and children in southeast Peru. (AFP via Yahoo News)
  • Montenegro and Macedonia recognize Kosovo, bringing the total number of United Nations members recognising Kosovo to fifty. (International Herald Tribune)
  • The U.S. National Security Agency is accused of listening to Americans' private phone conversations. (ABC News)
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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 ?

Adventure Rock

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure Educational

Publisher: BBC and Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

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AMF Bowling World Lanes

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Play THQ

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

The Continuum

Platform: Adobe Flash based

Genre: RPG/Strategy

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