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Monday 11 August 2008

2008-08-11

It was Monday, 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. Vicky Cristina Barcelona, directed by Woody Allen, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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 11 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 11 August
Facts:
  • An air strike by the United States kills 25 Taliban militants and 8 civilians in Orūzgān Province in southern Afghanistan. (''The Australian'')
  • The United States team wins the 4x100 men's freestyle relay setting a new world record with France and Australia finishing second and third respectively. The top five teams all broke the previous world record and Australia's Eamon Sullivan in the lead-off leg broke the record for 100m. (SI via CNN)
  • The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in the Philippines are holding elections using for the first-time electronic voting as precedent to the Presidential elections in 2010. (ABS-CBN)
  • 2008 South Ossetian War:
  • Breakaway republic of Abkhazia launched an attack on Georgian forces in the Kodori Valley, the region of Abkhazia under control of Georgians, where the parallel Tbilisi-backed ampquotGovernment of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia in exileampquot is situated. (Al Jazeera)

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

  • Time: Photo of Barack Obama and John McCain
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10995
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1005

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 ?

Bionic Commando: Rearmed

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

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Bomberman Blast

Platform: Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft, Nintendo

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Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Brothers in Arms: Double Time

Platform: Wii, OS X

Genre: First person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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