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Saturday 12 July 2008

2008-07-12

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich 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 in the last 30 days ?

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jolie-Pitt Twins: French-born American twins of noted parents, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, born by Caesarian section in France.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tony Snow: American journalist and Press Secretary to President George W. Bush from May 8, 2006.
  • Bobby Murcer: American baseball outfielder and slugger who chewed tobacco and was a self-proclaimed loner.
Facts:
  • In Monterey, California, Mid America Auctions sells a 1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer motorcycle for a world record US$520,000 at the Inaugural Monterey Motorcycle Auction.
  • Okmok Caldera on the island of Umnak in the Aleutian Islands erupts, forcing the evacuation of the eastern side of the island to Unalaska Island. (Reuters)
  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy announces that Syria and Lebanon have agreed to establish embassies in each other's capitals. (AP via CNN)
  • Six party talks being held in Beijing agrees on steps to verify the end of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (Al Jazeera)
  • North and South Korea exchange words over the death of a South Korean tourist shot dead at the Kumgangsan resort in North Korea. (AP via ''The Guardian'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2008 ?

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 12 July 2008 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1001
  • Time: An American flag pin. Inset: Zalmai for TIME
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10981

Books

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

Fearless Fourteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollarsDom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and did ...

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Sail

By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

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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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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Biology Battle

Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

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Collapse

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, hack and slash

Publisher: Buka Entertainment

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