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Sunday 12 October 2008

2008-10-12

It was Sunday, 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 in the last 30 days ?

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 12 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup win the 2008 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for Ford and Triple 8.
  • The Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd announces that the Government of Australia will guarantee all deposits in all Australian banks for three years as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis. (ABC News Australia)
  • New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates will also guarantee all bank deposits in their banks. (RTÉ News)
  • Alphonsa Muttathupadathu, a nun from Kerala, becomes India's first female saint in the Roman Catholic Church. (VoA)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1015
  • Time: Vote for One* McCain by Olivier Douliery/MCT/Landov; Obama by Kristoffer Tripplaar/SIPA Press; detai
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11012

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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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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ADK Tamashii

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: SNK Playmore

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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, vehicle construction

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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