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Saturday 13 December 2008

2008-12-13

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Seven Pounds, directed by Gabriele Muccino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 December 2008 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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The Reader

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vaulting

Starring: Morgan Leger

Country: United States

A World of Her PWN

Starring: Samantha Mason, Brian Morvant, Jenelle Sosa, Patrick Pizzolorusso

Country: United States

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Leaders from China, Japan, and South Korea meet on the island of Kyūshū to discuss a response to the financial crisis. (BBC)
  • The Pakistan Air Force claims Indian fighter aircraft violated Pakistani airspace before being forced to turn back. (AP via ''The New York Times'')

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1025
  • Time: Photo of Michelle Rhee in a classroom. Insets, from left: Brian Kersey - Pool/Getty Images; PhotoXpr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11034

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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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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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 ?

1 vs. 100

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Game show

Publisher: DSI Games

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Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: Massive multiplayer online roleplaying game

Publisher: PowerNet Technology

Audiosurf

Audiosurf

Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] Zune HD

Genre: Puzzle/Rhythm combination

Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

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Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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