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Monday 13 October 2008

2008-10-13

It was Monday, 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 Live Your Life 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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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 13 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounds 936.42 points, nearly doubling the largest daily point gain in history, bringing the index back above 9,000 points. Stocks worldwide add more than US$1.7 trillion in value, based on a record 9.3 percent gain in the MSCI world equity index.
  • The Dow Jones industrial average increases by 935 points or 11.1 percent as stock markets around the world respond positively to steps to relieve the economic crisis of 2008. (''New York Times'')
  • Summer 2008 California wildfires
  • A second wildfire breaks out in the hills above Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley prompting mandatory evacuations. (AP via ''USA Today'')
  • Santa Ana winds causes an existing fire in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles to flare up resulting in the closure of two freeways. (CNN)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A black and white photo of a Depression era soup line. Photograph from Corbis Bettmann. Insets, from
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11013
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1015

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 ?

Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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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

Candace Kane's Candy Factory

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Puzzle

Publisher: Destineer

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Class of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA Atlus

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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