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Thursday 14 August 2008

2008-08-14

It was Thursday, 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 months ?

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 14 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Donald Tusk, the Prime Minister of Poland, announces that the United States and Poland have reached an agreement on basing missile defense in Poland. (AP via Google News)
  • The Consumer Price Index in the United States rises by .8 per cent in July 2008 giving an annual inflation rate of 5.6 per cent, the highest in 17 years. (''The Times'')
  • 2008 South Ossetia war:
  • Russia says it will support whatever decision the people of breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia will make during referendum on the future of their land (''The New York Times'')
  • Analysts 'see the conflict as a gamble initiated by Georgia, which is seeking EU and NATO membership, to test the strength of its Western allies in the face of Russia's unwillingness to see the West encroaching on its doorstep.' (CNN)

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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 ?

ARCA Sim Racing '08

ARCA Sim Racing '08

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, Simulator

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Assault Heroes 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari; JP / EU Bandai

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