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Thursday 15 May 2008

2008-05-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Great Performances

Written by: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban

Starring: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Country: United States

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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
  • The Simpsons Ride officially opens at Universal Studios Orlando, in Florida, USA.
  • CBS announces it will buy web media company CNET Networks for about US$1.8 billion.
  • The US Mint releases the John Quincy Adams Presidential dollar coin to circulation.
  • The Union of South American Nations, a supranational union, is created by a union between the Andean Community and Mercosur.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Covers of The Most Influential People in The World. Design for TIME by Chip Kidd
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10943
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.990

Books

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

A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Hold Tight

By: Harlan Coben

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMike and Tia Baye decide to spy on their son Adam, who has become moody and withdrawn since his friend’s suicide.

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Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

"Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring--and it all comes through in her winning guide to life, JUST WHO WILL YOU BE We're lucky to have her show us the way."--

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

Genre: Educational game

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Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,[1] iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Sega (Wii) Spike (PS3/PSP/iOS)

Bananagrams

Bananagrams

Platform: Flash

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Platform: Adobe Flash, iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy, Puzzle

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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