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Tuesday 16 August 2005

2005-08-16

It was Tuesday, 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 We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Four Brothers, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Night Tales: Nightshade and Night Smoke by Nora Roberts 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 months ?

Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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How London Was Built

Starring: Adam Hart-Davis

Country: United Kingdom

Wisecrack

Written by: Mike Player, Mike Player

Starring: Margaret Cho

Country: United States

Diggnation

Starring: Kevin Rose, Alex Albrecht

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

  • Time: The push to teach "intelligent design" raises a question: Does God have a place in science class?
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10096
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.833

Books

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

Night Tales: Nightshade and Night Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Two dark and dazzling fan-favorite tales of romantic suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author NORA ROBERTS Nightshade Colt Nightshade can't believe his luck: he's been partnered on a case with the stunningly beautiful lieutenant Althea Grayson.

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Final Scream

By: Lisa Jackson

In this gripping novel of suspense by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a small timber town nestled in the shadow of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains is the perfect place for a killer to hide… For the wealthy Buchanans, ...

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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The Historian

By: Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ayakashi (visual novel)

Ayakashi (visual novel)

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure, Horror

Advent Rising

Platform: Windows; Xbox; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Bliss the Game for Lovers

Bliss the Game for Lovers

Platform: Android, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows (all Java supported)

Genre: Romance

Publisher: Games for Loving

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 2

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Death Jr.

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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