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Tuesday 16 December 2008

2008-12-16

It was Tuesday, 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 Live Your Life by T.I.. 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.
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Old Newspapers

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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 16 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 December
Facts:
  • The U.S. Federal Reserve cuts the country's federal funds interest rate to a target range of zero to 0.25 percent, the lowest level on record in the United States for the rate.
  • Florida police announce that Ottis Toole was the killer of 6-year-old Adam Walsh in Hollywood in 1981. Toole had confessed to hundreds of murders, but police determined that most were untrue. The murder lead father John Walsh to create the TV show America's Most Wanted, and lead to advances in police searches for missing kids, such as faces on milk cartons, fingerprinting programs, increased security at schools and stores, and national legislation to create a national database and toll-free
  • Bilal Abdullah is convicted for his roles in the 2007 attack on Glasgow International Airport and an attempted bombing of London's West End. (BBC)
  • President of Somalia Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed names former Interior Minister Mohamoud Mohamed Gacmodhere as Prime Minister, but incumbent PM Nur Hassan Hussein is supported in a parliamentary vote, requiring a confidence motion before Ahmed could replace Hussein. (Xinhua)
  • The United States consumer price index fell in November by 1.9% on a non-seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Labor Department reports, the biggest decline since the nadir of the Great Depression in January 1932. (MarketWatch)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11036
  • Time: GM logo with jumper cables attached. Insets from left: Alexandra Buxbaum/ABACAUSA.com; Rajanish Kaka
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11035

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 ?

Avalon Code

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing game

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Big Beach Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: THQ

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Boom Blox

Platform: Wii, Mobile

Genre: Puzzle, Party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brothers in Arms

Platform: N-Gage

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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