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Wednesday 16 January 2008

2008-01-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while I Am America (and So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

The Allen and Craig Show

Starring: Craig Deering, Allen Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Oracle Corp announces it will acquire BEA Systems for US$8.5 billion in cash.
  • The proposed lyrics for the Spanish national anthem are withdrawn. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • The discovery of ''Tahina spectabilis'', a palm in northern Madagascar that dies after flowering, is announced. (BBC News)
  • Three United States Army soldiers are killed and another two wounded by small arms fire in the northern Salahuddin province of Iraq. (Reuters)
  • War in Somalia (2006–present): A huge blast in Mogadishu targeted an Ethiopian army convoy as it drove through a major intersection, killing seven soldiers on board, witnesses reported. (Garowe Online)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.973
  • Esquire

Books

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

I Am America (and So Can You!)

By: Stephen Colbert

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) is Stephen Colbert's attempt to wedge his brain between hardback covers. In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, Stephen explains his take on the most pressing concerns of ...

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T is for Trespass

By: Sue Grafton

tres¥pass \'trespes\ n: a transgression of law involving one's obligations to God or to one's neighbor; a violation of moral law; an offense; a sin -Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, Unabridged In what may be her most unsettling novel ...

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Blood Brothers

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel in a compelling trilogy about three brothers bound by fate, blood, and a timeless enemy.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

International Karate +

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, Virtual Console

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: System 3 (Europe) Epyx (U.S.) Ignition Entertainment (PS1/GBA)

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Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Captain Rainbow

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Casebook

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Civilization IV: Colonization

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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