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Sunday 16 March 2008

2008-03-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, 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 30 days ?

The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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21

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

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

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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The People Watchers

Starring: Sara Clarke, Emma Kenny, Jack Lewis, Richard Wiseman

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nahla Aubry: American child of noted parents, she is the daughter of actress Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Brown: Australian cricketer (Born 1912).
  • Gary Hart: American politician, a handsome and charismatic presidential candidate whose campaign lasted 26 days after he withdrew over his alleged affair with actress-model Donna Rice.
  • Ola Brunkert: Swedish session drummer for ABBA (Born 1946).
  • G David Low: American astronaut (Born 1956).
  • John Hewer: English actor (Born 1922).
Facts:
  • American investment bank Bear Stearns, 5th largest on Wall Street, is bought by JP Morgan Chase for $2 per share, a total of $236 million. In mid-2006, Bear Stearns was worth $200 per share. The Federal Reserve also provides a US$30 billion loan, and announces it will directly loan to other investment banks and brokers.
  • 2008 unrest in Tibet:
  • The Central Tibetan Administration government in exile reports 80 confirmed deaths. (BBC News)
  • Subprime mortgage crisis:
  • The Australian Government announces that the wreck of the German auxiliary cruiser ''Kormoran'' has been found off the coast of Western Australia. The ship sank after a battle in 1941. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.982
  • Time: A photo of a silhouette of the back of Barack Obama's head. Alex Brandon/AP
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.981

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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Losing It

By: Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie Bertinelli, then: bubbly sitcom star and America's Sweetheart turned tabloid headline and rock star wife. Now: actress, single working mother of teenage rock star, and weight-loss inspiration to millions.We

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The Other Boleyn Girl

By: Philippa Gregor

Historical fiction: When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of 14, she catches the eye of Henry VIII at first. (P, Touchstone)

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Remember Me?

By: Sophie Kinsella

When twenty-eight-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she’s in for a big surprise. Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitton.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Enduro Racer

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Sega

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ARCA Sim Racing '08

ARCA Sim Racing '08

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, Simulator

Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Bangai-O Spirits

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: "Missile Action"

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA D3 Publisher; AUS AFA Interactive

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Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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