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Sunday 17 February 2008

2008-02-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February 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. Step Up 2: The Streets, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Appeal by John Grisham 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 in the last 30 days ?

Step Up 2: The Streets

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Cassie Ventura

Country: United States

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Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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 17 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company recalls 143 million pounds of beef, the USA's largest meat recall in California, due to the slaughter of cattle unfit for human consumption.
  • Kosovo declares independence.
  • Kosovo formally declares independence from Serbia, with support from some countries but opposition from others.
  • The British government introduces emergency legislation temporarily to nationalize Northern Rock, the 5th largest mortgage bank in the UK, due to the bank's financial crisis.
  • A general election is held in Pakistan, delayed from January 8 due to riots in the wake of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Opposition parties, including Bhutto's, take more than half of the seats, while President Pervez Musharraf's party suffers a huge defeat.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.978
  • Time: A large group of young people of different ethnicities
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.977

Books

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

The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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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 Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

#1 New York Times BestsellerOprah's Book Club SelectionIf you liked the Century Trilogy, you’ll love the “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career.“Follett

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Duma Key: A Novel

By: Stephen King

Don’t miss the thrilling novel from undisputed King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King about what happens when the barrier between our world and that of the supernatural is breached...No

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ADK Tamashii

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: SNK Playmore

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Babysitting Mania

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: iWin, Majesco Entertainment

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Beijing 2008

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Sega

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Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

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