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Tuesday 19 February 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. 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. On TV people were watching Al Ijtiyah. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aether or Burnout Paradise.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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 19 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 19 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Yegor Letov: Russian song writer and singer (Born 1964).
Facts:
  • A fireball and sonic boom are reported in parts of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia.
  • Arizona Senator John McCain wins the Wisconsin and Washington Republican Party primary election. (''The New York Times'')
  • Illinois Senator Barack Obama wins the Democratic Party Wisconsin primary and the Hawaii caucus. (AFP)
  • At least eight Iraqi police are killed attempting to defuse a cache of rockets. (BBC News)
  • Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, the chairman of Pakistan's governing party, the pro-Musharraf Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) concedes defeat after preliminary results show that it cannot retain a majority in the Parliament of Pakistan. (AFP/AP via ''The Melbourne Age'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.978
  • Time: A large group of young people of different ethnicities

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

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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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 ?

Aether

Platform: Browser

Genre: Adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Armor Games

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Bolt

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Code Geass

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Tragedy, Mecha, Science fantasy

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Commander in Chief

Platform: PC

Genre: Government simulation game Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Interactive Gaming Software (IGS)

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