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Sunday 20 July 2008

2008-07-20

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Step Brothers, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
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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 Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Yogscast

Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom

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Baseball's Golden Age

Starring: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Country: United States

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Golfer Pádraig Harrington of Ireland wins his second successive Open Championship (British Open). (AP via Google News)
  • ''The Dark Knight'' sets a new record for box office receipts for an opening weekend in the United States with US$158.4 million earned between Friday and Sunday. (''Entertainment Weekly'')
  • The Colombian diaspora celebrates Colombia's Independence Day with concerts and marches against violence, kidnapping and the FARC in Bogotá, Leticia, the country's other 1,119 cities and municipalities, and events in cities around the world including Paris (attended by Ingrid Betancourt), London, Washington, D.C., New York City and Miami. (El Tiempo)
  • At least 13 Afghan police and civilians are killed in an airstrike by NATO forces two weeks after an airstrike killed 52 civilians at a wedding. (BBC News)
  • Beijing introduces traffic restrictions and factory closures in an effort to reduce air pollution for the 2008 Summer Olympics. (Reuters)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1002
  • Time: Illustration of Mark Twain
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10982

Books

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

Fearless Fourteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollarsDom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and did ...

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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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Someday Soon

By: Debbie Macomber

Opposite AttractCain had chosen his lifestyle. He thrived on the challenge. No drug, he told himself, could produce the physical or emotional high of a successfully completed mission.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Empires: Mythologies

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: THQ

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

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

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Conflict: Denied Ops

Platform: Xbox 360; PlayStation 3; Microsoft Windows; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Cradle of Rome

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Race Driver: Grid

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, Sega (Arcade), Feral Interactive (Mac)

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