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Thursday 21 August 2008

2008-08-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna. Death Race, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 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 ?

Death Race

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Jerry Finn: American record producer (Born 1969).
Facts:
  • Somali pirates captured a total of three vessels in two days. (Xinhuanet)
  • US District Judge Jeremy Fogel of the Northern District of California denies a motion by Universal Studios to dismiss a lawsuit against it alleging that Universal sent a DMCA takedown notice in bad faith. (Ars Technica)
  • The United States Food and Drug Administration approves irradiation of lettuce and spinach to kill ''E. coli'' and other dangerous germs. (AP via Google News)
  • One student is killed in a shooting at Central High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. (''Knoxville News-Sentinel'')

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Books

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

Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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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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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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ARCA Sim Racing '08

ARCA Sim Racing '08

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, Simulator

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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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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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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