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Monday 22 December 2008

2008-12-22

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer 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 ?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vaulting

Starring: Morgan Leger

Country: United States

A World of Her PWN

Starring: Samantha Mason, Brian Morvant, Jenelle Sosa, Patrick Pizzolorusso

Country: United States

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 December
Facts:
  • The American Environmental Protection Agency publishes a Clean Water Act General Permit that will allow cruise ships to dump unlimited quantities of untreated "graywater" into the ocean just a mile from U.S. shores.
  • An ash dike ruptured at a solid waste containment area in Roane County, Tennessee, releasing 1.1 billion gallons (4.2 million m?) of coal fly ash slurry.
  • Results of Turkmenistan's parliamentary election of December 14 are announced. (VOA News)
  • Romanian legislative election, 2008: Emil Boc is sworn in as the new Prime Minister and will lead a coalition government of the Democrat Liberals and Social Democrats. (AP via Google)
  • President of Guinea Lansana Conté dies at age 74. If the Supreme Court declares the position vacant, National Assembly Speaker Aboubacar Somparé will take over for 60 days. (AFP via the ''Canberra Times'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Comprehensive Look Back at 2008 Through a Collection of Serious and Not-So-Serious Top 10s
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11037
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1026

Books

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

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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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Quest

Ape Quest

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Avalon Code

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing game

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Bratz Ponyz 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

The Incredible Hulk

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

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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