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Tuesday 23 September 2008

2008-09-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to So What by Pink. Martyrs, directed by Pascal Laugier, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Martyrs

Directed by: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylne Jampano, Catherine Bgin

Country: United States

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson

Country: United States

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Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Facts:
  • Kauhajoki school shooting: Matti Saari kills 10 people before committing suicide.
  • Pakistani soldiers and tribesmen reportedly shoot down a suspected U.S. military drone near the village of Jalal Khel in South Waziristan. The report comes a day after intelligence officers said two United States helicopters crossed a mile into Pakistan over North Waziristan, but flew off after Pakistani troops and tribesmen opened fire. (AP via Google News)
  • Government officials say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into possible fraud for mortgage financing companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, and insurer American International Group. (AP via CNNMoney)
  • The Large Hadron Collider near Geneva is shut down until the northern spring while engineers probe magnet failures. (BBC News)
  • Japanese investment bank Nomura Holdings acquires the European, Asian and Middle Eastern equities and investment banking operations of Lehman Brothers. (MarketWatch)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Obama and McCain in work clothes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11010
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1012

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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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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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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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

Platform: Nintendo DS Android iOS webOS Symbian Java ME Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, vehicle construction

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

Cory in the House (video game)

Cory in the House (video game)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, stealth

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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