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Sunday 24 February 2008

2008-02-24

It was Sunday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 24 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Larry Norman: American musician, singer, songwriter and producer (Born 1947).
Facts:
  • Electronic Arts video game company makes a hostile bid of US$2 billion for Take-Two.
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences holds its 80th Annual Academy Awards ceremony. Best Movie: No Country For Old Men
  • Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.
  • March–April – Rising food and fuel prices trigger riots and unrest in the Third World.
  • 80th Academy Awards:

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.978

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

#1 New York Times BestsellerOprah's Book Club SelectionIf you liked the Century Trilogy, you’ll love the “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career.“Follett

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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 ?

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Platform: Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

Cate West: The Vanishing Files

Platform: PC, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Mystery

Publisher: Real Arcade (Original PC version) Destineer Games (Wii & DS versions) Oxygen Interactive Software (European Wii & DS versions)

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Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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