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Thursday 24 January 2008

2008-01-24

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January 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. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert 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 ?

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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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The People Watchers

Starring: Sara Clarke, Emma Kenny, Jack Lewis, Richard Wiseman

Country: United Kingdom

Horrible People

Written by: A.D. Miles

Starring: Joe Lo Truglio, Mather Zickel, A.D. Miles, Joy Franz

Country: United States

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Australia's longest running magazine, ''The Bulletin'', is closing down after almost 130 years of publishing. (ABC News Australia)
  • A medical student at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm is expelled when it turns out that he was paroled from a maximum-security prison after being convicted of murder in 2000. (''The New York Times'')
  • An Australian girl spontaneously switches blood types and adopts her donor's immune system following a liver transplant in the first known case of its type. (Breitbart)
  • The Brazilian government passes legislation aimed at curbing Amazon deforestation. (BBC News)
  • Jérôme Kerviel is blamed for worsening the January 2008 stock market downturn by allegedly losing €4.9 billion ($7 billion) for French bank Société Générale. (''The Daily Mail'')

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A photo of four people standing behind the curtains in four voting booths in New Hampshire. AP photo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.974
  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.

Books

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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Atonement

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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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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The Kite Runner

By: Khaled Hosseini

The 10th anniversary edition of the New York Times bestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers.The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

428: Fūsa Sareta Shibuya de

428: Fūsa Sareta Shibuya de

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,[1] iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Sega (Wii) Spike (PS3/PSP/iOS)

Age of Booty

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

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Capcom

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Atlantica Online

Atlantica Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG, Tactical RPG

Publisher: NA Nexon America; JP Nexon Co., Ltd.; TW Gamania; VN VTC Games; CN The9 Limited; TH AsiaSoft; DE Nexon Europe; FR Nexon Europe; RU Innova Co. S.à rl; ID PT. Kreon; ESP Ignited Games Inc; BR Ignited G

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft


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