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Tuesday 24 June 2008

2008-06-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Viva La Vida by Coldplay. WALL·E, directed by Andrew Stanton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Incredible Hulk

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom

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The Jace Hall Show

Starring: Jace Hall, Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig

Country: United States

Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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Great Performances

Written by: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban

Starring: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 June
Famous Deaths:
  • Gerhard Ringel: Austrian mathematician (Born 1919).
  • Ira Tucker: American gospel singer (The Dixie Hummingbirds) (Born 1925).
Facts:
  • Representing Pope Benedict XVI, Colombian Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos is pressing the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X to accept five conditions, including respect for the pope and his authority, as part of a reconciliation offer. (The New Liturgical Movement)
  • Plans are unveiled for the world's first swirling skyscraper in Dubai, with each floor rotating up to once an hour to form an ever-changing profile on the skyline. (Reuters)
  • A bomb at an office building in Baghdad kills eight people and injures 10. The U.S. military blames the attack on rogue members of Shia Muslim militias. The attack is believed to be a suicide bombing, but the U.S. military is investigating allegations that a bomb was planted in the building. (BBC News)
  • The National Assembly of Niger votes to try former Prime Minister Hama Amadou on graft charges. (Reuters)
  • Franz Josef Jung, the German Minister of Defence, announces plans to commit a thousand extra troops to Afghanistan. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Fat kid holding ice cream cone on a sunken skateboard
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10978
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.998

Books

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

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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Blood Noir

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

A favor for a friend puts Anita Blake in the center of a full-blown scandal that threatens master vampire Jean- Claude's reign-and makes her a pawn in an ancient vampire queen's new rise to power.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral

Platform: PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

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Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Chaos;Head

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,[1] Android

Genre: Psychological thriller, sci-fi, supernatural, romance

Publisher: Nitroplus (Windows) 5pb. (X360, PS3, PSP, PSV, iOS, ANRD) Naotaka Hayashi (scenario writer) Choco (product designer) Toshimichi Isoe, Takeshi Abo (composers) Mutsumi Sasaki (character designer)

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Civilization Revolution

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, iOS, Windows Phone

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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