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Saturday 24 May 2008

2008-05-24

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Rihanna. Young People Fucking, directed by Martin Gero, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Young People Fucking

Directed by: Martin Gero

Starring: Aaron Abrams, Carly Pope, Kristin Booth

Country: United States

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon

Country: United States

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dick Martin: American comedian and gag-writer who, along with Dan Rowan, created the wacky, zany and hilarious TV series "Laugh In," which ran from 1968-1972.
  • Rob Knox: British actor (Born 1989).
Facts:
  • Three people are killed and another three injured in a helicopter crash on Santa Catalina Island, California near Two Harbors, California. (AP via Google News)
  • Munster win the Heineken European Rugby Cup against Toulouse, 16 to 13. (RTÉ)
  • Colombia:
  • According to the Colombian Minister of Defense, Juan Manuel Santos, FARC founder and commander Tirofijo died on March 26. Noticias24
  • A 5.9 earthquake with its epicentre in the Department of Meta strikes the Central and West areas of the country at least 11 people are killed with over 4000 injuries reported. (USGS)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.992
  • Time: *Really, we're pretty sure this time. Photograph for TIME by Callie Shell/Aurora
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10954

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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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 Whole Truth

By: David Baldacci

"Dick, I need a war." Nicolas Creel is a man on a mission. He heads up the world's largest defense contractor, The Ares Corporation.

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Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

"Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring--and it all comes through in her winning guide to life, JUST WHO WILL YOU BE We're lucky to have her show us the way."--

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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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Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Platform: BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, Symbian OS, N-Gage 2.0, DSiWare

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Blue Dragon Plus

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive; NA UTV Ignition Entertainment

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Commander in Chief

Platform: PC

Genre: Government simulation game Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Interactive Gaming Software (IGS)

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari; JP / EU Bandai

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