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Monday 25 August 2008

2008-08-25

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 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 ?

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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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom

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Baseball's Golden Age

Starring: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The US Mint releases the 2008 Alaska state quarter dollar coin to circulation.
  • Canadian authorities report 12 people have died in the listeriosis outbreak traced to a Maple Leaf Foods plant in Toronto. ( ''Montreal Gazette'')
  • The 2008 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party begins in Denver, Colorado. (BBC News)
  • Tropical Storm Gustav forms in the Atlantic Ocean and heads for the Dominican Republic and Haiti. (AP via ''Minneapolis-St Paul Tribune'')
  • Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announces that he is withdrawing his Pakistan Muslim League (N) party from Pakistan's governing coalition. (''Newsweek'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2008 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 25 August 2008 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: B&W photo of a Russian soldier. Photo-Illustration based on photograph by Umit Bektas/Reuters. Inset
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11087

Books

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

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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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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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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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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Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Tragedy

Publisher: Lass (PC) 5pb. (Xbox 360, PSP)

AdventureQuest Worlds

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Artix Entertainment

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All Star Cheer Squad

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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