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Thursday 25 December 2008

2008-12-25

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom

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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom

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Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

The Cabonauts

Starring: Nichelle Nichols, Hayden Black, Norm Thoeming, Monica Young

Country: United States

Art Race

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Eartha Kitt, American sultry singer ("Santa Baby"), dancer and actress (Catwoman in Batman, two Emmy awards) dies in New York at age 81 of colon cancer.
  • A state of emergency is declared in the Marshall Islands, due to widespread flooding. {BBC)
  • Maruti Suzuki, India's largest automobile manufacturer, declares it has not achieved the growth planned for 2008 and may cut production amidst global crisis. (CNN-IBN)
  • A gas leak at a steel mill in Zunhua, China, causes 17 deaths. (BBC)
  • An explosion at an apartment in Yevpatoria, Ukraine, kills at least 19. (Reuters)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Comprehensive Look Back at 2008 Through a Collection of Serious and Not-So-Serious Top 10s
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11037
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1026

Books

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

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Art Style: AQUIA

Art Style: AQUIA

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Battle of the Bands

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Age of Heroes

Genre: Historical/Adventure

Publisher: Ras Games

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