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Tuesday 26 February 2008

2008-02-26

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February 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. Never Back Down, directed by Jeff Wadlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Appeal by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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Step Up 2: The Streets

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Cassie Ventura

Country: United States

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Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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The People Watchers

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Buddy Miles: American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Electric Flag and The California Raisins) (d. 2008).
  • Dick Fletcher: American meteorologist (Born 1942).
  • Glory Mukwati: Zimbabwean politician.
Facts:
  • A shutdown at the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station causes a loss of electricity for millions in Florida. (Reuters)
  • Researchers announce they have sequenced the genome of corn. (Reuters)
  • A bomb blast in Khost, Afghanistan kills five police officers on their way to work. (AFP via Google News)
  • A man who dubbed himself ampquotOsama bin Londonampquot is found guilty of running terrorist training camps in the United Kingdom. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of a teacher sitting at a classroom desk. Photograph for TIME by Matthias Clamer - Stockland M
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker

Books

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

The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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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 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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Duma Key: A Novel

By: Stephen King

Don’t miss the thrilling novel from undisputed King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King about what happens when the barrier between our world and that of the supernatural is breached...No

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: PC: TikGames, Real Xbox 360: Microsoft Game Studios

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Braid

Platform: Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Number None, Inc.; Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Cory in the House (video game)

Cory in the House (video game)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, stealth

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios


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