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Monday 27 October 2008

2008-10-27

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini 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 30 days ?

Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ray Ellis: American record producer and arranger (Born 1923).
  • Roy Stewart: Jamacian-born British actor and fitness industry figure (Born 1925).
  • Chris Bryant: Welsh politician Minister of State for Europe.
  • Frank Nagai: Japanese singer (Born 1932).
Facts:
  • Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens is found guilty on all seven counts of lying on United States Senate financial documents. (AP via Google News)
  • The Washington, D.C. Metro announces it will randomly search ampquotbackpacks, gym bags and any other containers that riders carry with them onto the bus and rail systemampquot during periods of increased threat. (''The Washington Post'')
  • Kivu conflict:
  • Tutsi rebels under Laurent Nkunda are reportedly advancing on the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Reuters)
  • MONUC peacekeeping forces are engaged in heavy fighting against rebels. (BBC News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Bettmann/Corbis Split-screen of Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, John McCain, and Franklin D. Roosevel
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11016
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11018

Books

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

Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.Oaths

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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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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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)

All Star Cheer Squad

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

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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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

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The Incredible Hulk

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

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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