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Tuesday 28 October 2008

2008-10-28

It was Tuesday, 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

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 28 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 October
Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 889.35 points, or 10.88 percent, to 9,065.12, its second-biggest point gain. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gains 91.59 points, or 10.79 percent, to 940.51, also its second-biggest point gain. The Nasdaq Composite Index rises 143.57 points, or 9.53 percent, to 1,649.47.
  • Tamil Tiger terrorists have carried out unsuccessful air strikes on oil tanks near the capital, Colombo, and an army camp in Mannar, north-western Sri Lanka. (AFP via Google)
  • At its Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft delivers a pre-beta release of Windows 7 to developers, and announces plans to release a full Windows 7 beta early in 2009. (''The New York Times'')
  • North Korea issues a statement declaring that it will turn South Korea into ampquotdebrisampquot if the South does not stop all ampquotconfrontational activitiesampquot. (CNN)
  • Iran opens a naval base in the town of Jask, just outside the Strait of Hormuz entrance to the Persian Gulf. (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 ?

Adventure Rock

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure Educational

Publisher: BBC and Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

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Battlefield: Bad Company

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, action, tactical shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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