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Friday 29 February 2008

2008-02-29

It was Friday, 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. 21, directed by Robert Luketic, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

21

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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 29 February 2008 ?

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Facts:
  • American TV show The Young and the Restless has now been the number one rated daytime drama for 1000 consecutive weeks in the US, since December 1988.
  • Northrop Grumman and EADS win a US$35 billion U.S. Air Force contract to build a new refueling plane, the KC-45, shutting out Boeing. (Reuters)
  • A White House official resigns after admitting to plagiarism in columns published by the Fort Wayne, Indiana ''News-Sentinel''. (AP via Google News)
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture stands down two employees as part of its investigation of the biggest meat recall in United States history. (''The Wall Street Journal'')
  • The British Ministry of Defence announces that Prince Harry will have to return home from his deployment in Afghanistan as recent publicity made it too dangerous for him to stay there. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.980
  • Time: Photo of a teacher sitting at a classroom desk. Photograph for TIME by Matthias Clamer - Stockland M
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979

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 ?

Brothers in Arms: Double Time

Platform: Wii, OS X

Genre: First person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Clue Classic

Platform: Windows PC; Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Reflexive Entertainment

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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