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Wednesday 29 October 2008

2008-10-29

It was Wednesday, 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 29 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 29 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Mike Baker: American singer Shadow Gallery (Born 1963).
Facts:
  • Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries sells a US 1868 3-cent rose George Washington postage stamp with "B" grill embossing for US$900,000 (US$1,035,000 with buyer's fee). The stamp is one of four known.
  • Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world's largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to 5.
  • The American Federal Reserve announces it will loan up to US$30 billion to Brazil, Singapore, South Korea, and Mexico.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5. (''The New York Times'')
  • India's Viswanathan Anand retains the World Chess Championship title in Bonn, Germany, by defeating Russia’s Vladimir Kramnik. (CNN-IBN)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11019
  • Time: Bettmann/Corbis Split-screen of Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, John McCain, and Franklin D. Roosevel
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11016

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 ?

250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

Genre: Educational game

Biology Battle

Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

Call of Duty: World at War – Final Fronts

Platform: PlayStation 2[1][2]

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

The Continuum

Platform: Adobe Flash based

Genre: RPG/Strategy

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