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Monday 29 September 2008

2008-09-29

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Body of Lies, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

Country: United States

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Finances of the Grand Duke

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz

Country: United States

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Martyrs

Directed by: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylne Jampano, Catherine Bgin

Country: United States

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Yogscast

Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emma Behn: Norwegian royalty, the youngest of the three daughters of Princess Märtha Louise and her husband, author Ari Behn.
  • Emma Tallulah Behn: member of the extended Norwegian royal family.
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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones industrial average posts its largest point decline ever, 778 points, 6.98 percent of total value. The benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 Index has its worst day since the 1987 crisis with an 8.8 percent drop, or 106.59 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index loses 199.61 points, or 9.14 percent. Latin American stocks tumble 13 percent, their biggest decline in more than a decade. Gold price jumps up, and US crude oil drops $10 to close at US$96.37 per barrel. World stocks, as measured by
  • Following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.
  • The DOW loses 777 points, the biggest one-day point decline ever. The drop came after the House of Representatives voted down a $700 billion bank bailout plan.
  • Three bombs go off in western India, killing 8 people and injuring 30. (TOI)
  • United States Attorney General Michael Mukasey announces the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the firings of nine U.S. attorneys in 2006. (BBC News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: They had a party. Now you're going to pay. Man by Hugh Kretschmer/Stone/Getty. Insets" Brooks Kraft/
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11011
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1013

Books

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

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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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Auditorium

Auditorium

Platform: Adobe Flash, Windows/Mac OS X (Steam), iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Aurora Feint

Aurora Feint

Platform: iOS

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing game

Ben 10: Alien Force

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Cate West: The Vanishing Files

Platform: PC, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Mystery

Publisher: Real Arcade (Original PC version) Destineer Games (Wii & DS versions) Oxygen Interactive Software (European Wii & DS versions)

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