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Monday 1 December 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Hot, Flat, And Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Pony or Candace Kane's Candy Factory.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States


Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Raja Shivchhatrapati

Starring: Rujuta Deshmukh, Sunil Godse, Yatin Karyekar, Amol Kolhe

Country: India

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Um Mundo Catita

Starring: Manuel João Vieira, Karley Aida, Duarte Barrilaro Ruas, Phil Mendrix

Country: Portugal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 2008 ?

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • The price of a barrel of light crude oil falls US$5.15 to US$49.28.
  • The largest U.S. chicken company, Pilgrim's Pride Corp, files for voluntary bankruptcy protection.
  • In Canada, the Liberal Party, New Democratic Party, and Bloc Québécois sign an agreement to form a coalition Government with Stéphane Dion as leader, with the intention of toppling the Conservative Government that was elected less than two months before. (CTV News)
  • A suicide bomb attack kills 10 people, including two policemen, in the southern province in Helmand in Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • United States President-elect Barack Obama announces his national security team to his transition advisory board, among them being Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, who was nominated Secretary of State. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 1 December 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Mainz : 1 - 4
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Lens - Sedan : 1 - 3
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Reading - Coventry : 3 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - West Ham : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Hot, Flat, And Crowded

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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The Private Patient

By: P. D. James

National BestsellerCheverell Manor is a beautiful old house in Dorset, which its owner, the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell, uses as a private clinic.

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A Mercy

By: Toni Morrison

National BestsellerOne of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearIn the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

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Championship Pony

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: Destination Software

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Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Candace Kane's Candy Factory

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Puzzle

Publisher: Destineer

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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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