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Friday 1 February 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Shooters by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Escape to Chimp Eden. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games or Bananagrams.
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TV Series

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

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Beto Carrero: Brazilian theme park owner and entertainer (Born 1937).
Facts:
  • A small plane crashes at Mount Airy, North Carolina resulting in the death of six passengers. (WSLS)
  • Iraq War: At least 43 people are killed and 85 injured as a result of two bombings in markets in central Baghdad. (News Limited)
  • RORO ferry MS ''Riverdance'' runs aground in Blackpool, England after its cargo shifts in heavy seas. All passengers and crew are airlifted to safety. (''Blackpool Gazette'')
  • A third fiber-optic submarine communications cable, FALCON, is cut two days after SEA-ME-WE 4 and FLAG were damaged. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 1 February 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - St Pauli : 1 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 1
  • Wehen - Hoffenheim : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 February 2008
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Clermont : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 February 2008
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Twente : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 February 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.976
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - February, 2008

Books

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

The Shooters

By: W. E. B. Griffin

A key DEA agent has been kidnapped by drugrunners. As much as the news angers Presidential Agent Castillo, he thinks there’s no way he could get permission to rescue the man.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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The Kite Runner

By: Khaled Hosseini

The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in ...

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Shadow Music

By: Julie Garwood

Throughout her acclaimed writing career, Julie Garwood has captivated readers with characters who are compelling, daring, and bursting with life. Now one of the most popular novelists of our time proudly

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Booty

Platform: Cloud (OnLive); Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Capcom

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Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

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Bananagrams

Bananagrams

Platform: Flash

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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