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Tuesday 1 July 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Beach House by Jane Green was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Baseball's Golden Age. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Counter-Strike Online or Bratz Ponyz 2.
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TV Series

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

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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Great Performances

Written by: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban

Starring: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Country: United States

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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • The Starbucks coffee company announces it will close an additional 500 stores in the USA, on top of 100 already announced.
  • Rioting erupted in Mongolia in response to allegations of fraud surrounding the 2008 legislative elections.
  • At least 38 people die as a motorised ferry sinks in Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta. (CNN)
  • Police in Portugal announce that they are closing the investigation on the disappearance of Madeline McCann. (NineMsn news)
  • Natalie Coughlin and Aaron Peirsol break world records for the 100 metres backstroke at the United States Olympic trials. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Books

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

The Beach House

By: Jane Green

The New York Times bestseller and ultimate beach read from the author of Promises to Keep and Another Piece of My Heart Nan Powell is a free-spirited, sixty-five-year-old

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Wisdom of Our Fathers

By: Tim Russert

What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you ...

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Sail

By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

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Big Russ And Me

By: Tim Russert

Over the last two decades, before his death in 2008 at the age of 58, Tim Russert had become one of the most trusted and admired figures in American television journalism.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Educational

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Counter-Strike Online

Counter-Strike Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation Nexon Corporation TianCity[1] Gamania IAHgames Megaxus PlayFPS Nexon EU Go Play

Asda Story

Asda Story

Platform: Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Publisher: mGame (Korea) Play Media Group (Europe) GamesCampus (USA) OnGame (Brazil) nDoors (Japan) GamePower7 (Middle East)

Bratz Ponyz 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Chaos;Head

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,[1] Android

Genre: Psychological thriller, sci-fi, supernatural, romance

Publisher: Nitroplus (Windows) 5pb. (X360, PS3, PSP, PSV, iOS, ANRD) Naotaka Hayashi (scenario writer) Choco (product designer) Toshimichi Isoe, Takeshi Abo (composers) Mutsumi Sasaki (character designer)

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