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Wednesday 1 October 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. 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.. RocknRolla, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Clannad: After Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boingz or Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4.
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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

Yogscast

Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 October
Famous Deaths:
  • John Biddle: American yachting cinematographer and lecturer (Born 1925).
  • Nick Reynolds: American singer and bongo player (The Kingston Trio) (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • Russia's supreme court declares the imperial dynasty victims of political repression, marking the official rehabilitation of the house of Romanov. The decision overturns a lower court ruling that classified the killings as plain murder, and exonerates Emperor Nicholas II and his family of the alleged crimes the Bolshevik regime used to justify their killing. (Reuters)
  • The United States Senate passes the civilian nuclear agreement with India by a vote of 86–13. India has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty, but may now undertake nuclear trade to the States (TOI)
  • The National Transportation Safety Board reports that a Metrolink engineer sent a text message 22 seconds before the Chatsworth train collision in Los Angeles, California, that killed 25 people. (CBS)
  • Mayor of Melbourne John So announces his resignation. (news.com.au)
  • United States Army General David D. McKiernan, the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, says that a greater military presence is ampquotneeded as quickly as possible.ampquot (CNN)

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Books

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

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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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ARCA Sim Racing '08

ARCA Sim Racing '08

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, Simulator

Aion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

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Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Boingz

Boingz

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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