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Saturday 2 August 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Tailspin by Catherine Coulter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mummy Forensics. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: The Force Unleashed or 5.
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TV Series

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 2008 ?

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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  • Latvia holds a constitutional referendum on whether to allow referendums on dissolving parliament and calling early elections. Although the result was invalidated, as turnout did not meet the 50% threshold, the results (96% in favour of the change) is considered likely to press politicians to adopt a similar measure nonetheless. (Reuters)
  • Two climbers from an international expedition perish after ice fall on K2 mountain in the Himalayas, and six members of the team have gone missing. (BBC News)
  • The International Olympic Committee strips the United States 2000 Summer Olympics 4×400 metre relay team of their gold medal after team member Antonio Pettigrew admits to doping. (Reuters)
  • Members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation meet to discuss trade, terrorism, and poverty. Tensions between India and Pakistan threaten to overshadow the eight-nation gathering. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 2 August 2008

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clyde - Morton : 1 - 1
  • Partick - Dunfermline : 1 - 0
  • Queen of Sth - Airdrie Utd : 0 - 0
  • Ross County - Dundee : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 August 2008
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Arbroath - Alloa : 4 - 1
  • Ayr - Raith Rvs : 0 - 0
  • Brechin - Stirling : 2 - 1
  • East Fife - Peterhead : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 August 2008
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Albion Rvs - Forfar : 1 - 3
  • Berwick - East Stirling : 2 - 1
  • Cowdenbeath - Annan Athletic : 1 - 4
  • Dumbarton - Montrose : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 2 August 2008

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1004
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - August, 2008


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


By: Catherine Coulter

When a fellow agent's plane crashes deep in the Appalachian Mountains, married FBI agents Savich and Sherlock find the pilot and his passenger alive.

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Rules Of Deception

By: Christopher Reich

New York Times Bestseller Dr. Jonathan Ransom, a surgeon for Doctors Without Borders, is climbing in the Swiss Alps with his wife, Emma, when she falls into a hidden crevasse

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When You Are Engulfed in Flames

By: David Sedaris

"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Trying

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1 vs. 100

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Game show

Publisher: DSI Games

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Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

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Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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