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Friday 3 October 2008

It was Friday, 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 The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tuulepealne maa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cradle of Rome or Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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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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Directed by: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylne Jampano, Catherine Bgin

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Karam ud Din: Pakistani Navy officer (Born 1941).
  • Johnny J: American record producer and songwriter (Born 1969).
  • The U.S. House of Representatives approves the modified US$700 billion bank bailout plan, voting 263 in favor, 171 against. President George Bush quickly signs the bill into law.
  • The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 for the US financial system is signed by President Bush.
  • Global financial crisis: U.S. President George W. Bush signs the revised Emergency Economic Stabilization Act into law, creating a 700 billion dollar Treasury fund to purchase failing bank assets.ref name = quotAssociated Press-Raum-2008-10-03quotRaum, Tom (October 3, 2008) =20081028183632}}
  • NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft makes its second of three flybys of Mercury, decreasing the velocity for orbital insertion on March 18, 2011.
  • An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude kills at least 65 in Kyrgyzstan.

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Sport Games on 3 October 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Karlsruhe : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Munich 1860 : 0 - 3
  • Freiburg - Duisburg : 2 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Augsburg : 2 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Lens : 1 - 2
  • Amiens - Vannes : 0 - 2
  • Angers - Troyes : 0 - 0
  • Boulogne - Chateauroux : 2 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1014
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - October, 2008


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

The Other Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory—a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots.Fleeing

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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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The Limits Of Power

By: Andrew Bacevich

From an acclaimed conservative historian and former military officer, a bracing call for a pragmatic confrontation with the nation's problemsThe Limits of Power identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: the

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By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Beach Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: THQ

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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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Bratz Super Babiezzzz

Bratz Super Babiezzzz

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Action/Adventure/Platformer/

Publisher: THQ



Publisher: Shrapnel Games

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Soulstorm

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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