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Monday 4 August 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 2008). 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. Departures, directed by Yôjirô Takita, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Destroyed in Seconds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advance Wars: Days of Ruin or Cooking Mama: World Kitchen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Yôjirô Takita

Starring: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

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Babylon A.D.

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Gérard Depardieu

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The Longshots

Directed by: Fred Durst

Starring: Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Tasha Smith, Jill Marie Jones

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Directed by: Deb Hagan

Starring: Drake Bell, Kevin Covais, Andrew Caldwell, Andree Moss

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Destroyed in Seconds

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Spooks: Code 9

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Sordid Lives: The Series

Directed by: Del Shores

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Under One Roof

Directed by: Todd Wilson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 2008 ?

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Famous Deaths:
  • U.S. conservative political commentator Robert Novak retires after 45 years. The only reason for retirement was a previously discovered brain tumour. Novak is also involved in the CIA leak scandal. (CBS News)
  • Eleven climbers from an international expedition are reported dead after ice fall took out the fixed ropes on part of the route on K2 mountain in the Himalayas. (AP via Yahoo! News)

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Sport Games on 4 August 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Montpellier : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole
  2. Lil Wayne - A Milli
  3. Rihanna - Take A Bow
  4. I Luv Your Girl - The-Dream
  5. Take You Down - Chris Brown
  6. Put On - Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
  7. Alicia Keys - Teenage Love Affair
  8. Bust It Baby Part 2 - Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
  9. Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad
  10. Get Like Me - David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Flex - Te Quiero
  2. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Mana
  3. Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
  4. Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
  5. Pose - Daddy Yankee
  6. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  7. Baby Boy - Ya No Llores (Let Me Love You)
  8. Los Temerarios - Si Tu Te Vas
  9. Tu Adios No Mata - Intocable
  10. Donde Estan Corazon - Enrique Iglesias


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

The Post-American World

By: Fareed Zakaria

“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” ―Boston Sunday Globe In this international bestseller, Fareed Zakaria describes "the rise

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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: Nora Roberts

**This is a Read Pink edition. In October 2010, Penguin Group (USA) launched a new initiative in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Cooking Mama: World Kitchen

Platform: Wii

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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Platform: Flash

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Class of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA Atlus

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Game Plan

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Chapter 27

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The Devil's Curse

Studio: direct-to-video

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An American Carol

Studio: DVD

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Prom Night

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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