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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 Swan Peak by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Destroyed in Seconds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantica Online or 19420: Joint Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 August 2008

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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. Ya No Llores (Let Me Love You) - Baby Boy
  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 ?

Swan Peak

By: James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke’s beloved Louisiana lawman Dave Robicheaux returns—this time, traveling from New Iberia Parish to the wilds of Montana in this adventure-filled sequel to Black Cherry Blues.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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By: Barbara Walters

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of ...

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: SCEI

Bella Sara

Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Bratz Kidz

Bratz Kidz

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Game Factory

Atlantica Online

Atlantica Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG, Tactical RPG

Publisher: NA Nexon America; JP Nexon Co., Ltd.; TW Gamania; VN VTC Games; CN The9 Limited; TH AsiaSoft; DE Nexon Europe; FR Nexon Europe; RU Innova Co. S.à rl; ID PT. Kreon; ESP Ignited Games Inc; BR Ignited G

19420: Joint Strike

19420: Joint Strike

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
An Acid-Tongued Maverick Keeps Bankers on the Edge of Their Seats

Richard X. Bove is one of the few analysts to predict the housing market blow-up. He is also one of the few whose advice would have made money for investors over the past year. [..]

An Internal Wiki That’s Not Classified

The State Department’s creation of “Diplopedia,” an internal wiki, is part of its changing ethic from “a need to know culture” to a “need to share culture,” an employee said. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $54.01
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $79.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $63.47
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.71
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.0111 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.974 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9629 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.0555 CHF

Home videos

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


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Married Life

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The Bank Job

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Space Chimps

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