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Tuesday 4 November 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Um Mundo Catita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine or Cradle of Rome.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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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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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 4 November 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Crichton: American writer, the author of best-selling sci-fi thrillers, many of which were made into movies.
  • Juan Camilo Mourino: Mexican Secretary of the Interior (Born 1971).
  • California votes to approve a constitutional ban on gay marriage.
  • In general elections in the USA, Democratic Party nominee Senator Barack Obama is elected first half-black president, with running mate Joe Biden as Vice President. The electoral college presidential vote is 364 to 174, with popular vote 52 to 46 percent. The Democratic party increases their number in Congress by about 20 seats, and in the Senate control 60 of 100 seats. This was the longest election in US history, and most expensive.
  • Arkansas votes 63 percent in favor of a state lottery.
  • Proposition 8 passes in California, revoking state recognition of LGBT marriages.
  • Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.

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Sport Games on 4 November 2008

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Dunfermline : 1 - 3
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UK Soccer
  • Rangers - Dundee United : 3 - 3
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 2008?

  • Time: Contour/Getty. Photo of the Diebold AccuVote-TS electronic voting machine. Inset: Callie Shell/Auror
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11022
  • Esquire


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

The Brass Verdict

By: Michael Connelly

Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom.

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By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Letter To My Daughter

By: Maya Angelou

Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou’s path to living well and living a life with meaning.

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By: Anita Shreve

At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES, Amiga, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

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Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, hack and slash

Publisher: Buka Entertainment

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Alien Crush Returns

Alien Crush Returns

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Cradle of Rome

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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