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Friday 5 December 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include River Robertson . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Day the Earth Stood Still, directed by Scott Derrickson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ape Quest or AssaultCube.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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The Reader

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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Gran Torino

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley

Country: United States

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Twilight

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The US White House and congressional democrats agree on a plan to provide a US$15 billion emergency loan to the country's automakers.
  • The Federated States of Micronesia recognize Kosovo. (New Kosova Report)
  • O. J. Simpson is sentenced to 15-33 years in prison with eligibility for parole after 9 years for kidnapping and robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas, Nevada, casino. (AFP via ''Melbourne Age'')
  • Sri Lankan Civil War: the Sri Lankan military enters Alampil, nearing the primary LTTE-held town of Mullaitivu. (BBC)
  • NASA delays the launch of the Mars Science Laboratory by two years because of lengthening delays and lingering technical issues. (NY Times)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1024
  • Time: Closeup of a doctor using a tongue depressor to check a person's throat
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11033

Books

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

Eclipse

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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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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Twilight

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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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Quest

Ape Quest

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

AssaultCube

AssaultCube

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Bomberman Blast

Platform: Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft, Nintendo

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari; JP / EU Bandai

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Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: PC: TikGames, Real Xbox 360: Microsoft Game Studios

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