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Sunday 6 January 2008, Epiphany

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK When You Believe by Leon Jackson was in the top 5 hits. In Bruges, directed by Martin McDonagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while For One More Day by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gangland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA) or Chess Crusade.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 2008

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

In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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The Wackness

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

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Sunshine Cleaning

Directed by: Christine Jeffs

Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

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Good Dick

Directed by: Marianna Palka

Starring: Marianna Palka, Jason Ritter, Eric Edelstein, Mark Webber

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Directed by: Tulio Demicheli

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Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work

Directed by: Matt Reid

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Kleiner Dodo

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Fight Quest

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 2008 ?

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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  • Greece is hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5. The epicenter is 70 km (43 miles) below Leonidio. There were no reports of casualties or serious damage. (RTÉ)
  • Five armed Iranian boats confront three U.S. Navy warships in international waters near the Strait of Hormuz. (''The International Herald Tribune'')

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Sport Games on 6 January 2008

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Getafe - Valladolid : 0 - 3
  • La Coruna - Ath Madrid : 0 - 3
  • Murcia - Osasuna : 2 - 0
  • Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 6 January 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Ferrol : 1 - 0
  • Cordoba - Sp Gijon : 2 - 2
  • Granada 74 - Gimnastic : 1 - 0
  • Hercules - Sevilla B : 1 - 2
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Asteras Tripolis - AEK : 2 - 1
  • Atromitos - Panionios : 0 - 2
  • OFI - Aris : 0 - 1
  • Panathinaikos - Kalamaria : 1 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Est Amadora - Guimaraes : 4 - 1
  • Maritimo - Leixoes : 2 - 1
  • Pacos Ferreira - Leiria : 2 - 1
  • Porto - Naval : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 6 January 2008

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - Like You'll Never See Me Again
  2. Alicia Keys - No One
  3. Trey Songz - Can't Help But Wait
  4. J. Holiday - Suffocate
  5. Mary J. Blige - Just Fine
  6. Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain
  7. Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
  8. Shoulda Let You Go - Keyshia Cole Introducing Amina
  9. Kanye West Featuring T-Pain - Good Life
  10. Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Juanes - Me Enamora
  2. Sexy Movimiento - Wisin & Yandel
  3. Vicente Fernandez - Estos Celos
  4. Un Buen Perdedor - K-Paz With Franco De Vita
  5. Sobre Mis Pies - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. Flex - Te Quiero
  8. No Puedo Olvidarla - Marco Antonio Solis
  9. Inalcanzable - RBD
  10. Conteo Regresivo - Gilberto Santa Rosa


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

For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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A Family Christmas

By: Caroline Kennedy

"When I began assembling [this] collection, I was skeptical that I would learn anything new about Christmas, but reading and reflecting on the history and spirit of Christmas brought back many

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The Choice

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.Travis

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Eidos Interactive



Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Platform: Microsoft Windows


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Home videos

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27 Dresses

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Savage Grace

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Mondays in the Sun

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Drillbit Taylor

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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