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Monday 6 October 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. The Wrestler, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Investigation X. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Domino Master or 8Ball Allstars.
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 ?

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

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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Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

Country: United States

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Finances of the Grand Duke

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 06 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Peter Cox: Australian politician (Born 1925).
  • Kim Ji-hoo: South Korean actor and model (Born 1985).
Facts:
  • Another earthquake of magnitude 6.4, with two magnitude-5 aftershocks, hits Damxung, Tibet, People's Republic of China, with conflicting casualty reports anywhere from 9 to 30 deaths. (CNN)
  • Nobel Prize:
  • The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to Harald zur Hausen of Germany for his discovery of the human papilloma viruses that can cause cervical cancer in women, and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. (BBC News)
  • Subprime mortgage crisis:
  • The Dow Jones industrial average falls by as much as 800.06 points, its biggest intraday drop on record the Dow closed below the 10,000 mark for the first time since October 26, 2004. (MarketWatch)

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Sport Games on 6 October 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Wehen : 5 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Nimes : 5 - 0
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ebbsfleet - Histon : 0 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Empoli - Livorno : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Vote for One* McCain by Olivier Douliery/MCT/Landov; Obama by Kristoffer Tripplaar/SIPA Press; detai
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11012
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1014

Books

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

American Wife

By: Curtis Sittenfeld

A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice Lindgren has no idea that she will one day end up in the White House, married to the president.

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Dewey

By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter

CHINESE EDITION. 275 pages.

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Tsar

By: Ted Bell

Now in paperback, New York Times bestselling author Ted Bell’s latest action-packed thriller features the return of counter spy Alex Hawke as he faces a global nightmare of epic proportions.

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Hot Mahogany

By: Stuart Woods

A rock-solid new stone barrington novelStone Barrington is hired to protect a former intelligence agent with a penchant for antique furniture-and a bad case of amnesia.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

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

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8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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Audiosurf

Audiosurf

Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] Zune HD

Genre: Puzzle/Rhythm combination

Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Blitz: The League II

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, American football

Publisher: Midway Games

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