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Wednesday 7 May 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wynter Perrineau . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Challenge or Left 4 Dead.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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VS. Arashi

Starring: Satoshi Ôno, Shô Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya

Country: Japan

Los simuladores

Written by: Damián Szifrón

Starring: Alejandro Calva, Arath de la Torre, Ruben Zamora, Antonio de la Vega

Country: Mexico

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Starring: Adam Bobrow

Country: Japan

Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 2008 ?

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wynter Perrineau: American child of noted parent and bi-racial heritage with a white mother and Afro-American dad.
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  • Dmitry Medvedev is sworn in as Russia's president.
  • The genome of the platypus is sequenced. (BBC News)
  • Silvio Berlusconi, the Prime Minister of Italy, appoints his new Cabinet. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • Brian Cowen, TD is elected as Irish Taoiseach by 88 votes to 76. (RTÉ)

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Sport Games on 7 May 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 2 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Wolfsburg : 2 - 3
  • Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Hertha : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 7 May 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - FC Koln : 1 - 3
  • Freiburg - Offenbach : 0 - 1
  • Hoffenheim - Koblenz : 3 - 1
  • Mainz - Aachen : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 7 May 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Valladolid : 1 - 1
  • Getafe - Almeria : 4 - 2
  • La Coruna - Levante : 1 - 0
  • Mallorca - Osasuna : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 7 May 2008
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Rangers - Motherwell : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 7 May 2008

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

  • Time: A split black and white photo of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Photo-Illustration inspired by th
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10942
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Where Are You Now?

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From America’s Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy—a quest with terrifying repercussions.It

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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Certain Girls

By: Jennifer Weiner

Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Challenge

Platform: Mobile phones, iOS, iPod, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable, Xbox Live Arcade, N-Gage 2.0, WiiWare, Microsoft Windows, Zeebo, DSiWare, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gameloft Ubisoft

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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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ARCA Sim Racing '08

ARCA Sim Racing '08

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, Simulator

Bangai-O Spirits

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: "Missile Action"

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA D3 Publisher; AUS AFA Interactive

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Left 4 Dead

Genre: First-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Valve Corporation Electronic Arts (retail)

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