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Friday 8 February 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Step Up 2: The Streets, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Duma Key: A Novel by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Talking Metal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chicken Hunter or Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures.
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Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 2008 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • In the USA, the Supreme Court of Nebraska rules the electric chair is unconstitutional (cruel and unusual). This is the last state in the country to have allowed death by the electric chair.
  • The Serbian minister for Kosovo claims that his government has information that the province's Albanian leadership will declare independence on February 17. (AFP via Google News)
  • A 5.4 Mampsubampwamp/subamp earthquake southeast of Mexicali, Mexico causes 400,000 people to lose power. (USGS)
  • Hamas militants launch nearly 20 rockets at nearby Israeli towns. (BBC News)
  • A student shoots two students and kills herself at Louisiana Technical College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 8 February 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Offenbach : 3 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Munich 1860 : 1 - 2
  • St Pauli - CZ Jena : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Guingamp : 3 - 1
  • Angers - Boulogne : 2 - 1
  • Bastia - Troyes : 1 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Dijon : 2 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Crystal Palace : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.977
  • Time: Portrait of John McCain from waist up holding his right wristband
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.976


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

Duma Key: A Novel

By: Stephen King

Don’t miss the thrilling novel from undisputed King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King about what happens when the barrier between our world and that of the supernatural is breached...No

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Liberal Fascism

By: Jonah Goldberg

“Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as

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By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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The Darkest Evening Of The Year

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Who will be with you in the darkest hour? Amy Redwing has devoted her life to rescuing dogs. But the unique bond she shares with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves in the most dangerous encounter ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Chronicles of Spellborn

The Chronicles of Spellborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Frogster Interactive Mindscape Acclaim Games

Block Breaker Deluxe

Block Breaker Deluxe

Platform: Mobile phone, iPod, N-Gage, Windows, Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Breakout clone


Platform: Microsoft Windows


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Chicken Hunter

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: MumboJumbo

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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