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Tuesday 8 January 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, directed by Uwe Boll, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching American Focus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auditorium or The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Passport to Explore

Starring: Lexi Giovagnoli, Leonard Jones, Vincent Giovagnoli, Laura Waddell

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Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

Movies

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

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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The Bucket List

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

Country: United States

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I Am Legend

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

Country: United States

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Atonement

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 January
Famous Deaths:
  • George Moore: American doctor, administrative surgeon and cancer researcher notable for his discovery of the link between chewing tobacco and mouth cancer.
Facts:
  • In New Hampshire, USA, the Democratic caucuses choose Hillary Clinton as candidate for the presidential election on November. The Republican caucuses choose John McCain.
  • Voters in New Hampshire go to the polls for the first primary election to determine presidential nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties.
  • New York Senator Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic primary.
  • Arizona Senator John McCain wins the Republican primary. (CNN)
  • Former relief pitcher Rich Gossage is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. (ESPN)

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Sport Games on 8 January 2008

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Kidderminster : 2 - 1
  • Oxford - Weymouth : 0 - 1
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leyton Orient - Tranmere : 3 - 0
  • Yeovil - Walsall : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 January 2008
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Mansfield - Wycombe : 0 - 4
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Books

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

Deceptively Delicious

By: Jessica Seinfeld

It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how ...

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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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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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The Dangerous Book for Boys

By: Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden

The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses*, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Auditorium

Auditorium

Platform: Adobe Flash, Windows/Mac OS X (Steam), iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

International Karate +

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, Virtual Console

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: System 3 (Europe) Epyx (U.S.) Ignition Entertainment (PS1/GBA)

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11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shōjo

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Tragedy

Publisher: Lass (PC) 5pb. (Xbox 360, PSP)

The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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