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Thursday 8 May 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Krim tim 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boingz or Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway.
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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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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

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

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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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The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • H.R. 5512 "The Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2008" passes the House of Representatives. The bill proposes changing the 1-cent and 5-cent coins to a core of steel.
  • The Congress of Bolivia agrees to hold a recall election by 7 August on whether the President of Bolivia Evo Morales should remain in power. (CNN)
  • Commissioner Édgar Eusebio Millán Gómez of Mexico's Federal Preventive Police is shot dead in central Mexico City. (CNN)
  • The United States House of Representatives approves legislation developed by Barney Frank to let the United States government insure up to $300 billion in mortgages to help homeowners avert foreclosure. (Bloomberg)
  • The Iraqi Minister of Defence claims that the leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has been captured. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 8 May 2008

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Ath Madrid : 0 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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  • 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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Books

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

Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

Just Who Will You Be?: Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within. (ROUGHCUT)

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Hold Tight

By: Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben delivers a #1 New York Times bestseller that asks how well parents really know their children—and puts them on a technological roller coaster of their worst fears.“We’re

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A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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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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Videogames

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Beijing 2008

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Sega

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

250 Mannin no Kanken Wii de Tokoton Kanji Nou

Genre: Educational game

Boingz

Boingz

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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