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Friday 8 May 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Great Queen Seondeok. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Trine or Art Style: BOXLIFE.
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TV Series

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

Horrible Histories

Starring: Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Ben Willbond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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On the Road Weekly

Written by: Nancy Criss

Starring: Nancy Criss, Zana Mitchell, Nicole Taylor, Tracy Wright

Country: United States

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Victorian Farm

Starring: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer

Country: United States

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Terminator Salvation

Directed by: McG

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin

Country: United States

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone

Country: United States

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Country: United States

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17 Again

Directed by: Burr Steers

Starring: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 2009 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Bud Shrake: American journalist, sportswriter, novelist, biographer and screenwriter.
  • Dom DiMaggio: American baseball player and soldier (d. 2009).
Facts:
  • Fannie Mae, the largest provider of U.S. home mortgage funding, reports a US$23.2 billion loss in the first quarter, and seeks US$19 billion in additional funding from the US Treasury.
  • Thunderstorms throughout the Midwestern United States kill five people. (''New York Times'')
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands that the United States halt airstrikes in the war against the Taliban. (Reuters)
  • Louis Caldera resigns as Director of the White House Military Office. (''New York Times'')
  • Islamic terrorist and Singaporean fugitive Mas Selamat bin Kastari is arrested in Malaysia. (AP via Google News)

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Sport Games on 8 May 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Germinal - Mechelen : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 May 2009
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Leverkusen - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 May 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Duisburg : 0 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Augsburg : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 3
  • Oberhausen - Wehen : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 May 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Bastia : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Metz : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Sedan : 3 - 0
  • Nimes - Chateauroux : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 May 2009

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Books

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

Always Looking Up

By: Michael J. Fox

At the turn from our bedroom into the hallway, there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame. I can't help but catch a glimpse of myself as I pass.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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Loitering With Intent

By: Stuart Woods

Key West is a great place to unwind, unless you?re Stone Barrington, and you?re looking for someone who doesn?t want to be found.

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Tea Time For The Traditionally Built

By: Alexander McCall Smith

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 10Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Trine

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Mac OS X, Linux, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Nobilis

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Nintendo Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Activision

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Aqua Moto Racing

Aqua Moto Racing

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Resolution Interactive

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Art Style: BOXLIFE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Namco Bandai; JP / EU / AUS Bandai

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