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Saturday 8 October 2005

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. In UK Push The Button by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. Havoc, directed by Barbara Kopple, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Shalimar The Clown by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 1 Litre of Tears. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advance Wars: Dual Strike or Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Sailor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Supernatural

Written by: Eric Kripke

Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States

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Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

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 ?

Havoc

Directed by: Barbara Kopple

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby

Country: United States

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Waiting...

Directed by: Rob McKittrick

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, John Francis Daley

Country: United States

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A History of Violence

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Lord of War

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 October
Facts:
  • The 2005 Kashmir earthquake kills about 80,000 people.
  • 2005 Kashmir earthquake: Thousands of people are killed by a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

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Sport Games on 8 October 2005

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ferrol - Albacete : 2 - 3
  • Lleida - Hercules : 0 - 1
  • Poli Ejido - Gimnastic : 2 - 0
  • Tenerife - Numancia : 2 - 1
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Stevenage : 3 - 1
  • Canvey Island - Altrincham : 1 - 1
  • Exeter - Halifax : 4 - 2
  • Gravesend - York : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 October 2005
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Peterhead - Ayr : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 October 2005
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Elgin : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 October 2005

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.843
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Are We Making Hurricanes Worse? -- Oct. 3, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10118

Books

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

Shalimar The Clown

By: Salman Rushdie

“Dazzling . . . Modern thriller, Ramayan epic, courtroom drama, slapstick comedy, wartime adventure, political satire, village legend–they’re all blended here magnificently.”–The

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On Beauty

By: Zadie Smith

Winner of the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction and from the celebrated author of White Teeth comes another bestselling masterwork Having hit bestseller lists from the New York Times to

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New Rules

By: Bill Maher

From the New York Times bestselling author and host of HBO’s Real Time, Bill Maher’s latest collection of political riffs and savagely funny suggestions for preserving sanity in an insane world.

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The Historian

By: Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 2

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Platform: PC

Publisher: Invictus Games

Firearms

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

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ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Sony Computer Entertainment America; EU SouthPeak Games

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