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Saturday 9 August 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Vicky Cristina Barcelona, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mummy Forensics. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armand and the Foppish Hat or Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA).
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TV Series

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

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States


Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Baseball's Golden Age

Starring: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Country: United States


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

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 2008 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bernie Mac: American actor and comedian (d. 2008).
  • Mahmoud Darwish: Palestinian prominent poet and writer of prose (d. 2008).
  • American actor/comedian Bernie Mac (The Bernie Mac Show, Ocean's Eleven, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Transformers) dies in a Chicago hospital from complications due to pneumonia, at age 50.
  • 2008 Summer Olympics:
  • Shooter Kateřina Emmons of the Czech Republic wins the women's 10 meter air rifle competition, the first gold medal of the 2008 Summer Olympics, setting an Olympic record for both the qualifying and final scores. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • Woman's weightlifter Chen Xiexia sets Olympic records in both the clean and jerk and total weight lifted, winning China's first and the second gold medal of the summer. (BBC News)
  • 2008 South Ossetia War:

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Sport Games on 9 August 2008

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Nantes : 2 - 1
  • Bordeaux - Caen : 2 - 1
  • Le Havre - Nice : 1 - 0
  • Le Mans - Lorient : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 August 2008
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Sheffield United : 1 - 0
  • Blackpool - Bristol City : 0 - 1
  • Cardiff - Southampton : 2 - 1
  • Charlton - Swansea : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 August 2008
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crawley Town - York : 0 - 1
  • Eastbourne Borough - Rushden & D : 0 - 1
  • Ebbsfleet - Mansfield : 2 - 2
  • Histon - Torquay : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 August 2008
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Partick : 0 - 1
  • Dundee - Clyde : 1 - 0
  • Dunfermline - Queen of Sth : 2 - 1
  • Livingston - Ross County : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 August 2008

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

Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox

By: Eoin Colfer

When Artemis Fowl's mother contracts a life-threatening illness, his world is turned upside down. The only hope for a cure lies in the brain fluid of the silky sifaka lemur.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Casper's Scare School

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Blast! Entertainment

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Platform: Windows (2K/XP/Vista/7)

Genre: Free-to-play, Third-person shooter

Publisher: CyberStep


Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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