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Tuesday 9 December 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Revolutionary Road, directed by Sam Mendes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Your Heart Belongs To Me by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A World of Her PWN. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6 or Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath.
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 30 days ?

A World of Her PWN

Starring: Samantha Mason, Brian Morvant, Jenelle Sosa, Patrick Pizzolorusso

Country: United States

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Raja Shivchhatrapati

Starring: Rujuta Deshmukh, Sunil Godse, Yatin Karyekar, Amol Kolhe

Country: India

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Movies

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

Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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The Reader

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz

Country: United States

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Gran Torino

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley

Country: United States

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Twilight

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency.
  • Democratic Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at his Chicago home, amidst allegations of corruption and pay-to-play regarding the replacement for United States President-elect Barack Obama in the Senate. (MarketWatch)
  • Almost 1,400 workers are laid off in the Republic of Ireland as a result of the 2008 Irish pork crisis. (BBC)
  • Sony Corporation announces plans to cut 8,000 jobs and close 10% of its manufacturing plants. (BBC)
  • United Nations-mediated peace talks commence in Nairobi, Kenya, between the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the National Congress for the Defence of the People. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 9 December 2008

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Cardiff : 2 - 2
  • Charlton - Coventry : 1 - 2
  • Nott'm Forest - Sheffield United : 0 - 1
  • Plymouth - Birmingham : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 December 2008
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barrow - Altrincham : 2 - 2
  • Burton - Cambridge : 3 - 1
  • Eastbourne Borough - Torquay : 4 - 2
  • Ebbsfleet - Forest Green : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2008?

  • Time: Photo of Michelle Rhee in a classroom. Insets, from left: Brian Kersey - Pool/Getty Images; PhotoXpr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11034
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1024

Books

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

Your Heart Belongs To Me

By: Dean Koontz

For one man, they are the five most terrifying words of all . . . One year after the heart transplant that saved his life, thirty-five-year-old Ryan Perry has never felt

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Dashing Through The Snow

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

From beloved mother-daughter duo Mary Higgins Clark, America's Queen of Suspense, and Carol Higgins Clark, author of the hugely popular Regan Reilly mystery series, comes Dashing Through the Snow, a holiday

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Dewey

By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter

CHINESE EDITION. 275 pages.

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The Gate House

By: Nelson DeMille

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast. When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Babysitting Mania

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: iWin, Majesco Entertainment

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Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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101-in-1 Explosive Megamix

Platform: Nintendo DS, WiiWare

Genre: Varied

Publisher: Nordcurrent (EU) Atlus (US)

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