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Wednesday 9 January 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK When You Believe by Leon Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Cloverfield, directed by Matt Reeves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching American Focus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bangai-O Spirits or Chronotron.
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 ?

American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Passport to Explore

Starring: Lexi Giovagnoli, Leonard Jones, Vincent Giovagnoli, Laura Waddell

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Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

Movies

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

Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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The Bucket List

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

Country: United States

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I Am Legend

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Facts:
  • 70-car pileup along Interstate 4 in Florida, USA, due to fog and smoke. Five deaths.
  • China will ban stores from handing out plastic bags as of June 2008. (BBC)
  • After conducting further research, NASA astronomers have determined that asteroid 2007 WD5 now has a 0.01% chance of striking Mars on January 30, 2008, effectively ruling out an impact. (NASA)
  • India's Tata Motors launches the world's cheapest production car, Tata Nano, in Pragati Maidan, Delhi. (CNN-IBN)
  • The price of gold in the London Gold Fixing rises above €600 per troy ounce for the first time. (€603.528, a.m. Fixing.) (LBMA)

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Books

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

Atonement

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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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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Born Standing Up

By: Steve Martin

The riveting, mega-bestselling, beloved and highly acclaimed memoir of a man, a vocation, and an era named one of the ten best nonfiction titles of 2007 by Time and Entertainment Weekly.In

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You: Staying Young

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

We may not like to admit it, but we think about how we look every single day. Many times a day. When we step out of the shower.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

5

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

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Bangai-O Spirits

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: "Missile Action"

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA D3 Publisher; AUS AFA Interactive

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Chronotron

Chronotron

Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Puzzle, Platformer

Publisher: Scarybug Games[1]

Civilization Revolution

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, iOS, Windows Phone

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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Colour Cross

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Zoo Digital; EU Rising Star Games

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