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Wednesday 9 July 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Are You There by Chelsea Handler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Earth: The Power of the Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bionic Commando: Rearmed or Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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Great Performances

Written by: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban

Starring: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Country: United States

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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 July 2008 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
  • Palau - Constitution Day.
  • Argentina - Independence Day.
  • Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
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  • Questioned about conspiratorial ties at a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, Ohio, Senator John McCain does not deny he was president of the New Citizenship Project (forerunner of the neo-conservative Project for the New American Century). Instead he states his pride in the 9/11 Commission. (''Current.com'')
  • India formally submits the nuclear safeguards agreement to IAEA to implement the United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act. (''The Washington Post'')
  • The Senate of the United States approves legislation overhauling the rules for eavesdropping and offering immunity to telecom companies who may have violated wiretapping and privacy laws after the September 11, 2001 attacks. (AP via ''The New York Times'')
  • Five peacekeepers are killed and another 17 missing following an ambush on a patrol by the joint United Nations/African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur. (AP via Google News)
  • Three members of the Turkish police force are killed during an armed attack on the United States consulate in Istanbul with three attackers also dead. The US ambassador states that it is an ampquotobvious case of terrorismampquot. (CNN)

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

Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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Fearless Fourteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars.

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When You Are Engulfed in Flames

By: David Sedaris

"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Trying

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The Post-American World

By: Fareed Zakaria

“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” ―Boston Sunday Globe In this international bestseller, Fareed Zakaria describes "the rise

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Enduro Racer

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Sega

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Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Bionic Commando: Rearmed

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

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Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Platform: Adobe Flash, iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy, Puzzle

International Karate +

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, Virtual Console

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: System 3 (Europe) Epyx (U.S.) Ignition Entertainment (PS1/GBA)

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