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Thursday 9 October 2008

It was Thursday, 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 Whatever You Like by T.I.. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, directed by Mark Herman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Bad Money by Kevin Phillips was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben 10: Alien Force or The Incredible Hulk.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

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 October 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gidget Gein: American bass player (Marilyn Manson) (d. 2008).
  • General Motors Corp share price drops to US$4.65, its lowest level since 1950. Market capitalization drops to US$2.6 billion, lower than its value of about $4 billion in March 1929.
  • Narcoterrorist attack on a military convoy by Shining Path guerrillas kills 19 including women and children in southeast Peru. (AFP via Yahoo News)
  • Montenegro and Macedonia recognize Kosovo, bringing the total number of United Nations members recognising Kosovo to fifty. (International Herald Tribune)
  • The U.S. National Security Agency is accused of listening to Americans' private phone conversations. (ABC News)
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Sport Games on 9 October 2008

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Torquay - Oxford : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2008?

  • Time: Vote for One* McCain by Olivier Douliery/MCT/Landov; Obama by Kristoffer Tripplaar/SIPA Press; detai
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11012
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1014


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

Bad Money

By: Kevin Phillips

In his acclaimed book American Theocracy, Kevin Phillips warned of the perilous interaction of debt, financial recklessness, and the spiking cost (and growing scarcity) of oil- warnings that are proving to

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By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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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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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision

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Ben 10: Alien Force

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Big Beach Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: THQ

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CarneyVale: Showtime

CarneyVale: Showtime

Platform: Games for Windows – Live Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

The Incredible Hulk

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

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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