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Tuesday 11 November 2008, Veteran's Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, 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 Um Mundo Catita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Class of Heroes or Chess Crusade.
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TV Series

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

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

Twilight

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 11 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Herb Score: American baseball player (Born 1933).
Facts:
  • RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) sets sail on her final voyage to Dubai.
  • Peter Eastgate of Denmark wins the 2008 World Series of Poker main event, the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em World Championship, winning over US$9.1 million. (ESPN)
  • Germany announces new charges against John Demjanjuk in the deaths of 29,000 people at the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland during the Holocaust. (BBC News)
  • A Holocaust survivor group announces the abandonment of negotiations with the Mormon church over the latter's continued posthumous baptism of Jews killed in the Holocaust. (CNN)
  • Egypt's antiquities chief, Zahi Hawass, announces the discovery of a 4,300-year-old pyramid belonging to Queen Sesheshet, mother of King Teti. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 11 November 2008

League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - Yeovil : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - St Mirren : 2 - 0
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Books

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

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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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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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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Twilight

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Class of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA Atlus

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Bananagrams

Bananagrams

Platform: Flash

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

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Bratz Girlz Really Rock

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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