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Friday 12 December 2008

It was Friday, 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. Seven Pounds, directed by Gabriele Muccino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while American Lion by Jon Meacham 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 Aoi Shiro or Civilization Revolution.
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 this week ?

Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Former chairman of the Nasdaq Stock Market Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with allegedly running a $50 billion "Ponzi scheme", among the biggest fraud cases ever.
  • Four members of the Royal Marines are killed in two explosions in Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 2008 Russian financial crisis: Russian Deputy Economics Minister Andrei Klepach claims that Russia may face at least two quarters of economic decline in the future. (BBC News)
  • The United Nations Security Council finds that Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are using child soldiers to fight a proxy war. (AP)

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Sport Games on 12 December 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Mechelen - Germinal : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 December 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - St Pauli : 1 - 0
  • Koblenz - Ingolstadt : 0 - 1
  • Osnabruck - Duisburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 December 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Milton Keynes Dons : 2 - 4
See all Football game results of 12 December 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1025
  • Time: Photo of Michelle Rhee in a classroom. Insets, from left: Brian Kersey - Pool/Getty Images; PhotoXpr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11034

Books

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

American Lion

By: Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

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The Hour I First Believed

By: Wally Lamb

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School.

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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Why We Suck

By: Denis Leary

The New York Times bestseller One of America’s most original and biting comic satirists, Denis Leary takes on all the poseurs, politicians, and pop culture icons who have sucked in public

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Buzz!: Master Quiz

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

Bomberman 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Civilization Revolution

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

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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