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Tuesday 12 February 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Step Up 2: The Streets, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Double Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Talking Metal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Star Cheer Squad or Armand and the Foppish Hat.
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TV Series

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

Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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


Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 2008 ?

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
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  • In Los Angeles and New York, film and television writers vote to lift their 100-day-old strike against major studios and return to work. Writers Guild of America members voted 92.5 percent in favor of ending the strike, with a new three-year contract approved in principle.
  • In the USA, General Motors reports a fiscal 2007 year loss of US$39 billion.
  • Illinois Senator Barack Obama wins the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Democratic primaries. Obama now leads Sen. Hillary Clinton in the delegate count for the first time since early in the campaign. ''2006''/02/12/us/politics/12cnd-campaign.html (''The New York Times'')
  • The U.S. Senate votes to grant immunity to telecommunications companies for their role in NSA call database. (''The New York Times'')
  • Chilean opera singer Ernesto ampquotTitoampquot Beltran is sentenced to two years in jail by a Swedish court for rape during a concert tour in 1999. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 12 February 2008

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Wolves : 0 - 0
  • Colchester - Preston : 2 - 1
  • Coventry - Cardiff : 0 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Ipswich : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Cambridge : 0 - 0
  • Altrincham - Farsley : 0 - 0
  • Burton - Droylsden : 3 - 0
  • Exeter - Woking : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 February 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Doncaster : 0 - 2
  • Brighton - Tranmere : 0 - 0
  • Bristol Rvs - Oldham : 1 - 0
  • Carlisle - Huddersfield : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 February 2008
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Lincoln : 0 - 3
  • Barnet - Brentford : 1 - 2
  • Bury - Wycombe : 2 - 2
  • Dag and Red - Chester : 6 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 February 2008

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

  • Time: A large group of young people of different ethnicities
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.977
  • Time: Portrait of John McCain from waist up holding his right wristband


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

Double Cross

By: James Patterson

Just when Alex thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game--this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other.

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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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By: Douglas Preston

In Douglas Preston's Blasphemy, the world's biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, was built to reveal the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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All Star Cheer Squad

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

Counter-Strike Online

Counter-Strike Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation Nexon Corporation TianCity[1] Gamania IAHgames Megaxus PlayFPS Nexon EU Go Play

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

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