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Saturday 12 January 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Bratman . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK When You Believe by Leon Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, 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 American Focus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night or Audiosurf.
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TV Series

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

American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

The Allen and Craig Show

Starring: Craig Deering, Allen Murphy

Country: United States

The Ride: Alaska to Patagonia

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Max Bratman: American child of noted family, his mother is Christina Aguilera and father is Jordan Bratman.
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Facts:
  • A tanker crash, explosion and fire in Port Harcourt, Nigeria leaves at least 30 dead. (CNN)
  • A collision near Bathurst, New Brunswick results in the deaths of 7 Bathurst High School basketball team members. (CTV)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.973
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2008

Books

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

For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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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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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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The Darkest Evening Of The Year

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Who will be with you in the darkest hour? Amy Redwing has devoted her life to rescuing dogs. But the unique bond she shares with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves in the most dangerous encounter ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Platform: BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, Symbian OS, N-Gage 2.0, DSiWare

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Vintage-style action shooter

Publisher: NA DSI Games; EU Bigben Interactive, Neko Entertainment

Audiosurf

Audiosurf

Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] Zune HD

Genre: Puzzle/Rhythm combination

Collapse

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, hack and slash

Publisher: Buka Entertainment

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Commander in Chief

Platform: PC

Genre: Government simulation game Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Interactive Gaming Software (IGS)

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