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Saturday 12 July 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jolie-Pitt Twins . In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Fleeced by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armand and the Foppish Hat or Coffeetime Crosswords.
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 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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Movies

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

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jolie-Pitt Twins: French-born American twins of noted parents, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, born by Caesarian section in France.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bobby Murcer: American baseball outfielder and slugger who chewed tobacco and was a self-proclaimed loner.
  • Tony Snow: American journalist and Press Secretary to President George W. Bush from May 8, 2006.
Facts:
  • In Monterey, California, Mid America Auctions sells a 1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer motorcycle for a world record US$520,000 at the Inaugural Monterey Motorcycle Auction.
  • Okmok Caldera on the island of Umnak in the Aleutian Islands erupts, forcing the evacuation of the eastern side of the island to Unalaska Island. (Reuters)
  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy announces that Syria and Lebanon have agreed to establish embassies in each other's capitals. (AP via CNN)
  • Six party talks being held in Beijing agrees on steps to verify the end of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (Al Jazeera)
  • North and South Korea exchange words over the death of a South Korean tourist shot dead at the Kumgangsan resort in North Korea. (AP via ''The Guardian'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1001
  • Time: An American flag pin. Inset: Zalmai for TIME
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10981

Books

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

Fleeced

By: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann

The runaway New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and USA Today bestseller!The factsAt least 50 of the 425 terrorists released from Guantánamo have returned to the

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Chasing Harry Winston

By: Lauren Weisberger

Meet Emmy, Leigh, and Adriana. Best friends since college, each has seen her share of career foils and romantic foibles over the past decade.

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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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America America

By: Ethan Canin

In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Bratz Ponyz 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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