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Thursday 12 June 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. Wanted, directed by Timur Bekmambetov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Whole Truth by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moon Machines. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos;Head or Collapse.
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 ?

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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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Incredible Hulk

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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Kung Fu Panda

Directed by: Mark Osborne

Starring: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie

Country: United States

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Young People Fucking

Directed by: Martin Gero

Starring: Aaron Abrams, Carly Pope, Kristin Booth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
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Facts:
  • Representative Ron Paul of Texas withdraws his candidacy for President of the US.
  • Wildfires in northern California lead to the evacuation of residents in Paradise, California and Bonny Doon, California. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
  • Ecuadorean police arrest four men including three Colombians on suspicion of plotting an assassination of the President of Ecuador Rafael Correa. (AP via ''International Herald Tribune'')
  • Tendai Biti, the Secretary of the Movement for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe, is arrested in Harare. (AFP and ABC News Australia)
  • Four thousand homes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are evacuated as the Cedar River floods due to heavy rain in recent days. (CNN)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A fire alarm. Mark Vikery/Getty
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10974
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.995996

Books

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

The Whole Truth

By: David Baldacci

"Dick, I need a war." Nicolas Creel is a man on a mission. He heads up the world's largest defense contractor, The Ares Corporation. Dick Pender is the man Creel retains to "perception manage" his company to even more riches ...

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Snuff

By: Chuck Palahniuk

In the crowded greenroom of a porn-movie production, hundreds of men mill around in their boxers, awaiting their turn with the legendary Cassie Wright.

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Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Babysitting Mania

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: iWin, Majesco Entertainment

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Boingz

Boingz

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Chaos;Head

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,[1] Android

Genre: Psychological thriller, sci-fi, supernatural, romance

Publisher: Nitroplus (Windows) 5pb. (X360, PS3, PSP, PSV, iOS, ANRD) Naotaka Hayashi (scenario writer) Choco (product designer) Toshimichi Isoe, Takeshi Abo (composers) Mutsumi Sasaki (character designer)

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Collapse

Platform: Microsoft Windows

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

Publisher: Buka Entertainment

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Left 4 Dead

Genre: First-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Valve Corporation Electronic Arts (retail)

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