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Monday 12 May 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blue World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boogie Superstar or Candace Kane's Candy Factory.
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TV Series

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

Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • An earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts the largest-ever raid of workplace and arrests nearly 400 immigrants for identity theft and document fraud.
  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is ampquotimmensely frustratedampquot at the State Peace and Development Council's slow response to the cyclone. (BBC News)
  • 2008 unrest in Lebanon:
  • 2008 attack on Omdurman and Khartoum:

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Sport Games on 12 May 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Reims : 1 - 2
  • Brest - Boulogne : 3 - 0
  • Clermont - Le Havre : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Angers : 1 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Covers of The Most Influential People in The World. Design for TIME by Chip Kidd
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10943
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.990

Books

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

The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

"Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring--and it all comes through in her winning guide to life, JUST WHO WILL YOU BE We're lucky to have her show us the way."--

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The Post-American World

By: Fareed Zakaria

“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” ―Boston Sunday Globe In this international bestseller, Fareed Zakaria describes "the rise

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Ladies Of Liberty

By: Cokie Roberts

In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Online Japan

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Game, Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive

Candace Kane's Candy Factory

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Puzzle

Publisher: Destineer

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