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Wednesday 12 November 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Um Mundo Catita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aces of the Galaxy or Buzz!: Brain Bender.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 2008 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Famous Deaths:
  • The US Treasury decides not to use money of the Troubled Asset Relief Program to buy mortgage-backed securities, but instead to directly inject cash into selected banks.
  • A judge in Taipei, Taiwan, rules that the former President Chen Shui-bian, should be held in jail while prosecutors seek his conviction on charges of money laundering and corruption. (''The New York Times'')
  • India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar exploration mission successfully completes its journey to the Moon, entering its intended operational orbit above the surface. (CNN-IBN)
  • 2008 Russian financial crisis:
  • Russia's two main stock exchanges are suspended for one hour after the market opened with a more than 10% decline in response to trends on global markets and falling oil prices. (Interfax via OnNet.pl Biznes)

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Sport Games on 12 November 2008

Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • East Stirling - Annan Athletic : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Kilmarnock : 3 - 0
  • Dundee United - Hibernian : 2 - 0
  • Hearts - Hamilton : 1 - 0
  • Inverness C - Falkirk : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Letter To My Daughter

By: Maya Angelou

Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou’s path to living well and living a life with meaning.

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A Cedar Cove Christmas

By: Debbie Macomber

First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where you'll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth's husband, Paul.

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The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

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Hot, Flat, And Crowded

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: Master Quiz

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Buzz!: Brain Bender

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: SCEI

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