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Sunday 13 July 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Are You There by Chelsea Handler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral or Clue Classic.
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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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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

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 13 July 2008 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
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Famous Deaths:
  • US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson unveils an emergency plan to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, mortgage holders of US$5.2 trillion.
  • The Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert states that Israel has agreed to swap five prisoners with Hezbollah to provide the bodies of two Israeli soldiers captured in 2006. (AFP via Google News)
  • A suicide bomber blows himself up next to a police patrol in Orūzgān Province of Afghanistan killing at least 18 people. (AP via Google News)

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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


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

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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The Beach House

By: Jane Green

The New York Times bestseller and ultimate beach read from the author of Promises to Keep and Another Piece of My Heart Nan Powell is a free-spirited, sixty-five-year-old

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bratz Ponyz 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: The Game Factory

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12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral

Platform: PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

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Clue Classic

Platform: Windows PC; Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Reflexive Entertainment

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: NA Atari; JP / EU Bandai

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