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Friday 13 June 2008

It was Friday, 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. Get Smart, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Careless In Red by Elizabeth George was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art Style: AQUIA or AssaultCube.
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 this week ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
  • Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
  • Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • USA ? World Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gertrude Frohlich-Sandner: Austrian politician (Born 1926).
  • Tim Russert: American journalist, popular host of "Meet the Press" from 1991 until his death of a heart attack on June 13, 2008 in Washington, DC.
Facts:
  • The Chamber of Deputies of Haiti rejects Robert Manuel, who was the second nominee for the post of prime minister after Jacques-Édouard Alexis resigned in April 2008. (AP via Google News)
  • A Zimbabwe judge orders the police to bring Tendai Biti, the arrested Secretary-General of the Movement for Democratic Change to court on Saturday. (''Zimbabwe Guardian'' via All Africa)
  • Kim Jong-hoon, the South Korean Minister for Trade, heads to the United States to push for additional safeguards against mad cow disease in talks with Susan Schwab, the United States Trade Representative as protests continue in South Korea over the decision to resume importing beef from the United States. (VOA)
  • June 2008 Midwest United States floods:
  • The Governor of Iowa Chet Culver declares that 83 of the 99 counties in Iowa are disaster areas as flooding leads to evacuations in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines. (AP via Forbes)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11152
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.997
  • Time: A fire alarm. Mark Vikery/Getty

Books

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

Careless In Red

By: Elizabeth George

He found the body on the forty-third day of his walk . . . Devastated by the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he

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The Art Of Racing In The Rain

By: Garth Stein

A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life .

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Devil May Care

By: Sebastian Faulks

Bond is back in this electrifying new novel of intrigue and suspense. A masterful continuation of the James Bond legacy, Devil May Care picks up right where Ian Fleming left off—at

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High Noon

By: Nora Roberts

Phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a spine-tingling novel about a female cop who walks fearlessly into danger—but must draw on her courage to let love into her life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American McGee's Grimm

American McGee's Grimm

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Turner Broadcasting System

Art Style: AQUIA

Art Style: AQUIA

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

AssaultCube

AssaultCube

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Chuck Norris: Bring on the Pain

Chuck Norris: Bring on the Pain

Platform: iPhone, J2ME, Brew, BlackBerry

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Gameloft

BrainPipe

BrainPipe

Publisher: Shrapnel Games


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