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Monday 14 July 2008

It was Monday, 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 Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb or Braid.
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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 14 July 2008 ?

  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henki Kolstad: Norwegian actor, considered one of the country's best and most versatile actors.
  • Standard & Poor's 500 stock market index has its worst single day fall since its creation in 1989.
  • American Anheuser-Busch accepts a US$52 billion takeover bid from Belgium-based InBev, creating the world's largest beer maker and placing the U.S. company into foreign hands. The cash offer, once approved by regulators, would be the largest cash transaction in history, and the second-biggest ever foreign takeover of a U.S. company.
  • The Taliban attack an outpost in Afghanistan, killing 9 ISAF soldiers. (''International Herald Tribune'')
  • The United States Federal Reserve tightens mortgage regulation in an attempt to stamp out the practices that led to the subprime mortgage crisis. (AFP via Google News)
  • Etihad Airways from the United Arab Emirates buys 100 fuel-efficient aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. (Reuters)

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

  • Time: Illustration of Mark Twain
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10982
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1001


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


By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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The Last Patriot

By: Brad Thor

Brad Thor, master of suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with his highest-voltage thriller to date in which Navy SEAL turned covert Homeland Security operative Scot Harvath

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My Stroke Of Insight

By: Jill Bolte Taylor

The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, stealth

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Platform: Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Number None, Inc.; Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Bratz Ponyz 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Age of Booty

Platform: Cloud (OnLive); Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Capcom

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