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Wednesday 14 May 2008

US date format: 5/14/2008, UK date format: 14/5/2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 2008). 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. Martyrs, directed by Pascal Laugier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twenty Wishes by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drive Thru New Zealand. If you liked videogames you were probably playing D1GP Arcade or Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 2008

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


Directed by: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin

Country: United States

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The Strangers

Directed by: Bryan Bertino

Starring: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Alex Fisher

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Garden Party

Directed by: Jason Freeland

Starring: Erik Smith, Tierra Abbott, Vinessa Shaw, Christopher Allport

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Directed by: Rigoberto Castañeda

Starring: Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen, Armie Hammer, Katie Stuart

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1968 Tunnel Rats

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Michael Paré, Wilson Bethel, Mitch Eakins, Erik Eidem

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TV Series

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

Drive Thru New Zealand

Directed by: Greg Browning

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Querida Enemiga

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Directed by: Stephen Kijak

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The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Kung Fu Femmes

Directed by: Tony Laudati

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 2008 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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  • The U.S. government lists polar bears as a threatened species under its Endangered Species Act because of the effects of global warming.
  • Price of a gallon of regular gasoline hits a US record $4 (on average) in Alaska.
  • The discovery of G1.9+0.3, the youngest known supernova remnant in the Milky Way Galaxy, is announced. (NASA)
  • Food prices center stage at EU-Latin America summit. (Reuters)
  • Democrat Marc Dann resigns as the Ohio Attorney General following a sexual harassment scandal involving several of his aides and an admitted affair with a subordinate. (''Akron Beacon Journal'')

Sport Games on 14 May 2008

Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Treviso - Grosseto : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lollipop - Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
  2. Ashanti - The Way That I Love You
  3. Love In This Club - Usher Featuring Young Jeezy
  4. Mariah Carey - Touch My Body
  5. No Air - Jordin Sparks Duet With Chris Brown
  6. The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring T-Pain
  7. Bust It Baby Part 2 - Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Sexy Can I - Ray J & Yung Berg
  9. I Remember - Keyshia Cole
  10. She Got It - 2 Pistols Featuring T-Pain & Tay Dizm
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Flex - Te Quiero
  2. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Mana
  3. Donde Estan Corazon - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Gotas De Agua Dulce - Juanes
  5. Ahora Es - Wisin & Yandel
  6. Cada Que... - Belanova
  7. Juanes - Me Enamora
  8. Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
  9. Te Llore - Conjunto Primavera
  10. La Derrota - Vicente Fernandez


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

Twenty Wishes

By: Debbie Macomber

What do you want most in the world?What Anne Marie Roche wants is to find happiness again. At thirty-eight, she's childless, a recent widow, alone.

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Hold Tight

By: Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben delivers a #1 New York Times bestseller that asks how well parents really know their children—and puts them on a technological roller coaster of their worst fears.“We’re

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Girls Like Us

By: Sheila Weller

A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America’s most important musical artists—Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon—charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time.Carole

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By: Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.When

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision

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1 vs. 100

1 vs. 100

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Game show

Publisher: DSI Games

D1GP Arcade

D1GP Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing, drifting

Publisher: Taito

Boom Blox

Platform: Wii, Mobile

Genre: Puzzle, Party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Australian Bank Acquires Rival for $17.5 Billion

Westpac Banking said that it would acquire St. George in a deal that will create one of Australia’s largest banks. [..]

Ban on U.S. Chicken Imports Might End

The end of a decade-long European ban on poultry imports from the United States moved a step closer after the European Commission promised to put forward a formal proposal to lift the embargo. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $53.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $149.99
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $75.08
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.93
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.0513 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9836 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9353 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.0518 CHF

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


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Superhero Movie

Studio: Extended Edition DVD

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It's a Boy Girl Thing

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