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Tuesday 14 October 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, directed by Mark Herman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AssaultCube or Crash: Mind over Mutant.
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 ?

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Furman: American civil engineer and WWII intelligence officer (Born 1915).
  • Richard Cooey: American convicted murderer and rapist (Born 1967).
Facts:
  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announces plans to take equity stakes totaling up to $250 billion in financial institutions.
  • Canadian federal election, 2008: Prime Minister Stephen Harper is re-elected with a stronger minority government.
  • The United Arab Emirates recognizes Kosovo as an independent and sovereign state. (Emirates News Agency)
  • Indian novelist Aravind Adiga wins the Man Booker Prize for his debut ''The White Tiger''. (''The Canberra Times'')
  • In Canada's 40th general election, the ruling Conservative Party gains 19 seats and wins another minority government. Stephen Harper is re-elected as Prime Minister. (CTV News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11014
  • Time: A black and white photo of a Depression era soup line. Photograph from Corbis Bettmann. Insets, from
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11013

Books

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

New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Twilight

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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Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AssaultCube

AssaultCube

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Boingz

Boingz

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Castlevania Judgment

Platform: Wii

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Conflict: Denied Ops

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

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Crash: Mind over Mutant

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA Activision; INT Sierra Entertainment

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