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Tuesday 15 January 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking Bad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 8Ball Allstars or Chrysler Classic Racing.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 2008 ?

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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  • The governments of Singapore, Kuwait, and South Korea invest US$21 billion in American finance companies Citigroup and Merrill Lynch through sovereign-wealth funds.
  • In Michigan, USA, the Rupublican caucuses choose Mitt Romney as candidate for the presidential election on November.
  • In the USA, Fox airs the 7th season premiere of the TV show American Idol.
  • 20 Palestinians are killed by the Israeli Defense Forces including 14 fighters and five civilians, with 55 people wounded. Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar's son is killed. Dozens of rockets are fired into Israel by Hamas, landing in the town of Sderot, injuring 4 Israelis. An Ecuadorian laborer is also shot and killed by Hamas. (''The Washington Pos''t)
  • Bombing of northern Iraq: Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish rebel hideouts in northern Iraq, in the fourth aerial attack on rebel positions since the military launched a bombing campaign on 16 December. (Ynet)

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Sport Games on 15 January 2008

League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Morecambe - Darlington : 0 - 3
  • Peterboro - Accrington : 8 - 2
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2008?

  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.973
  • Esquire


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

Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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The Darkest Evening Of The Year

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Who will be with you in the darkest hour? Amy Redwing has devoted her life to rescuing dogs. But the unique bond she shares with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves in the most dangerous encounter ...

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The Kite Runner

By: Khaled Hosseini

The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

100 Classic Book Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Nintendo HarperCollins

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8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

Chrysler Classic Racing

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Entertainment

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