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Thursday 15 May 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. 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. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Great Performances. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aoi Shiro or Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb.
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TV Series

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

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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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
  • The Simpsons Ride officially opens at Universal Studios Orlando, in Florida, USA.
  • CBS announces it will buy web media company CNET Networks for about US$1.8 billion.
  • The US Mint releases the John Quincy Adams Presidential dollar coin to circulation.
  • The Union of South American Nations, a supranational union, is created by a union between the Andean Community and Mercosur.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Covers of The Most Influential People in The World. Design for TIME by Chip Kidd
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10943
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.990

Books

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

Unaccustomed Earth

By: Jhumpa Lahiri

These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of

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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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The Miracle At Speedy Motors

By: Alexander McCall Smith

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.

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Beautiful Boy

By: David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beijing 2008

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Sega

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Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Platform: BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, Symbian OS, N-Gage 2.0, DSiWare

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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