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Wednesday 16 January 2008

It was Wednesday, 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 Shadow Music by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking Bad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cooking Mama: World Kitchen or Burning Wheels.
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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

Passport to Explore

Starring: Lexi Giovagnoli, Leonard Jones, Vincent Giovagnoli, Laura Waddell

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Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Movies

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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Cloverfield

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 January
Facts:
  • In Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Oracle Corp announces it will acquire BEA Systems for US$8.5 billion in cash.
  • The proposed lyrics for the Spanish national anthem are withdrawn. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • The discovery of ''Tahina spectabilis'', a palm in northern Madagascar that dies after flowering, is announced. (BBC News)
  • Three United States Army soldiers are killed and another two wounded by small arms fire in the northern Salahuddin province of Iraq. (Reuters)
  • War in Somalia (2006–present): A huge blast in Mogadishu targeted an Ethiopian army convoy as it drove through a major intersection, killing seven soldiers on board, witnesses reported. (Garowe Online)

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Sport Games on 16 January 2008

League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Rochdale : 3 - 4
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Gretna - Rangers : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 January 2008
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Graafschap - AZ Alkmaar : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Shadow Music

By: Julie Garwood

Throughout her acclaimed writing career, Julie Garwood has captivated readers with characters who are compelling, daring, and bursting with life. Now one of the most popular novelists of our time proudly

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Double Cross

By: James Patterson

Just when Alex thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game--this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other.

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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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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cooking Mama: World Kitchen

Platform: Wii

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,[1] iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Sega (Wii) Spike (PS3/PSP/iOS)

Bleach: The 3rd Phantom

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Sega

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Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive


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