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Saturday 16 July 2005

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Wedding Crashers, directed by David Dobkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Blink by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How London Was Built. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AFL Premiership 2005 or Champions: Return to Arms.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly

Country: United States

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Fantastic Four

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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War of the Worlds

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

How London Was Built

Starring: Adam Hart-Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Written by: Mike Player, Mike Player

Starring: Margaret Cho

Country: United States


Starring: Kevin Rose, Alex Albrecht

Country: United States

Yacht Rock

Written by: Lane Farnham, J.D. Ryznar, Hunter Stair

Starring: Hunter Stair, 'Hollywood' Steve Huey, J.D. Ryznar, David B. Lyons

Country: United States

Video Game Vixens

Starring: Mandie Braxton, Jake Bronstein, Joy Giovanni, Cecily Knobler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 2005 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.829
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Supreme Battle -- July 11, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10055


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


By: Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

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By: David McCullough

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led ...

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By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

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Fire Sale

By: Sara Paretsky

A conscience can weigh a PI down more than the heaviest firearm—and get her into more trouble too. It’s that nagging conscience that makes V.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Premiership 2005

AFL Premiership 2005

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Armored Core: Last Raven

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: Agetec

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Atomic Cannon

Atomic Cannon

Platform: Windows Mac OS X Windows Mobile

Genre: Artillery game

Battles of Prince of Persia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Champions: Return to Arms

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-RPG, hack and slash

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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