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Wednesday 16 July 2008

It was Wednesday, 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 I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath or Brothers in Arms.
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 30 days ?

Yogscast

Starring: Simon Lane, Hannah Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Baseball's Golden Age

Starring: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Country: United States

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jo Stafford: American singer of traditional pop music (Born 1917).
Facts:
  • A train crash near Marsa Matrouh in northern Egypt kills at least 42 people with 40 more injured. (Reuters)
  • Former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky applies for parole in a bid to challenge Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to follow through on promises to build an independent judiciary, his lawyers said. (AP via Google News)
  • A large transport strike enters into its third day on the island of Malta, bringing the island to a halt with the blockage of several roads. Bus drivers even attempted to break into the Prime Minister's office. (Bloomberg)
  • The Sri Lankan military claims to have captured a major coastal town in the Northern district of Mannar from the Tamil Tigers. (BBC News)
  • Hezbollah transfers the bodies of captured Israeli soldiers, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, in exchange for the Lebanese convicted murderer Samir Kuntar, four other Hezbollah militants captured by Israel during the 2006 Lebanon War (Khaled Zidan, Maher Kurani, Mohammed Sarur and Hussein Suleiman), and the bodies of 200 Lebanese and Palestinians. (AFP via Google News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration of Mark Twain
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10982
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1001

Books

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

Sail

By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

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Fearless Fourteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventure Rock

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure Educational

Publisher: BBC and Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brothers in Arms

Platform: N-Gage

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

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Tetris Party

Platform: WiiWare, DSiWare, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle

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