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Monday 16 June 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. WALL·E, directed by Andrew Stanton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Campaign by Thurston Clarke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris Party or 8Ball Allstars.
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TV Series

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

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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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

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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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Incredible Hulk

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • California performs its first legally recognized same-sex weddings.
  • Chadian rebels take the town Biltine as they move toward the capital N'Djamena. (BBC News)
  • Hundreds of Taliban militants swarm in the Arghandab District of Kandahar Province with the Afghan government sending reinforcements to the nearby city of Kandahar. (''The New York Times)
  • Same-sex marriage in California comes into effect following a court ruling on May 15, 2008. (Reuters)
  • Tiger Woods defeats Rocco Mediate in a playoff to win the 2008 U.S. Open Golf Championship. (AP via ''The New York Times'')

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Books

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

The Last Campaign

By: Thurston Clarke

The definitive account of Robert Kennedy’s exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for president—a revelatory history that is especially resonant nowAfter John F.

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Death And Honor

By: W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

In 1943, Argentina Marine pilotturned- agent Cletus Frade is setting up an OSS-operated airline. But before Frade can get airborne, two interwoven German operations must be grounded.

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High Noon

By: Nora Roberts

Phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a spine-tingling novel about a female cop who walks fearlessly into danger—but must draw on her courage to let love into her life.

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The Front

By: Patricia Cornwell

Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: Massive multiplayer online roleplaying game

Publisher: PowerNet Technology

Blitz: The League II

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, American football

Publisher: Midway Games

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Tetris Party

Platform: WiiWare, DSiWare, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle

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8Ball Allstars

8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo


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