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Sunday 16 March 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nahla Aubry . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Reason For God by Timothy Keller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 17 - o poveste despre destin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blitz: The League II or Dragon Ball: Origins.
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

17 - o poveste despre destin

Starring: Alexandru Avadanei, Andrei Finti, Letitia Vladescu, David Zory

Country: Romania


Starring: Scott Wilson, Justin Lukach

Country: Canada


Starring: Yasir Nawaz, Nida Yasir, Danish Nawaz, Mirza Shahi

Country: Pakistan

Al Ijtiyah

Starring: Saba Mubarak, Eyad Nassar, Abbas al Nouri, Munther Reyahneh

Country: Jordan

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States


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

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 2008 ?

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nahla Aubry: American child of noted parents, she is the daughter of actress Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry.
See other famous people born on 16 March
Famous Deaths:
  • Ola Brunkert: Swedish session drummer for ABBA (Born 1946).
  • G David Low: American astronaut (Born 1956).
  • John Hewer: English actor (Born 1922).
  • Gary Hart: American politician, a handsome and charismatic presidential candidate whose campaign lasted 26 days after he withdrew over his alleged affair with actress-model Donna Rice.
  • Daniel MacMaster: Canadian singer-songwriter (Bonham) (d. 2008).
  • American investment bank Bear Stearns, 5th largest on Wall Street, is bought by JP Morgan Chase for $2 per share, a total of $236 million. In mid-2006, Bear Stearns was worth $200 per share. The Federal Reserve also provides a US$30 billion loan, and announces it will directly loan to other investment banks and brokers.
  • 2008 unrest in Tibet:
  • The Central Tibetan Administration government in exile reports 80 confirmed deaths. (BBC News)
  • Subprime mortgage crisis:
  • The Australian Government announces that the wreck of the German auxiliary cruiser ''Kormoran'' has been found off the coast of Western Australia. The ship sank after a battle in 1941. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Sport Games on 16 March 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Empoli : 4 - 1
  • Cagliari - Torino : 3 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Genoa : 3 - 1
  • Inter - Palermo : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 March 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Roeselare : 5 - 0
  • Mechelen - Genk : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 March 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Leverkusen - Nurnberg : 4 - 1
  • Werder Bremen - Wolfsburg : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 March 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - Koblenz : 0 - 1
  • Hoffenheim - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 0
  • M'gladbach - St Pauli : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Mainz : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 March 2008

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.982
  • Time: A photo of a silhouette of the back of Barack Obama's head. Alex Brandon/AP
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.981


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

The Reason For God

By: Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics and non-believers bring to religion.

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Honor Thyself

By: Danielle Steel

Carole Barber has come to Paris to work on her novel and to find herself. A legend of film and stage, Carole has set a standard of grace, devoting herself

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By: John Lescroart

Dismas Hardy agrees to take an appeal to overturn the murder conviction of National Guard reservist Evan Scholler. Scholler had plenty of reasons for revenge—but as Dismas delves into the case,

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Stranger In Paradise

By: Robert B. Parker

An Apache hit man arrives in Paradise to find a missing girl and snuff out her mother. But his conscience is getting the best of him.

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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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Armored Brigade

Armored Brigade

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Blitz: The League II

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, American football

Publisher: Midway Games

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Dragon Ball: Origins

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP / EU / KO Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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Dragon Ball: Origins

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP / EU / KO Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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