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Sunday 16 November 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fighting Angels: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armand and the Foppish Hat or Bomberman Blast.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Um Mundo Catita

Starring: Manuel João Vieira, Karley Aida, Duarte Barrilaro Ruas, Phil Mendrix

Country: Portugal

Review with Myles Barlow

Written by: Phil Lloyd, Trent O'Donnell

Starring: Phil Lloyd, Amanda Bishop, Ivy Nehl, Craig Anderson

Country: Australia

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Los 80

Starring: Tamara Acosta, Daniel Muñoz, Lucas Escobar, Tomás Verdejo Urzúa

Country: Chile

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 2008 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Reg Varney: English actor and screenwriter (d. 2008).
  • Iraqi cabinet approves a withdrawal agreement for American troops to leave Iraqi cities and towns by the end of June 2009, and the country by the end of 2011.
  • Jimmie Johnson wins NASCAR's 2008 Sprint Cup Series championship, becoming the second driver to win three in a row. (''The New York Times'')
  • A 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Indonesia, kills two a tsunami warning is issued, but later lifted. (CNN)
  • United States President-elect Barack Obama resigns his Senate seat. (''The Washington Post'')

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Sport Games on 16 November 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Napoli : 3 - 1
  • Cagliari - Fiorentina : 1 - 0
  • Catania - Torino : 3 - 2
  • Milan - Chievo : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 November 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
  • Lokeren - Standard : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 November 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Werder Bremen - FC Koln : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 November 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Freiburg : 1 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Duisburg : 4 - 3
  • Ingolstadt - Nurnberg : 0 - 3
  • Koblenz - Mainz : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 16 November 2008

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1020
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11025
  • Time: Close-up of Barack Obama and John Mccain


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

The Brass Verdict

By: Michael Connelly

Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom.

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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The Longest Trip Home

By: John Grogan

“As he did in Marley, Grogan makes readers feel they have a seat at the family dinner table….4 stars.”—People John Grogan, author of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, Marley &

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By: Jonathan Kellerman

When it comes to writing deftly layered, tightly coiled novels of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman reigns supreme as “master of the psychological thriller” (People).

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment NA Natsume

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Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Bomberman Blast

Platform: Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft, Nintendo

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Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Iron Man

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Mobile, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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