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Wednesday 17 August 2005

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Four Brothers, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Until I Find You by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tales from the Green Valley. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Jr. or Chicken Little.
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 months ?

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Office

Written by: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States

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Avatar: The Last Airbender

Written by: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Bahcall: American astrophysicist and astronomer co-developed the Hubble Space Telescope (d. 2005).
Facts:
  • The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts.
  • Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

  • Time: The push to teach "intelligent design" raises a question: Does God have a place in science class?
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10096
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.833

Books

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

Until I Find You

By: John Irving

Until I Find You is the story of the actor Jack Burns – his life, loves, celebrity and astonishing search for the truth about his parents.

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The Interruption Of Everything

By: Terry McMillan

"Being a lifetime wife and mother has afforded me the luxury of having multiple and even simultaneous careers: I’ve been a chauffeur. A chef. An interior decorator.

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The Wedding

By: Nicholas Sparks

With The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and his other beloved novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks has given voice to our deepest beliefs about the power of love.

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The Historian

By: Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

187 Ride or Die

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Driving

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Death Jr.

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Pac-Pix

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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The Bible Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Trivia/Christian

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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Chicken Little

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP D3 Publisher

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