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Sunday 17 February 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Step Up 2: The Streets, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Talking Metal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Allied Ace Pilots or Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force.
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TV Series

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

Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

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

Country: United States

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company recalls 143 million pounds of beef, the USA's largest meat recall in California, due to the slaughter of cattle unfit for human consumption.
  • Kosovo declares independence.
  • Kosovo formally declares independence from Serbia, with support from some countries but opposition from others.
  • The British government introduces emergency legislation temporarily to nationalize Northern Rock, the 5th largest mortgage bank in the UK, due to the bank's financial crisis.
  • A general election is held in Pakistan, delayed from January 8 due to riots in the wake of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Opposition parties, including Bhutto's, take more than half of the seats, while President Pervez Musharraf's party suffers a huge defeat.

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Sport Games on 17 February 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Catania : 2 - 1
  • Genoa - Sampdoria : 0 - 1
  • Lazio - Atalanta : 3 - 0
  • Napoli - Empoli : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 February 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Standard : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 17 February 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Bochum : 3 - 0
  • Hannover - Bayern Munich : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 February 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Augsburg : 1 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Hoffenheim : 0 - 1
  • Offenbach - Aachen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 February 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.978
  • Time: A large group of young people of different ethnicities
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.977

Books

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

A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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An Inconvenient Book

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

The world is a mess. It seems that every time you turn around, there's another problem: Iran is developing nuclear capabilities.

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Sizzle And Burn

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

A woman who hears voices. A man who sees visions. A killer who may elude them both.

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The Secret Between Us

By: Barbara Delinsky

Nothing will break this mother-daughter bond. Not even the truth.Deborah Monroe and her daughter, Grace, are driving home from a party when their car hits a man running in the dark.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Allied Ace Pilots

Allied Ace Pilots

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ghostlight

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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The Continuum

Platform: Adobe Flash based

Genre: RPG/Strategy

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Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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