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Tuesday 17 June 2008

It was Tuesday, 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 Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Tripper or Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes.
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 30 days ?

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

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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The Jace Hall Show

Starring: Jace Hall, Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig

Country: United States

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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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 17 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • The Boston Celtics win a record 17th NBA championship by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 131-92 in Game Six.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama opens the U.S. general election campaign with a narrow lead over Republican John McCain. (Reuters)
  • Demonstrators in the Moquegua Region in southern Peru release 48 police officers who they had held hostage for a day. (CNN)
  • President Nicolas Sarkozy announces that France intends to return to the military structure of NATO for the first time since Charles de Gaulle led it out of the organisation in 1966. (AFP via Google News)
  • Iraq:

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Books

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

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Blood Noir

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

A favor for a friend puts Anita Blake in the center of a full-blown scandal that threatens master vampire Jean- Claude's reign-and makes her a pawn in an ancient vampire queen's new rise to power.

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Tripper

Astro Tripper

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN) Microsoft Windows

Genre: side scrolling shoot-em-up

Publisher: PomPom Games

Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

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Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Platform: Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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