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Monday 17 March 2008, St. Patrick's Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ramzor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk or Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers.
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 ?

Ramzor

Written by: Adir Miller, Ran Sarig

Starring: Adir Miller, Lior Halfon, Nir Levy, Yael Sharoni

Country: Israel

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17 - o poveste despre destin

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

Country: Romania

Departures

Starring: Scott Wilson, Justin Lukach

Country: Canada

Nadaniyaan

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

Movies

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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21

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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Jumper

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 17 March 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 March
Famous Deaths:
  • Roland Arnall: French-American businessman and diplomat 63rd United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • Share prices of American investment bank Lehman Brothers lose 20 percent of value on the stock market.
  • The US dollar hits an all-time low of US$1.59 to the euro.
  • Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute. Lieutenant Governor David Paterson becomes New York State governor.
  • The Florida Democratic Party abandons plans to redo the Florida Democratic primary, 2008 using mail-in ballots. (AP via Google News)
  • Barack Obama gives a major speech addressing race and racial divisions in Philadelphia. (''The New York Times'')

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Sport Games on 17 March 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - FC Koln : 1 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Gueugnon - Nantes : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Birmingham - Newcastle : 1 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Lisbon - Nacional : 4 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A medium shot photo of Hillary Clinton clapping. Photograph for TIME by David Burnett/Contact
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.982
  • Time: A photo of a silhouette of the back of Barack Obama's head. Alex Brandon/AP

Books

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

Liberal Fascism

By: Jonah Goldberg

“Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as

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Lush Life

By: Richard Price

A National BestsellerA New York Times Notable Book of the YearLush Life is a tale of two Lower East Sides: one a high-priced bohemia, the other a home to hardship, it's

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The Age Of American Unreason

By: Susan Jacoby

A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Incredible Hulk

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

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Chicken Hunter

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: MumboJumbo

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Mario Super Sluggers

Platform: Wii, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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