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Monday 17 November 2008

It was Monday, 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 A Good Woman by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fighting Angels: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1 vs. 100 or Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat?.
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 17 November 2008 ?

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Citigroup will cut 75,000 jobs by early 2009. (BBC News)
  • The Japanese economy posts consecutive second-quarter contraction for the first time since 2001, officially putting the country in a recession. (CNN-IBN)
  • On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil futures contracts fall by 3.7% to close at $US54.95 per barrel, the lowest price in 22 months. (MarketWatch)
  • 2008 Russian financial crisis: The Russian Trading System stock exchange is suspended after its nine indices fall by more than 5%. (Forbes)

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Sport Games on 17 November 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Hansa Rostock : 6 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Strasbourg : 3 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Empoli - Grosseto : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 November 2008
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Belenenses - Academica : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Good Woman

By: Danielle Steel

Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was born into a life of privilege, but everything changed on an April day in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic shattered her family and

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By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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My Stroke Of Insight

By: Jill Bolte Taylor

The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

1 vs. 100

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Game show

Publisher: DSI Games

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Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat?

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Nintendo

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