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Wednesday 17 September 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mia Talerico . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Zack and Miri Make a Porno, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Force Unleashed by Sean Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Body in Numbers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: Brain Bender or Chrysler Classic Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson

Country: United States

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Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla

Country: United States

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Death Race

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 17 September 2008

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TV Series

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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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Blue World

Starring: Jonathan Bird, Art Cohen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The emerging 2008 baby milk scandal shows evidence of coverup by officials during the Olympics. (MSNBC)
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 440 points as the bailout of the American International Group by the Federal Reserve fails to reassure jittery investors. (''The New York Times'')
  • Foreign Minister of Israel Tzipi Livni is selected as the new leader of the Kadima party, putting her in position to possibly become the first female Prime Minister of Israel since Golda Meir. (Reuters)
  • Rwanda becomes the first nation where women outnumber men in parliament. (BBC News)
  • 2008 Russian financial crisis:

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Sport Games on 17 September 2008

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - QPR : 0 - 1
  • Southampton - Ipswich : 2 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad
  2. T.I. - Whatever You Like
  3. Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
  4. Can't Believe It - T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Put On - Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
  6. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
  7. Rihanna - Take A Bow
  8. Robin Thicke - Magic
  9. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  10. Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Flex - Te Quiero
  3. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
  4. Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
  5. Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
  6. La Cumbia Del Rio - Los Pikadientes de Caborca
  7. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Mana
  8. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  9. Na De Na - Angel & Khriz
  10. Pose - Daddy Yankee

Books

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

The Force Unleashed

By: Sean Williams

“The Sith always betray one another. . . . I’m sure you’ll learn that soon enough.”The overthrow of the Republic is complete.

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Fleeced

By: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann

The runaway New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and USA Today bestseller!The factsAt least 50 of the 425 terrorists released from Guantánamo have returned to the

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Are You There

By: Chelsea Handler

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair

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Dark Curse

By: Christine Feehan

Born into evil and ice, Dragonseeker Lara Calladine longs to find the source of her nightmares. The only man who can help her is Nicolas De La Cruz who, for centuries,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

BoneTown

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D-Dub Software

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Buzz!: Brain Bender

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: Massive multiplayer online roleplaying game

Publisher: PowerNet Technology

Chrysler Classic Racing

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Entertainment

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