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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 Obama Nation by Jerome R. Corsi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Body in Numbers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: World at War 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 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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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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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

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - QPR : 0 - 1
  • Southampton - Ipswich : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Close up photo of Sarah Palin. Sarah Palin photographed for TIME at the Hilton Minneapolis on Sept.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11009
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1010

Books

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

The Obama Nation

By: Jerome R. Corsi

From the Publisher: In this thoroughly researched and documented book, the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry explains

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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The Limits Of Power

By: Andrew Bacevich

From an acclaimed conservative historian and former military officer, a bracing call for a pragmatic confrontation with the nation's problemsThe Limits of Power identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: the

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Call of Duty: World at War

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Casper's Scare School

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Blast! Entertainment

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Allied Ace Pilots

Allied Ace Pilots

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ghostlight

Berlitz English Dictionary

Berlitz English Dictionary

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Koch Media

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft


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