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Thursday 18 December 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordyn-Grace Duggar . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vaulting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine or Animal Crossing: City Folk.
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 ?

Vaulting

Starring: Morgan Leger

Country: United States

A World of Her PWN

Starring: Samantha Mason, Brian Morvant, Jenelle Sosa, Patrick Pizzolorusso

Country: United States

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States

Unsung

Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jordyn-Grace Duggar: American child of a family noted for its size and for the fact that all the childen's names begin with the letter "J.
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Famous Deaths:
  • W Mark Felt: American Watergate figure (Born 1913).
  • Majel Barrett: American actress; widow of Gene Roddenberry (Born 1932).
Facts:
  • Mark Felt, the mysterious "Deep Throat" source who helped reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein crack the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon, dies at age 95 in Santa Rosa, California.
  • India successfully test-fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos for the first time from a mobile universal vertical launcher fitted on a naval warship in the Bay of Bengal. (Times of India)
  • 75,000 people in Papua New Guinea are displaced by flooding caused by tidal swells. (Sydney Morning Herald)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11036
  • Time: GM logo with jumper cables attached. Insets from left: Alexandra Buxbaum/ABACAUSA.com; Rajanish Kaka
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11035

Books

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

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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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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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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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES, Amiga, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

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Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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Armored Brigade

Armored Brigade

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Best of Tests DS

Best of Tests DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Educational

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe


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