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Friday 18 January 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Stone Cold by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking Bad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp or Mario Super Sluggers.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Passport to Explore

Starring: Lexi Giovagnoli, Leonard Jones, Vincent Giovagnoli, Laura Waddell

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Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Former psychiatric patient Matthew Higa is charged with killing a two-year-old boy by throwing him off a pedestrian overpass and into oncoming traffic on Interstate H-1 in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii. (''The Honolulu Advertiser'')
  • Dana Stubblefield, a former defensive lineman in the NFL, pleads guilty to making false statements in the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative investigation. (''The New York Times'')
  • A man wearing a tactical vest and carrying a loaded shotgun is arrested near the United States Capitol. (WUSA9)
  • Dr. Samuel Wood along with several colleagues used some of their skin cells to clone human embryos. (Newsday)
  • Israel kills one Palestinian and injures 40 as it temporarily closes all its border crossings with Gaza Strip. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 18 January 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 January 2008
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Dijon : 2 - 2
  • Angers - Troyes : 0 - 1
  • Bastia - Brest : 4 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Gueugnon : 1 - 1
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hartlepool - Cheltenham : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 18 January 2008
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Excelsior - Feyenoord : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 January 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.974
  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.973

Books

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

Stone Cold

By: David Baldacci

The #1 bestselling author of The Collectors and Simple Genius returns with STONE COLD...an unforgetable novel of revenge, conspiracy, and murder that brings a band of unlikely heroes face-to-face with their greatest threat.

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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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I Am Legend

By: Richard Matheson

Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone.An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

Beyond Protocol

Beyond Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORTS

Publisher: Dark Sky Entertainment

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

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Bomberman Online Japan

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Game, Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Mario Super Sluggers

Platform: Wii, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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