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Saturday 18 October 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Book Of Lies by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CosmicBreak or Aoi Shiro.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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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 18 October 2008 ?

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • NASA launches Interstellar Boundary Explorer satellite that will study the edge of solar system. (eFlux)
  • Nine Chinese oil workers and two Sudanese drivers are kidnapped in the province of Kordofan in Sudan. (BBC)
  • United States President George W. Bush meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to discuss a proposal for a summit of world leaders to discuss the current economic crisis. (''The New York Times'')
  • Russia reports that two soldiers were killed and seven were wounded in an ambush by local Muslim separatists in Ingushetia. Other reports suggested as many as 40 Russian troops were killed. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 18 October 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Reggina : 3 - 0
  • Napoli - Juventus : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 October 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Dender - Genk : 2 - 4
  • Germinal - Charleroi : 1 - 2
  • Lokeren - Kortrijk : 2 - 0
  • Mechelen - Westerlo : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 18 October 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Leverkusen : 0 - 2
  • FC Koln - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Hannover - Hoffenheim : 2 - 5
  • Hertha - Stuttgart : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 October 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Real Madrid : 1 - 2
  • Espanol - Villarreal : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 October 2008

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1016
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11014
  • Time: A black and white photo of a Depression era soup line. Photograph from Corbis Bettmann. Insets, from


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

The Book Of Lies

By: Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer--author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Fate--returns with his most thrilling and emotionally powerful novel to date.

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By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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The Other Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory—a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots.Fleeing

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Hot Mahogany

By: Stuart Woods

A rock-solid new stone barrington novelStone Barrington is hired to protect a former intelligence agent with a penchant for antique furniture-and a bad case of amnesia.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

California Games

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 2600, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Epyx

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Aurora Feint

Aurora Feint

Platform: iOS

Beyond Protocol

Beyond Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Dark Sky Entertainment



Platform: Windows (2K/XP/Vista/7)

Genre: Free-to-play, Third-person shooter

Publisher: CyberStep

Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

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