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Saturday 19 July 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Step Brothers, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bella Sara or The Incredible Hulk.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

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 19 July 2008 ?

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Famous Deaths:
  • In Jammu and Kashmir 10 Indian army soldiers are killed in land mine attack claimed by Hizbul Mujahideen (''Times of India'')
  • Iran advises a high-level meeting between it, the United States and European Union in Geneva over its nuclear program saying that it will not suspend production of enriched uranium. (Radio Netherlands)
  • 2008 Cambodian-Thai stand-off: Some 500 Thai and 1,000 Cambodian troops have massed near Prasat Preah Vihear temple on the border between the two countries, increasing their presence on the fifth day of the tense stand-off. (France 24)
  • Fourteen people are killed, 29 injured and several are missing after a bus crash in Khare Khola, Nepal 100 miles west of Kathmandu. (AP via Google News)

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1002
  • Time: Illustration of Mark Twain
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10982


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

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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What Happened

By: Scott McClellan

In this refreshingly clear-eyed book, written with no agenda other than to record his experiences and insights for the benefit of history, McClellan provides a unique perspective on what happened and

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Death Angel

By: Linda Howard

In Linda Howard’s gifted hands, second chances, unexpected romance, and unrelenting action combine into a riveting new novel of suspense. In Death Angel, bad girls can wake up and trust their

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By: Danielle Steel

Meet Maxine Williams, a dedicated doctor with three great kids, a challenging career, and the perfect new man in her life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baja: Edge of Control

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Arcade Off Road Racing

Publisher: THQ

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Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision

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Class of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA Atlus

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The Incredible Hulk

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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