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Monday 19 May 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Rihanna. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Ladies Of Liberty by Cokie Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Great Performances. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baby Life or Beyond Protocol.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Suspected Sunni insurgents attack a minibus carrying police recruits near the border of Iraq and Syria killing 11 people. (AP via Google News)
  • Edward Leigh's attempt to outlaw the creation of human-animal hybrid embryos in the United Kingdom is defeated by 336 votes to 176 in the British House of Commons. (BBC News)
  • In ''United States v. Williams'', the Supreme Court of the United States upholds a law making it a crime to send messages over the Internet offering or seeking child pornography even when no such pornography exists. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • A two-week conference in Dublin, aiming to create an international treaty banning cluster bombs, opens today. (RTÉ)
  • 2008 Sichuan earthquake

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Sport Games on 19 May 2008

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  • St Mirren - Rangers : 0 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: *Really, we're pretty sure this time. Photograph for TIME by Callie Shell/Aurora
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10954
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.991

Books

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

Ladies Of Liberty

By: Cokie Roberts

In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women

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Audition

By: Barbara Walters

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of ...

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The Downhill Lie

By: Carl Hiaasen

Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on

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Phantom Prey

By: John Sandford

Abridged CDs • 5 CDs, 6 hours Lucas Davenport has had disturbing cases before—but never one quite like this, in the shocking new Prey novel from the #1 New York Times–bestselling

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Continuum

Platform: Adobe Flash based

Genre: RPG/Strategy

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Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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Away: Shuffle Dungeon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

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Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Beyond Protocol

Beyond Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORTS

Publisher: Dark Sky Entertainment


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