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Saturday 20 December 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vaulting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Race Driver: Grid or Bang Attack.
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

Raja Shivchhatrapati

Starring: Rujuta Deshmukh, Sunil Godse, Yatin Karyekar, Amol Kolhe

Country: India

Movies

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

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 20 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • The Swedish Academy, the body that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, announces that Horace Engdahl will be replaced as its permanent secretary by historian Peter Englund. (AP via Google News)
  • Iraq releases 24 security personnel arrested on Thursday on suspicion of aiding terrorism. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • Three submarine communications cables break, disrupting Internet and telephone transmissions in the Middle East and Asia. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 20 December 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Lazio - Palermo : 1 - 0
  • Siena - Inter : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 December 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Waregem : 2 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Roeselare : 4 - 3
  • Charleroi - Dender : 2 - 0
  • Germinal - Tubize : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 December 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Ath Madrid : 2 - 3
  • Real Madrid - Valencia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 December 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Vallecano : 2 - 0
  • Girona - Castellon : 1 - 0
  • Hercules - Huesca : 3 - 2
  • Las Palmas - Albacete : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 December 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1026
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11036
  • Time: GM logo with jumper cables attached. Insets from left: Alexandra Buxbaum/ABACAUSA.com; Rajanish Kaka

Books

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

The Hour I First Believed

By: Wally Lamb

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School.

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The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

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Just After Sunset

By: Stephen King

Internationally bestselling author Stephen King—who has written more than fifty books, dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers, and many unforgettable movies—delivers an astonishing collection of short stories.

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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 ?

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Race Driver: Grid

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, Sega (Arcade), Feral Interactive (Mac)

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Age of Booty

Platform: Cloud (OnLive); Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Capcom

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Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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