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Sunday 20 July 2008

It was Sunday, 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 Me Of Little Faith by Lewis Black was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yogscast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy or Boogie Superstar.
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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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Movies

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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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
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Facts:
  • Golfer Pádraig Harrington of Ireland wins his second successive Open Championship (British Open). (AP via Google News)
  • ''The Dark Knight'' sets a new record for box office receipts for an opening weekend in the United States with US$158.4 million earned between Friday and Sunday. (''Entertainment Weekly'')
  • The Colombian diaspora celebrates Colombia's Independence Day with concerts and marches against violence, kidnapping and the FARC in Bogotá, Leticia, the country's other 1,119 cities and municipalities, and events in cities around the world including Paris (attended by Ingrid Betancourt), London, Washington, D.C., New York City and Miami. (El Tiempo)
  • At least 13 Afghan police and civilians are killed in an airstrike by NATO forces two weeks after an airstrike killed 52 civilians at a wedding. (BBC News)
  • Beijing introduces traffic restrictions and factory closures in an effort to reduce air pollution for the 2008 Summer Olympics. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Me Of Little Faith

By: Lewis Black

What do we believe? And for God's sake why?These are the thorny questions that Lewis Black, the bitingly funny comedian, social critic, and bestselling author, tackles in his new book, Me of

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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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Fearless Fourteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars.

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Rogue

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Corpse Craft: Incident at Weardd Academy

Platform: Adobe Flash, iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy, Puzzle

Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Ben 10: Alien Force

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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