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Tuesday 20 May 2008

It was Tuesday, 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. Sex and the City, directed by Michael Patrick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Great Performances. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armand and the Foppish Hat or Beatmania IIDX 16: Empress.
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 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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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Movies

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

Sex and the City

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hamilton Jordan: American government official and White House Chief of Staff under President Jimmy Carter.
Facts:
  • In the US Presidential Democratic race, caucus voting results in Oregon and Kentucky give Illinois Senator Barak Obama a majority of pledged delegates.
  • Ten thousand Iraqi troops enter Sadr City in Baghdad to seize control from Shiite militants. (CBS News)
  • The SPLA attacks Sudanese government soldiers at Abyei, a disputed town at the border of South Sudan. (BBC News)
  • Cyclone Nargis
  • The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon leaves for Burma calling the situation critical. (AFP)

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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 ?

A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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The Whole Truth

By: David Baldacci

"Dick, I need a war." Nicolas Creel is a man on a mission. He heads up the world's largest defense contractor, The Ares Corporation. Dick Pender is the man Creel retains to "perception manage" his company to even more riches ...

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Just Who Will You Be? Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

By: Maria Shriver

"Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring--and it all comes through in her winning guide to life, JUST WHO WILL YOU BE We're lucky to have her show us the way."--

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brain Challenge

Platform: Mobile phones, iOS, iPod, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable, Xbox Live Arcade, N-Gage 2.0, WiiWare, Microsoft Windows, Zeebo, DSiWare, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Gameloft Ubisoft

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Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Beatmania IIDX 16: Empress

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

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