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Monday 20 October 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Womanizer by Britney Spears. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian or The Chronicles of Spellborn.
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TV Series

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

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

Movies

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

Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • The Sri Lankan military reports that they have breached a key defensive line near the Tamil Tiger headquarters in northern Sri Lanka. (BBC)
  • Former President of Botswana, Festus Mogae is awarded the $5m Mo Ibrahim Foundation Prize for Achievement in African Leadership for 2008. (PA)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Close-up of Barack Obama's face
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11015
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1016

Books

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

The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Vintage-style action shooter

Publisher: NA DSI Games; EU Bigben Interactive, Neko Entertainment

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

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

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Code Geass

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Tragedy, Mecha, Science fantasy

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The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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The Chronicles of Spellborn

The Chronicles of Spellborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Frogster Interactive Mindscape Acclaim Games


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