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Monday 20 October 2008

US date format: 10/20/2008, UK date format: 20/10/2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Womanizer by Britney Spears. Last Chance Harvey, directed by Joel Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Raising the Bar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Best of Tests DS or 5.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Last Chance Harvey

Directed by: Joel Hopkins

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker, Eileen Atkins

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Soul Men

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sharon Leal, Adam Herschman

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Directed by: Robby Henson

Starring: Reynaldo Rosales, Heidi Dippold, Michael Madsen, Julie Ann Emery

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Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Jessica Simpson, Vivica A. Fox, Steve Guttenberg, Aimee Garcia

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Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

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TV Series

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

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen

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Destroyed in Seconds

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Spooks: Code 9

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Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 2008 ?

  • 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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  • 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)

Sport Games on 20 October 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Mainz : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Tours - Lens : 3 - 1
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Darlington - Bradford : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Newcastle - Man City : 2 - 2
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Planetary positions on October 20, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
  2. T.I. - Whatever You Like
  3. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  4. Can't Believe It - T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad
  6. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
  7. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  8. So Fly - Slim Featuring Yung Joc
  9. Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole
  10. Got Money - Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
  3. La Cumbia Del Rio - Los Pikadientes de Caborca
  4. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
  5. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
  7. Flex - Te Quiero
  8. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Mana
  9. Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Amor Inmortal - Chayanne


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


By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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A Most Wanted Man

By: John le Carré

Now a major film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, and Robin Wright—the acclaimed bestselling novel about spies in “The War on Terror.”A

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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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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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

Best of Tests DS

Best of Tests DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment



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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios



Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Submarine adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Insiders’ Share Sales on Margin on the Rise

Executives can sometimes appear to own shares in a company, but have actually pledged them as collateral for a loan. [..]

Office Workers, Ivanka Trump Is Thinking of You

The daughter of Donald Trump has taken to blogging about saving money on lunch. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.03
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $57.06
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $51.35
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.30
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.9337 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.7268 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9645 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.8059 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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This Christmas

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Studio: DVD release

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The Darjeeling Limited

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Alice Upside Down

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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