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Sunday 21 December 2008

It was Sunday, 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 Brothers in Arms: Double Time or Asphalt 4: Elite Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


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


Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Raja Shivchhatrapati

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

Country: India

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 2008 ?

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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  • Gwadar Port, Pakistan, becomes fully operational.ref name=quotThe_Dawnquot
  • The winning design for the replacement of the iconic Routemaster double-decker bus is announced by London mayor Boris Johnson. (BBC News)
  • Continental Airlines Flight 1404 skids off the runway at Denver International Airport, injuring 38 of the 110 passengers on board. (Bloomberg)
  • Iranian police raid and close Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi's Children's Rights Support Association prior to a planned celebration of Human Rights Day. (Reuters via ''International Herald Tribune'')
  • Canada announces a US$3.3 billion bailout for its troubled automotive industry. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 21 December 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 1 - 3
  • Cagliari - Reggina : 1 - 1
  • Catania - Roma : 3 - 2
  • Chievo - Genoa : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 December 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Kortrijk - Westerlo : 0 - 0
  • Standard - Gent : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 December 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 1
  • La Coruna - Recreativo : 4 - 1
  • Mallorca - Sevilla : 0 - 0
  • Numancia - Valladolid : 4 - 3
See all Football game results of 21 December 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Tenerife : 1 - 2
  • Xerez - Gimnastic : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 21 December 2008

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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


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 Pagan Stone

By: Nora Roberts

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Blood Brothers and The Hollow—the conclusion to the electrifying trilogy of three men and three women who join forces—and hearts—to battle the

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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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American Lion

By: Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Brothers in Arms: Double Time

Platform: Wii, OS X

Genre: First person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Crash: Mind over Mutant

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA Activision; INT Sierra Entertainment

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Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Platform: BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, Symbian OS, N-Gage 2.0, DSiWare

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Castlevania Judgment

Platform: Wii

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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