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Monday 21 January 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maxx Hamilton . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Shadow Music by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Horrible People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles or Beatmania IIDX 16: Empress.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Horrible People

Written by: A.D. Miles

Starring: Joe Lo Truglio, Mather Zickel, A.D. Miles, Joy Franz

Country: United States

The People Watchers

Starring: Sara Clarke, Emma Kenny, Jack Lewis, Richard Wiseman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Larica Total

Country: Brazil

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 2008 ?

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maxx Hamilton: American child of noted parent, his dad is Olympic skater Scott Hamilton.
See other famous people born on 21 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Pam Barrett: Canadian politician (Born 1953).
  • Kenneth Parnell: American convicted sex offender, known infamously for his kidnapping of seven-year-old Steven Stayner in Merced, California.
  • Black Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 11 September 2001, and Asian stocks drop as much as 14%.
  • Stock markets around the world plunge amid growing fears of a U.S. recession, fueled by the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis.
  • A Turkish court bans YouTube for the second time because of clips deemed disrespectful to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. (PhysOrg.com)
  • President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez disallows the exportation of agricultural goods and promises to nationalize any farm that does. (BBC News)
  • 2008 stock market downturn:

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Sport Games on 21 January 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Clermont - Nantes : 2 - 1
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Hereford : 4 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Aston Villa : 2 - 2
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2008?

  • Time: A photo of four people standing behind the curtains in four voting booths in New Hampshire. AP photo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.974
  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.


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

Shadow Music

By: Julie Garwood

Throughout her acclaimed writing career, Julie Garwood has captivated readers with characters who are compelling, daring, and bursting with life. Now one of the most popular novelists of our time proudly

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World Without End

By: Ken Follett

In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

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Plum Lucky

By: Janet Evanovich

Looking to get lucky?Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she's looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.Stephanie

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Free Lunch

By: David Cay Johnston

Free Lunch answers the great mystery of our time: How did our strong and growing economy give way to job uncertainty, debt, bankruptcy, and fear for millions of Americans?

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

Platform: Nintendo DS Android iOS webOS Symbian Java ME Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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California Games

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 2600, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Epyx

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Beat'n Groovy

Beat'n Groovy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Konami

Beatmania IIDX 16: Empress

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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