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Wednesday 21 May 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. 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 Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Great Performances. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Burnout Paradise or The Club.
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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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 21 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • U.S. crude oil price passes US$130 per barrel, rising $5 above the previous day to a record high of US$134.
  • In the final episode of TV's American Idol, rock singer David Cook is declared the winner.
  • SN 2008D is the first supernova to be observed while it is exploding. (NASA)
  • Manchester United F.C. wins the UEFA Champions League 2007-08 defeating Chelsea F.C. in the final after a penalty shootout. (Press Association via Google News)
  • The President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki calls in the South African National Defense Force to end the 2008 South Africa riots. (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 ?

Where Are You Now?

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From America’s Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy—a quest with terrifying repercussions.It

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The Post-American World

By: Fareed Zakaria

“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” ―Boston Sunday Globe In this international bestseller, Fareed Zakaria describes "the rise

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The Downhill Lie

By: Carl Hiaasen

Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on

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Escape

By: Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Assault Heroes 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Babysitting Mania

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: iWin, Majesco Entertainment

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Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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The Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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