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Friday 22 August 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chloe Allen . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna. Death Race, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mummy Forensics. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Best of Tests DS or Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes.
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TV Series

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?

Starring: Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, David Burch

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Death Race

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chloe Allen: American child of noted parents, her dad is Byron Allen, the host of talk shows "Entertainers with Byron Allen" and "Comics Unleashed," and his wife, producer Jennifer Lucas.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An aircraft crashes in Guatemala, killing 10, including four Americans on a humanitarian mission.
  • Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 6895 crashes upon takeoff near Manas International Airport in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, killing 68.
  • Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Kashmiris demonstrate in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir demanding independence from India. (BBC News)
  • War in Afghanistan
  • The United States-led coalition kills 30 Taliban militants in fighting in western Afghanistan. (AP via Google News)

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Sport Games on 22 August 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Cottbus : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 August 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Koblenz : 0 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - St Pauli : 5 - 2
  • Osnabruck - Freiburg : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 August 2008
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Guingamp : 2 - 1
  • Brest - Strasbourg : 0 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Amiens : 1 - 0
  • Clermont - Angers : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 August 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Southend - Brighton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 August 2008

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Books

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

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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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 Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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The Dark Side

By: Jane Mayer

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Best of Tests DS

Best of Tests DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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