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Friday 22 February 2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Twins . In that special week of February 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. Step Up 2: The Streets, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Charm! by Kendall Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Al Ijtiyah. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Schools Quiz or Counter-Strike Online.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

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

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 2008 ?

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anthony Twins: American twins born to noted parents, performers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.
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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin describes the recognition of Kosovo's unilaterally declared independence by several major world powers as ampquota terrible precedent,ampquot ... that ampquotbreaks up the entire system of international relations,ampquot ... which has taken ampquotcenturies to evolve.ampquot ampquotAnd undoubtedly, it may entail a whole chain of unpredictable consequences to other regions in the worldampquot and that will come back to hit the West ampquotin the face.ampquot
  • The White House announces that U.S. Army National Guard Master Sergeant Woodrow W. Keeble will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor for his service in the Korean War, becoming the first Sioux to receive the award. (U.S. Army)
  • The Swedish Academy, the body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, names the professor of literature Anders Olsson as one of its members to succeed poet and writer Lars Forssell, who died in July 2007. (Dagens Nyheter)
  • Turkey sends between three thousand and ten thousand troops into northern Iraq. (Reuters)
  • The Northern Rock bank is formally nationalized by the British government. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 22 February 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - St Truiden : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hannover : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 February 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - Freiburg : 2 - 0
  • Mainz - CZ Jena : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 February 2008
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Ajaccio : 4 - 0
  • Angers - Niort : 1 - 1
  • Bastia - Libourne : 2 - 1
  • Brest - Grenoble : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 February 2008

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What news were making the headlines those days in February 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.978


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


By: Kendall Hart

Avery Wilkins is in her prime. She's 30 years old, living in Manhattan, beautiful, smart, and the head of her own cosmetics company, Flair.

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Beautiful Children

By: Charles Bock

One Saturday night in Las Vegas, twelve-year-old Newell Ewing goes out with a friend and doesn’t come home. In the aftermath of his disappearance, his mother, Lorraine, makes daily pilgrimages to

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Beverly Hills Dead

By: Stuart Woods

1940s Hollywood comes alive in this sequel to The Prince of Beverly Hills. Rick Barron—former Beverly Hills cop, now head of production of Centurion pictures—returns in a page turning novel of

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People Of The Book

By: Geraldine Brooks

The bestselling novel that follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March and of The Secret Chord, coming from Viking in October 2015Inspired by

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Celebrity Sports Showdown

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

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The Incredible Hulk

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

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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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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Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Buzz!: The Schools Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Educational

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Call of Duty: World at War

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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