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Sunday 22 June 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. WALL·E, directed by Andrew Stanton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles or Chaos;Head.
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 ?

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

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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The Jace Hall Show

Starring: Jace Hall, Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

WALL·E

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Wanted

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Incredible Hulk

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dody Goodman: American comedienne (Born 1914).
  • George Carlin: American comedian who began doing TV variety shows in 1966, and nightclubs.
  • Jane McGrath: English-Australian activist co-founded the McGrath Foundation (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • American comedian George Carlin dies of heart failure in Los Angeles, California, at age 71.
  • Typhoon Fengshen hits the Philippines and capsizes the ferry ''MV Princess of the Stars'', leaving hundreds dead or missing.
  • President Robert Mugabe is reelected with 85.5% of the vote in the second round of the controversial Zimbabwean presidential election.
  • After three decades as the Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates steps down from daily duties to concentrate on philanthropy.
  • The Global Anglican Future Conference, a forum for conservative bishops and leaders of the Anglican Communion, opens in Jerusalem as an alternative to the Fourteenth Lambeth Conference. (BBC News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.998
  • Time: A pill of prozac, Insets, from left: Jason Reed/Reuters: Stephan Crasneanscki
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10975

Books

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

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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Blood Noir

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

A favor for a friend puts Anita Blake in the center of a full-blown scandal that threatens master vampire Jean- Claude's reign-and makes her a pawn in an ancient vampire queen's new rise to power.

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Videogames

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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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

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Buzz!: Quiz TV

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Chaos;Head

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,[1] Android

Genre: Psychological thriller, sci-fi, supernatural, romance

Publisher: Nitroplus (Windows) 5pb. (X360, PS3, PSP, PSV, iOS, ANRD) Naotaka Hayashi (scenario writer) Choco (product designer) Toshimichi Isoe, Takeshi Abo (composers) Mutsumi Sasaki (character designer)

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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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