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Thursday 22 May 2008

It was Thursday, 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 Beautiful Boy by David Sheff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afrika or Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual.
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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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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2008 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Late-May 2008 tornado outbreak sequence unleashes 235 tornadoes, including an EF4 and an EF5 tornado, between 22 May and 31 May 2008. The tornadoes struck 19 states and one Canadian province.
  • A bomb in Exeter, England explodes in the Princesshay shopping centre linked to Islamic terrorism. (CNN)
  • California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a state of emergency in Santa Cruz County for the ongoing Summit Fire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (KSBW)
  • Weld County Tornado: One person is killed and at least 100 are injured in Weld County, Colorado after a tornado tears through the county. Colorado Governor Bill Ritter declares a state of emergency and activates the Colorado National Guard in the affected region. (ABC 7)
  • Two civilians and a Lithuanian soldier are killed as an Afghan protest over the Koran shooting outside the Chagcharan Airfield in the Ghor Province of Afghanistan turns violent. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 22 May 2008

Premier League
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  • Aberdeen - Rangers : 2 - 0
  • Dundee United - Celtic : 0 - 1
  • Hibernian - Motherwell : 0 - 2
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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


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

Beautiful Boy

By: David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son

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By: Barbara Walters

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of ...

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Child 44

By: Tom Rob Smith

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent.Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear

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A Voyage Long And Strange

By: Tony Horwitz

W hat happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620? On a visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he doesn't have a clue,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assault Heroes 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive

Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

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Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment NA Natsume

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Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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