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Wednesday 22 October 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Womanizer by Britney Spears. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A Most Wanted Man by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baby Life or Bejeweled Twist.
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 ?

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 ?

Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 2008 ?

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Facts:
  • Wachovia Corp reports a third-quarter loss of US$23.9 billion, a record quarterly deficit for a banking company in the global credit crisis.
  • India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.
  • The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launches the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft on a lunar exploration mission.
  • Global financial crisis: Hungary's currency and stock markets rise on the news that it will receive an international economic bailout package worth $25 billion from the IMF, European Union, and World Bank.
  • Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, forming the world's largest commercial carrier.

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Sport Games on 22 October 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Karlsruhe : 2 - 1
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Aldershot : 5 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Close-up of Barack Obama's face
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11015
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1016

Books

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

A Most Wanted Man

By: John le Carré

Now a major film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, and Robin Wright—the acclaimed bestselling novel about spies in “The War on Terror.”A

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Tsar

By: Ted Bell

Now in paperback, New York Times bestselling author Ted Bell’s latest action-packed thriller features the return of counter spy Alex Hawke as he faces a global nightmare of epic proportions.

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The Given Day

By: Dennis Lehane

From Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Mystic River and Shutter Island, comes the paperback edition of The Given Day, an unflinching family epic that captures the political unrest

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Dragon Ball: Origins

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP / EU / KO Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

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Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Platform: Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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