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Saturday 23 February 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 An Inconvenient Book by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nadaniyaan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden or Art Style: CODE.
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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

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

Country: United States

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Rambo

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Frere: Belgian race car driver and motorsport journalist (Born 1917).
  • Douglas Fraser: Scottish pilot (Born 1916).
Facts:
  • A United States Air Force B-2 Spirit crashes on Guam. It is the first operational loss of a B-2.
  • Japan launches a new, experimental Internet satellite aboard an H-IIA rocket from the Tanegashima Space Centre. (Wired News)
  • At least 18 people are injured by a blast on a bus in the outskirts of the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. (BBC News)
  • Gaston Flosse is elected President of French Polynesia after a deal with Oscar Temaru. (Pacific Magazine)

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Sport Games on 23 February 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Reggina - Juventus : 2 - 1
  • Torino - Parma : 4 - 4
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Roeselare : 0 - 0
  • Charleroi - Germinal : 0 - 0
  • Dender - Westerlo : 2 - 0
  • FC Brussels - Bergen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 February 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Duisburg : 0 - 2
  • Dortmund - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Werder Bremen : 1 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Schalke 04 : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 February 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sevilla - Zaragoza : 5 - 0
  • Valencia - Recreativo : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 February 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

An Inconvenient Book

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

The world is a mess. It seems that every time you turn around, there's another problem: Iran is developing nuclear capabilities.

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Liberal Fascism

By: Jonah Goldberg

“Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as

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World Without End

By: Ken Follett

In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

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A Long Way Gone

By: Ishmael Beah

This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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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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American McGee's Grimm

American McGee's Grimm

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Turner Broadcasting System

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing game

Art Style: CODE

Art Style: CODE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo


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