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Wednesday 23 January 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January 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. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beyond the Darklands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian or Civilization IV: Colonization.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Beyond the Darklands

Starring: Nigel Latta

Country: New Zealand

The People Watchers

Starring: Sara Clarke, Emma Kenny, Jack Lewis, Richard Wiseman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Horrible People

Written by: A.D. Miles

Starring: Joe Lo Truglio, Mather Zickel, A.D. Miles, Joy Franz

Country: United States

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

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

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, New York, Virgin Galactic unveils the design of its next generation of space vehicles, named White Knight Two, and SpaceShipTwo, intending to take paying passengers into space on a regular basis next year.
  • 20 people are killed in a military transport plane crash near Mirosławiec, northern Poland senior Polish Air Force officers are among the victims. (BBC News)
  • Contractors for the Big Dig project pay $400 million to settle a lawsuit from the Massachusetts government over a fatal tunnel collapse and associated flaws. (AP via Google News)
  • January 2008 stock market downturn:
  • Asian stock markets recover, with the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index rising 10.7% and the Mumbai BSE Sensex rising 5.2%, but European markets are still weak, with the London FTSE 100 Index, the Paris CAC 40 and the Frankfurt DAX all posting significant losses. (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

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Sport Games on 23 January 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Milan : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 January 2008
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Caen - Auxerre : 0 - 0
  • Lille - Le Mans : 3 - 1
  • Lyon - Lorient : 2 - 0
  • Monaco - Sochaux : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 January 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 23 January 2008
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Utrecht : 2 - 0
  • Graafschap - Roda JC : 2 - 1
  • Groningen - Nijmegen : 5 - 1
  • Heerenveen - VVV Venlo : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 January 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A photo of four people standing behind the curtains in four voting booths in New Hampshire. AP photo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.974
  • Time: No One Could Save Benazir Bhutto. Why We Need To Save Pakistan.

Books

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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Plum Lucky

By: Janet Evanovich

Looking to get lucky?Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she's looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.Stephanie

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Geography Of Bliss

By: Eric Weiner

Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Art Style: AQUIA

Art Style: AQUIA

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

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

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Civilization IV: Colonization

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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Army of Two

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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