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Wednesday 23 July 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daxton McKnight . In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Step Brothers, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Prosecution Of George W. Bush For Murder by Vincent Bugliosi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Call 911. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chronicles of Spellborn or Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force.
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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 months ?

Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kurt Furgler: Swiss politician 70th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • Prime Minister of Nepal Girija Prasad Koirala submits his resignation to the new President Ram Baran Yadav to pave the way for the forming of new government. (Zee News)
  • Militants who formed the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta announce that unless the Nigerian Army withdraws from the area and their development demands are met, they will shut down oil and gas production from Bonny Island. (AP via Google News)
  • The European Union suspends payments to two Bulgarian agencies due to concerns over corruption and organized crime. (BBC News)
  • Hurricane Dolly makes landfall on South Padre Island, Texas, with sustained winds of 95 mph (150 km/h). (NHC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Nelson Mandela
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1002
  • Time: Illustration of Mark Twain

Books

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

The Prosecution Of George W. Bush For Murder

By: Vincent Bugliosi

Famed Charles Manson prosecutor and three time #1 New York Times bestselling author Vincent Bugliosi has written the most powerful, explosive, and thought-provoking book of his storied career.In

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Chasing Harry Winston

By: Lauren Weisberger

Meet Emmy, Leigh, and Adriana. Best friends since college, each has seen her share of career foils and romantic foibles over the past decade.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Fleeced

By: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann

The runaway New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and USA Today bestseller!The factsAt least 50 of the 425 terrorists released from Guantánamo have returned to the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

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The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Play THQ

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The Chronicles of Spellborn

The Chronicles of Spellborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Frogster Interactive Mindscape Acclaim Games

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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