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Thursday 23 October 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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 Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb or Ai Space.
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 ?

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

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 23 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The New York City Council votes 29–22 in favor of extending the term limit on the office of the Mayor to three consecutive four-year terms from two consecutive four-year terms. This allows current Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run for office again in the next mayoral election in November 2009. (WCBS)
  • A car bomb attack in Zagreb, Croatia, kills Ivo Pukanić, the owner of weekly newspaper ''Nacional''. (BBC News)

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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 ?

The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AssaultCube

AssaultCube

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Ai Space

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMOSG, Virtual world

Publisher: Ai Space Production Committee

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Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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