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Tuesday 23 September 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to So What by Pink. Martyrs, directed by Pascal Laugier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Hot, Flat, And Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mode After Hours. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden or Colour Cross.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylne Jampano, Catherine Bgin

Country: United States

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson

Country: United States

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Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla

Country: United States

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Death Race

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 2008 ?

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kauhajoki school shooting: Matti Saari kills 10 people before committing suicide.
  • Pakistani soldiers and tribesmen reportedly shoot down a suspected U.S. military drone near the village of Jalal Khel in South Waziristan. The report comes a day after intelligence officers said two United States helicopters crossed a mile into Pakistan over North Waziristan, but flew off after Pakistani troops and tribesmen opened fire. (AP via Google News)
  • Government officials say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into possible fraud for mortgage financing companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, and insurer American International Group. (AP via CNNMoney)
  • The Large Hadron Collider near Geneva is shut down until the northern spring while engineers probe magnet failures. (BBC News)
  • Japanese investment bank Nomura Holdings acquires the European, Asian and Middle Eastern equities and investment banking operations of Lehman Brothers. (MarketWatch)

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Sport Games on 23 September 2008

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Mansfield : 1 - 0
  • Ebbsfleet - Eastbourne Borough : 1 - 1
  • Forest Green - Torquay : 1 - 2
  • Histon - Lewes : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 September 2008
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Football (Italy)
  • Ancona - Brescia : 2 - 0
  • Avellino - Grosseto : 2 - 2
  • Bari - Livorno : 0 - 0
  • Empoli - Modena : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 September 2008

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

  • Time: Obama and McCain in work clothes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11010
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1012


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

Hot, Flat, And Crowded

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

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The Keepsake

By: Tess Gerritsen

For untold years, the perfectly preserved mummy had lain forgotten in the dusty basement of Boston’s Crispin Museum. Dubbed “Madam X,” the recently rediscovered mummy is, to all appearances, an ancient

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Dark Curse

By: Christine Feehan

Born into evil and ice, Dragonseeker Lara Calladine longs to find the source of her nightmares. The only man who can help her is Nicolas De La Cruz who, for centuries,

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing game

Away: Shuffle Dungeon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

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Battlefield: Bad Company

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, action, tactical shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Colour Cross

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Zoo Digital; EU Rising Star Games

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