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Wednesday 24 August 2005

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Poet Goldberg . In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Four Brothers, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Lance Armstrong'S War by Daniel Coyle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rome. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Project Gotham Racing 3 or Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


Written by: William J. MacDonald, John Milius

Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

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Written by: Stan Saanila

Directed by: Stan Saanila

Starring: Thomas Perret, Heli Roiha, Stan Saanila, André Wickström

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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How London Was Built

Starring: Adam Hart-Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2005 ?

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Poet Goldberg: American child of noted family, actress Soleil Moon Frye and producer Jason Goldberg.
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Sport Games on 24 August 2005

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lille - Toulouse : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Fulham : 4 - 1
  • Blackburn - Tottenham : 0 - 0
  • Bolton - Newcastle : 2 - 0
  • Chelsea - West Brom : 4 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America -- Aug. 22, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10097
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.834835


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

Lance Armstrong'S War

By: Daniel Coyle

“A velvety mix of vivid, sophisticated prose, Raymond Carver’s unerring eye for nuance, and John Irving’s irreverent, unflinching humor….An intimate look inside the maelstrom of professional cycling.”—Boston

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Double Tap

By: Steve Martini

Now Madriani is faced with daunting ballistics evidence: a so-called "double tap"-two bullet wounds tightly grouped in the victim's head, shots that could have been made only by a crack marksman.

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By: Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

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True Believer

By: Nicholas Sparks

Part love story, part ghost story, True Believer is an unforgettable romance about believing in the impossible, trusting in fate, and unraveling the mysteries of the human heart.As

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bankshot Billiards 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: PixelStorm

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Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Project Gotham Racing 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Dance 86.4 Funky Radio Station

Dance 86.4 Funky Radio Station

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

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