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Thursday 24 July 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Death Angel by Linda Howard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Call 911. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 or Age of Heroes.
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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 24 July 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
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Facts:
  • Ford Motor Company of the USA posts a record US$8.7 billion quarterly loss, due to slumping truck and SUV operations.
  • Three former aides to former Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer and the former head of the New York State Police are charged with ethics violations over improper use of travel records of former Republican New York State Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno. (AP via Google News)
  • Max Mosley, head of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, wins his privacy case against the ''News of the World'', after the paper alleged he took part in a Nazi-themed BDSM orgy. (BBC News)
  • Voters in Glasgow East go to the polls for the Glasgow East by-election, 2008 with the Scottish National Party (SNP) claiming a historic victory over the Scottish Labour Party candidate after a massive swing in favour of the SNP. (''The Telegraph'')
  • 2008 Beijing Olympics:

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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 ?

Death Angel

By: Linda Howard

In Linda Howard’s gifted hands, second chances, unexpected romance, and unrelenting action combine into a riveting new novel of suspense. In Death Angel, bad girls can wake up and trust their

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Rogue

By: Danielle Steel

Meet Maxine Williams, a dedicated doctor with three great kids, a challenging career, and the perfect new man in her life.

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The Last Oracle

By: James Rollins

In Washington, D.C., a homeless man takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander Gray Pierce's arms. A bloody coin clutched in the dead man's hand--an ancient relic that can be

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The Beach House

By: Jane Green

The New York Times bestseller and ultimate beach read from the author of Promises to Keep and Another Piece of My Heart Nan Powell is a free-spirited, sixty-five-year-old

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: PC: TikGames, Real Xbox 360: Microsoft Game Studios

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Age of Conan: Unchained

Age of Conan: Unchained

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Funcom Eidos Interactive

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bomberman Online Japan

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Game, Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Age of Heroes

Genre: Historical/Adventure

Publisher: Ras Games

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