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Monday 24 November 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unsung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles or Block Breaker Deluxe 2.
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: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke

Country: United States

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Quantum of Solace

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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


Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Raja Shivchhatrapati

Starring: Rujuta Deshmukh, Sunil Godse, Yatin Karyekar, Amol Kolhe

Country: India

Fighting Angels: The Series

Starring: Ondie Daniel, Brian Stretch, Lem Collins, Shelby Keith

Country: United States

Um Mundo Catita

Starring: Manuel João Vieira, Karley Aida, Duarte Barrilaro Ruas, Phil Mendrix

Country: Portugal

Review with Myles Barlow

Written by: Phil Lloyd, Trent O'Donnell

Starring: Phil Lloyd, Amanda Bishop, Ivy Nehl, Craig Anderson

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 2008 ?

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
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Famous Deaths:
  • Greenland holds a referendum for increased autonomy from Denmark. The vote is over 75% in favour.
  • Political crisis in Thailand: Protesters from the People's Alliance for Democracy party storm into Suvarnabhumi Airport and block flights from taking off. More protesters seize control of Don Mueang Airport the following day.
  • A car bomb in St. Petersburg, Russia, kills three people and injures one.
  • United States President-elect Barack Obama announces his Treasury team, which includes Timothy F. Geithner as Secretary, Lawrence Summers as president of the National Economic Council, and Christina Romer as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. (CNN)
  • United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown outlines plans to raise the income tax rate for the first time since 1975. (AP via Google News)

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Sport Games on 24 November 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - Munich 1860 : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Burnley : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 November 2008
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Wigan - Everton : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 November 2008
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Sassuolo - Modena : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 November 2008

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

  • Time: Barack Obama as Franklin D. Roosevelt. F.D.R.: AP; Obama: John Gress/Reuters. Insets from left: Damo
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11032
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11031


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


By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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By: Sister Souljah

A fierce fighter with heart and a powerful mind, Midnight is willing to do anything to defend his family, the women he loves, and his business and property.

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The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

Platform: Nintendo DS Android iOS webOS Symbian Java ME Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

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Bleach: The 3rd Phantom

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Sega

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