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Monday 25 August 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mummy Forensics. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boogie Superstar or Brain Age Express.
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 ?

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 30 days ?

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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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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Facts:
  • The US Mint releases the 2008 Alaska state quarter dollar coin to circulation.
  • Canadian authorities report 12 people have died in the listeriosis outbreak traced to a Maple Leaf Foods plant in Toronto. ( ''Montreal Gazette'')
  • The 2008 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party begins in Denver, Colorado. (BBC News)
  • Tropical Storm Gustav forms in the Atlantic Ocean and heads for the Dominican Republic and Haiti. (AP via ''Minneapolis-St Paul Tribune'')
  • Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announces that he is withdrawing his Pakistan Muslim League (N) party from Pakistan's governing coalition. (''Newsweek'')

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Sport Games on 25 August 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 August 2008
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nimes - Lens : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 25 August 2008
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Wrexham : 1 - 1
  • Burton - Kidderminster : 2 - 2
  • Cambridge - Kettering Town : 0 - 2
  • Forest Green - Weymouth : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 August 2008
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Portsmouth - Man United : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: B&W photo of a Russian soldier. Photo-Illustration based on photograph by Umit Bektas/Reuters. Inset
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11087

Books

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

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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The Bourne Sanction

By: Eric Van Lustbader

After so many adrenaline-soaked years risking his life, Jason Bourne is chafing under the quiet life of a linguistics professor. Aware of his frustrations, his academic mentor asks for help investigating

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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The Obama Nation

By: Jerome R. Corsi

From the Publisher: In this thoroughly researched and documented book, the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry explains

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Blue Dragon Plus

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive; NA UTV Ignition Entertainment

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Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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BrainPipe

BrainPipe

Publisher: Shrapnel Games


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