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Tuesday 26 February 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Never Back Down, directed by Jeff Wadlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nadaniyaan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: Brain Bender or BrainPipe.
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 ?

Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Rambo

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Dick Fletcher: American meteorologist (Born 1942).
  • Glory Mukwati: Zimbabwean politician.
  • Buddy Miles: American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Electric Flag and The California Raisins) (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • A shutdown at the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station causes a loss of electricity for millions in Florida. (Reuters)
  • Researchers announce they have sequenced the genome of corn. (Reuters)
  • A bomb blast in Khost, Afghanistan kills five police officers on their way to work. (AFP via Google News)
  • A man who dubbed himself ampquotOsama bin Londonampquot is found guilty of running terrorist training camps in the United Kingdom. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 26 February 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Juventus - Torino : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 February 2008
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - QPR : 0 - 0
  • Burnley - Coventry : 2 - 0
  • Preston - Stoke : 2 - 0
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Histon - Stafford Rangers : 3 - 3
  • Torquay - Altrincham : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 February 2008
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brechin - Ross County : 1 - 2
  • Peterhead - Alloa : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 February 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of a teacher sitting at a classroom desk. Photograph for TIME by Matthias Clamer - Stockland M
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker

Books

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

A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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Freakonomics

By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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An Inconvenient Book

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

The world is a mess. It seems that every time you turn around, there's another problem: Iran is developing nuclear capabilities.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Block Breaker Deluxe

Block Breaker Deluxe

Platform: Mobile phone, iPod, N-Gage, Windows, Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Breakout clone

Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

BrainPipe

BrainPipe

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game


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