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Saturday 26 January 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul the Octopus . In that special week of January 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. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Senator'S Wife by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beyond the Darklands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bolt or Spider-Man: Web of Shadows.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Beyond the Darklands

Starring: Nigel Latta

Country: New Zealand

The People Watchers

Starring: Sara Clarke, Emma Kenny, Jack Lewis, Richard Wiseman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Horrible People

Written by: A.D. Miles

Starring: Joe Lo Truglio, Mather Zickel, A.D. Miles, Joy Franz

Country: United States

Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

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

Country: United States

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American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 2008 ?

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Famous Deaths:
  • In South Carolina, USA, the Democratic caucuses choose Barack Obama as candidate for the presidential election on November. The Republican caucuses choose John McCain.
  • The United States government warns that a spy satellite is losing power and propulsion and could hit the Earth in February or March. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 26 January 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Roma - Palermo : 1 - 0
  • Sampdoria - Siena : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 January 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Westerlo : 1 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Germinal : 3 - 0
  • Dender - Roeselare : 2 - 1
  • Genk - Gent : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 26 January 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sevilla - Osasuna : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 January 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Gimnastic : 1 - 1
  • Elche - Albacete : 1 - 1
  • Las Palmas - Numancia : 1 - 2
  • Poli Ejido - Sp Gijon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 January 2008

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.975
  • Time: A photo of four people standing behind the curtains in four voting booths in New Hampshire. AP photo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.974


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

The Senator'S Wife

By: Sue Miller

Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation.

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By: Douglas Preston

In Douglas Preston's Blasphemy, the world's biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, was built to reveal the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.

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In Defense Of Food

By: Michael Pollan

#1 New York Times BestsellerFood. There's plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it?Because

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The Kite Runner

By: Khaled Hosseini

The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Age of Empires: Mythologies

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: THQ

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Beat'n Groovy

Beat'n Groovy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Konami


Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision

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