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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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beyond the Darklands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris Party or Block Breaker Deluxe 2.
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TV Series

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

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

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Movies

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

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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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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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Atonement

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cate West: The Vanishing Files

Platform: PC, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Mystery

Publisher: Real Arcade (Original PC version) Destineer Games (Wii & DS versions) Oxygen Interactive Software (European Wii & DS versions)

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Tetris Party

Platform: WiiWare, DSiWare, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle

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Race Driver: Grid

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters, Sega (Arcade), Feral Interactive (Mac)

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Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft


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