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Thursday 26 June 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Viva La Vida by Coldplay. Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while What Happened by Scott McClellan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Protocol or Captain Rainbow.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Happening

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 2008 ?

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
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  • Shares of General Motors Corporation drop to their lowest level since 1955, after Goldman Sachs gives the stock a "sell" rating.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court rules in District of Columbia v. Heller that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual right, and that the District of Columbia handgun ban is unconstitutional.
  • The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) relaxes rules on the creation of top-level domain names like .com or .edu, which could pave the way for companies or individuals to create an array of new addresses for the Web. Icann also approves measures that will allow top-level domain names to be written in scripts such as Arabic or Cyrillic. (Reuters)
  • A former Taliban fighter claims that members of the Pakistan military secretly supported the insurgency in Afghanistan by providing training and material support. (Canadian Press via Google News)
  • North Korea releases details of its nuclear program and the United States removes it from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. (Bloomberg)

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

What Happened

By: Scott McClellan

In this refreshingly clear-eyed book, written with no agenda other than to record his experiences and insights for the benefit of history, McClellan provides a unique perspective on what happened and

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Death And Honor

By: W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

In 1943, Argentina Marine pilotturned- agent Cletus Frade is setting up an OSS-operated airline. But before Frade can get airborne, two interwoven German operations must be grounded.

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By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

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By: Barbara Walters

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

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

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

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Beyond Protocol

Beyond Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Dark Sky Entertainment


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D-Dub Software

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Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

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Captain Rainbow

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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