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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 The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow 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 Burnout Paradise.
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TV Series

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

Comedy Gumbo

Written by: Sean Becker, Payman Benz

Starring: Payman Benz, Sean Becker, Greg Benson

Country: United States

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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The Jace Hall Show

Starring: Jace Hall, Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Hancock

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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WALL·E

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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Wanted

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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

The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Blood Noir

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

A favor for a friend puts Anita Blake in the center of a full-blown scandal that threatens master vampire Jean- Claude's reign-and makes her a pawn in an ancient vampire queen's new rise to power.

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Protocol

Beyond Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORTS

Publisher: Dark Sky Entertainment

Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cory in the House (video game)

Cory in the House (video game)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, stealth

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Age of Heroes

Genre: Historical/Adventure

Publisher: Ras Games

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami


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