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Monday 26 May 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. Young People Fucking, directed by Martin Gero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Counselor by Ted Sorensen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aces of the Galaxy or Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia.
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 ?

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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Dorm Life

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Young People Fucking

Directed by: Martin Gero

Starring: Aaron Abrams, Carly Pope, Kristin Booth

Country: United States

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon

Country: United States

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency releases a report accusing Iran of hiding information about alleged studies of producing nuclear warheads and defying demands to suspend its uranium enrichment. (AFP)
  • China relaxes its one-child policy to allow parents of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to have another child. (Canadian Press via Google News)
  • Westpac signs an implementation agreement for its take over of the St George Bank, creating the largest bank in Australia with a market capitalisation of A$66 billion. (''The Australian'')
  • Nepalese authorities ban rallies and mass meetings in Kathmandu prior to the first meeting of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly which is expected to declare Nepal a republic. (BBC News)
  • Embattled Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxime Bernier resigns after admitting to having left confidential documents unsecured in a private home. (CBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: How the next President can make America grow again
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10955
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.992

Books

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

Counselor

By: Ted Sorensen

In this extraordinary memoir, John F. Kennedy's closest advisor recounts in full for the first time his experience counseling Kennedy through the most dramatic moments in American history.

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The Downhill Lie

By: Carl Hiaasen

Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on

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The Post-American World

By: Fareed Zakaria

“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” ―Boston Sunday Globe In this international bestseller, Fareed Zakaria describes "the rise

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Ladies Of Liberty

By: Cokie Roberts

In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Bratz Girlz Really Rock

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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101-in-1 Explosive Megamix

Platform: Nintendo DS, WiiWare

Genre: Varied

Publisher: Nordcurrent (EU) Atlus (US)

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