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Saturday 27 December 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Hot, Flat, And Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Van Vlees en Bloed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animal Boxing or Adventure Rock.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

The Cabonauts

Starring: Nichelle Nichols, Hayden Black, Norm Thoeming, Monica Young

Country: United States

Art Race

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 27 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Delaney Bramlett: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Delaney & Bonnie) (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari accepts that ampquotnon-state actorsampquot exist in the country and vows to root out terrorism there. (Reuters)
  • The Gävle goat, a large Swedish yule goat, is torched by vandals for the 23rd time since its construction in 1966. (BBC News)
  • On the eve of its centenary, Woolworths Group begins closing its stores in the United Kingdom. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 27 December 2008

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Morton : 1 - 0
  • Partick - Ross County : 0 - 2
  • Queen of Sth - Dundee : 0 - 1
  • St Johnstone - Clyde : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 December 2008
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Stranraer : 2 - 2
  • Arbroath - Stirling : 1 - 2
  • East Fife - Brechin : 2 - 1
  • Peterhead - Raith Rvs : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 27 December 2008
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Montrose : 3 - 2
  • Stenhousemuir - Annan Athletic : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 December 2008
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Hearts : 1 - 0
  • Dundee United - Falkirk : 1 - 0
  • Hibernian - Kilmarnock : 2 - 4
  • Motherwell - Inverness C : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 27 December 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10271028
  • Time: A Comprehensive Look Back at 2008 Through a Collection of Serious and Not-So-Serious Top 10s
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11037

Books

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

Hot, Flat, And Crowded

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

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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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The Private Patient

By: P. D. James

National BestsellerCheverell Manor is a beautiful old house in Dorset, which its owner, the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell, uses as a private clinic.

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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 ?

Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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Enduro Racer

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Sega

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Adventure Rock

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure Educational

Publisher: BBC and Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

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