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Saturday 27 December 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 27, 2008). 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. Not Easily Broken, directed by Bill Duke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sex Ed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bratz Kidz or Civilization Revolution.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 December 2008

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Not Easily Broken

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson, Maeve Quinlan, Kevin Hart

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Kill Theory

Directed by: Chris Moore

Starring: Don McManus, Ryanne Duzich, Teddy Dunn, Daniel Franzese

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My Bloody Valentine

Directed by: Patrick Lussier

Starring: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

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Bride Wars

Directed by: Gary Winick

Starring: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Bryan Greenberg

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Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos

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TV Series

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

Sex Ed

Directed by: Isaac Feder

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The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

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Tita Tovenaar

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 2008 ?

  • 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).
  • 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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 27, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  4. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  5. Trading Places - Usher
  6. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  7. Jazmine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
  8. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
  9. Pop Champagne - Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
  10. T.I. - Whatever You Like
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
  3. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Inolvidable - Reik
  5. Cinco Minutos - Gloria Trevi
  6. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  7. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  8. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
  9. Por Un Segundo - Aventura
  10. Me Estas Tentando - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Nesty


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

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

By: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.”

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bratz Kidz

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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The Continuum

Platform: Adobe Flash based

Genre: RPG/Strategy

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: D-Dub Software

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Civilization Revolution

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, iOS, Windows Phone

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Shine a Light

Studio: Blu-ray

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Vantage Point

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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How to Rob a Bank

Studio: DVD

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Alice Upside Down

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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