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Friday 27 June 2008

It was Friday, 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 Downhill Lie by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Gumbo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Online Japan or Auditorium.
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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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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 27 June 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Company founder Bill Gates leaves his full-time executive role at Microsoft, to focus on his philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Serbian President Boris Tadić has named Mirko Cvetković for the new Prime Minister following the parliamentary election that were held in May. (Balkan Insight)
  • Vinicio Gómez, Guatemala's Interior Minister, dies in a helicopter crash in the central department of Baja Verapaz deputy minister Édgar Hernández and two pilots are also killed. (BBC News)
  • Richard Scruggs, a high-profile United States lawyer known for his lawsuits against the tobacco, pharmaceutical and construction industries, is sentenced to five years jail for conspiracy to bribe a judge. (Reuters)
  • The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are struck by an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale. (Bloomberg)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.9991000
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11065
  • Time: Fat kid holding ice cream cone on a sunken skateboard

Books

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

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 Art Of Racing In The Rain

By: Garth Stein

A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life .

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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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The Best Game Ever

By: Mark Bowden

On December 28, 1958, the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts met under the lights of Yankee Stadium for the NFL Championship game.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

California Games

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 2600, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Epyx

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Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bomberman Online Japan

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Game, Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Auditorium

Auditorium

Platform: Adobe Flash, Windows/Mac OS X (Steam), iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Age of Heroes

Genre: Historical/Adventure

Publisher: Ras Games

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