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Monday 27 October 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Ted, White, And Blue by Ted Nugent was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp or Age of Heroes.
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TV Series

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

Earth: The Power of the Planet

Starring: Iain Stewart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

Role Models

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks

Country: United States

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

Country: United States

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The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

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RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

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Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 27 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Chris Bryant: Welsh politician Minister of State for Europe.
  • Frank Nagai: Japanese singer (Born 1932).
  • Roy Stewart: Jamacian-born British actor and fitness industry figure (Born 1925).
  • Ray Ellis: American record producer and arranger (Born 1923).
Facts:
  • Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens is found guilty on all seven counts of lying on United States Senate financial documents. (AP via Google News)
  • The Washington, D.C. Metro announces it will randomly search ampquotbackpacks, gym bags and any other containers that riders carry with them onto the bus and rail systemampquot during periods of increased threat. (''The Washington Post'')
  • Kivu conflict:
  • Tutsi rebels under Laurent Nkunda are reportedly advancing on the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Reuters)
  • MONUC peacekeeping forces are engaged in heavy fighting against rebels. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 27 October 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Strasbourg : 1 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Braga - Est Amadora : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 October 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Bettmann/Corbis Split-screen of Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, John McCain, and Franklin D. Roosevel
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11016
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11018

Books

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

Ted, White, And Blue

By: Ted Nugent

Straight from the Motor-City Madman comes his wildest, most politically incorrect book yet. In his trademark unapologetic style, Nugent praises God, guns, and red-blooded Americanism.

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The Pirate King

By: R. A. Salvatore

The New York Times best seller now in mass market paperback!Captain Deudermont has sailed to the pirate city of Luskan on a mission--a mission to once and for all defeat the

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The Limits Of Power

By: Andrew Bacevich

From an acclaimed conservative historian and former military officer, a bracing call for a pragmatic confrontation with the nation's problemsThe Limits of Power identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: the

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A Most Wanted Man

By: John le Carré

Now a major film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, and Robin Wright—the acclaimed bestselling novel about spies in “The War on Terror.”A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Allied Ace Pilots

Allied Ace Pilots

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ghostlight

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

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Age of Heroes

Genre: Historical/Adventure

Publisher: Ras Games

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Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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