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Sunday 28 December 2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 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 Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sex Ed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization Revolution or Bananagrams.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 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 28 December 2008 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Operation Cast Lead
  • 2008 Garamba offensive: Uganda's People's Defence Force accuses the Lord's Resistance Army of hacking to death 45 people in a church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (France 24)
  • A suicide bomber kills at least 16 people, 14 of them children, and injures 58 in Afghanistan's Khost Province. (BBC)
  • A suicide bomber kills five Department of Civil Defence members and injures four others in Wattala, Sri Lanka. (BBC)
  • Mexican authorities arrest Army Major Arturo González Rodríguez for selling information to the Beltrán Leyva drug cartel. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 28 December 2008

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Preston : 1 - 1
  • Birmingham - Swansea : 0 - 0
  • Bristol City - Crystal Palace : 1 - 0
  • Cardiff - Plymouth : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 December 2008
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Stevenage : 1 - 1
  • Crawley Town - Eastbourne Borough : 1 - 0
  • Forest Green - Barrow : 2 - 1
  • Grays - Histon : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of 28 December 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cheltenham - Peterboro : 3 - 6
  • Colchester - Leyton Orient : 1 - 0
  • Hartlepool - Crewe : 1 - 4
  • Huddersfield - Scunthorpe : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 December 2008
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Grimsby : 3 - 1
  • Aldershot - Dag and Red : 1 - 2
  • Bournemouth - Barnet : 0 - 2
  • Bradford - Morecambe : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 December 2008

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 2008 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 28, 2008 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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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 Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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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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Cross Country

By: James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered-to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly ...

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crazy Mouse

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action puzzle game

Publisher: Ultizen Games

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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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Age of Conan: Unchained

Age of Conan: Unchained

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Funcom Eidos Interactive



Platform: Flash

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Chess Crusade

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

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Home videos

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


Studio: DVD

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Chapter 27

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Martian Child

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Another Cinderella Story

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD and Blu-ray

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

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