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Thursday 28 February 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Never Back Down, directed by Jeff Wadlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Charm! by Kendall Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nadaniyaan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Star Cheer Squad or Belief & Betrayal.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borr, Erna Morena

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 2008 ?

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mike Smith: English musician (The Dave Clark Five) (Born 1943).
  • A report by the Pew Center on the United States says the American penal system held more than 2.3 million adults at the start of the year, meaning more than one in every 100 American adults is confined in a prison or jail, the highest ratio in the nation's history. The report also notes that the United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world.
  • Legislation (HR 5512) is introduced in the House of Representatives, the Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2008. It includes replacing the copper-plated zinc cent with a steel coin, and requiring the US Mint lose money on any circulating coin for five years before changing alloys.
  • Germany becomes the first country to formalize its recognition of Kosovo by renaming its diplomatic office in Pristina into an embassy. (Novinite, Sofia News Agency)
  • The Israeli Air Force launches a series of air strikes into Gaza following Hamas rocket attacks, with 32 confirmed dead. (BBC News)
  • Ecuador suspends oil exports after a landslide cuts off its main pipeline. (AFP)

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

  • Time: Photo of a teacher sitting at a classroom desk. Photograph for TIME by Matthias Clamer - Stockland M
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Time: Profile photos of Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama facing each other. Hillary Clinton by Diana Walker


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


By: Kendall Hart

Avery Wilkins is in her prime. She's 30 years old, living in Manhattan, beautiful, smart, and the head of her own cosmetics company, Flair.

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The Ghost War

By: Alex Berenson

CIA operative John Wells is in a running battle with an enemy that may have already won the war.

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

“A wake-up call for the entire planet . . . [A New Earth] helps us to stop creating our own suffering and obsessing over the past and what the future might be, and to put ourselves in the now.”

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All Star Cheer Squad

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

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Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

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1 vs. 100

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Game show

Publisher: DSI Games

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Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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