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Monday 28 July 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Step Brothers, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Beach House by Jane Green was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Call 911. If you liked videogames you were probably playing California Games or Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Step Brothers

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 2008 ?

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stack's conducts an auction prior to the ANA convention in Baltimore.
  • The historic Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare burns down for the second time in 80 years.
  • A total eclipse of the Sun is visible from Canada and extends across northern Greenland, the Arctic, central Russia, Mongolia, and China.
  • George Tupou V is crowned as the new King of Tonga, an event that had been delayed for over two years following the 2006 Nuku'alofa riots.
  • A United States Predator drone launches a missile strike on a Pakistani madrassa killing six people reportedly including al-Qaeda member Abu Khabab al-Masri. (''The Times'')

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

The Beach House

By: Jane Green

The New York Times bestseller and ultimate beach read from the author of Promises to Keep and Another Piece of My Heart Nan Powell is a free-spirited, sixty-five-year-old

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By: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann

The runaway New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and USA Today bestseller!The factsAt least 50 of the 425 terrorists released from Guantánamo have returned to the

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Chasing Harry Winston

By: Lauren Weisberger

Meet Emmy, Leigh, and Adriana. Best friends since college, each has seen her share of career foils and romantic foibles over the past decade.

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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 ?

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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Baby Life

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Platform: Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Number None, Inc.; Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

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