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Wednesday 28 May 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. Young People Fucking, directed by Martin Gero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine or Allied Ace Pilots.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Dorm Life

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Young People Fucking

Directed by: Martin Gero

Starring: Aaron Abrams, Carly Pope, Kristin Booth

Country: United States

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Sex and the City

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon

Country: United States

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

Country: United States

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What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Justman: American director producer and production manager (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.
  • Engineers announce that the Leaning Tower of Pisa has been stabilized for the first time, and will remain stable for 200 more years. (BBC News)
  • Australian paleontologists discover ''Materpiscis'', a 380-million-year-old placoderm fish which is the earliest known animal to bear live young. (ABC News Australia)
  • The Governor of New York David Paterson directs New York state agencies to recognise gay marriages performed in other jurisdictions such as Canada, California and Massachusetts. (''The New York Times'')
  • In Dublin, over 100 countries, not including the United States, Russia, or China, agree to the Convention on Cluster Munitions banning cluster bombs. (AFP via Yahoo! News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: How the next President can make America grow again
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10955
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.992

Books

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

Where Are You Now?

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From America’s Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy—a quest with terrifying repercussions.It

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Home

By: Julie Andrews

"A frank, intriguing memoir."--People "Painfully shrewd, and written with real delicacy and pathos." --The New York Times Book Review "Home reflects the very qualities that first made the working-class

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Escape

By: Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.When

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Child 44

By: Tom Rob Smith

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent.Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES, Amiga, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

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Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Submarine adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Beatmania IIDX 16: Empress

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Allied Ace Pilots

Allied Ace Pilots

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ghostlight

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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