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Tuesday 28 October 2008

It was Tuesday, 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 The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Review with Myles Barlow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brothers in Arms: Art of War or The Chronicles of Spellborn.
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 ?

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 28 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 October
Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 889.35 points, or 10.88 percent, to 9,065.12, its second-biggest point gain. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gains 91.59 points, or 10.79 percent, to 940.51, also its second-biggest point gain. The Nasdaq Composite Index rises 143.57 points, or 9.53 percent, to 1,649.47.
  • Tamil Tiger terrorists have carried out unsuccessful air strikes on oil tanks near the capital, Colombo, and an army camp in Mannar, north-western Sri Lanka. (AFP via Google)
  • At its Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft delivers a pre-beta release of Windows 7 to developers, and announces plans to release a full Windows 7 beta early in 2009. (''The New York Times'')
  • North Korea issues a statement declaring that it will turn South Korea into ampquotdebrisampquot if the South does not stop all ampquotconfrontational activitiesampquot. (CNN)
  • Iran opens a naval base in the town of Jask, just outside the Strait of Hormuz entrance to the Persian Gulf. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 28 October 2008

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Cottbus : 1 - 1
  • Karlsruhe - Schalke 04 : 0 - 3
  • Werder Bremen - Leverkusen : 0 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - M'gladbach : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 October 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Ahlen : 0 - 2
  • Augsburg - Frankfurt FSV : 2 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Greuther Furth : 1 - 2
  • Wehen - Ingolstadt : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 October 2008
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Le Havre : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 October 2008
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Sheffield United : 0 - 0
  • Burnley - Reading : 1 - 0
  • Cardiff - Blackpool : 2 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 28 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 ?

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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The Other Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory—a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots.Fleeing

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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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The Given Day

By: Dennis Lehane

From Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Mystic River and Shutter Island, comes the paperback edition of The Given Day, an unflinching family epic that captures the political unrest

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Conan: Unchained

Age of Conan: Unchained

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Funcom Eidos Interactive

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Astro Tripper

Astro Tripper

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN) Microsoft Windows

Genre: side scrolling shoot-em-up

Publisher: PomPom Games

Brothers in Arms: Art of War

Brothers in Arms: Art of War

Platform: Java Platform, Micro Edition

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

The Chronicles of Spellborn

The Chronicles of Spellborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Frogster Interactive Mindscape Acclaim Games


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