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Monday 29 August 2005

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Walk the Line, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sto para 5. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dawn of Magic or Death Jr..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Walk the Line

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin

Country: United States

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Brokeback Mountain

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams

Country: United States

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Transporter 2

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta

Country: United States

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Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Sto para 5

Starring: Smaragda Karydi, Gerasimos Mihelis, Irini Koumarianou, Argyris Angelou

Country: Greece


Written by: William J. MacDonald, John Milius

Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

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Written by: Stan Saanila

Directed by: Stan Saanila

Starring: Thomas Perret, Heli Roiha, Stan Saanila, André Wickström

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 2005 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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  • At least 1,836 are killed, and severe damage is caused along the U.S. Gulf Coast, as Hurricane Katrina strikes coastal areas from Louisiana to Alabama, and travels up the entire state of Mississippi (flooding coast 31 feet/10 m), affecting most of eastern North America.

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Sport Games on 29 August 2005

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - Munich 1860 : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Gueugnon - Amiens : 0 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Plymouth : 2 - 0
  • Coventry - Southampton : 1 - 1
  • Crewe - Sheffield United : 1 - 3
  • Derby - Watford : 1 - 2
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Morecambe : 2 - 0
  • Cambridge - Kidderminster : 0 - 2
  • Canvey Island - Dag and Red : 1 - 2
  • Crawley Town - Stevenage : 1 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Undomestic Goddess

By: Sophie Kinsella

Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so huge, it’ll wreck any chance of a partnership.

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The Interruption Of Everything

By: Terry McMillan

"Being a lifetime wife and mother has afforded me the luxury of having multiple and even simultaneous careers: I’ve been a chauffeur. A chef. An interior decorator.

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The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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The Mermaid Chair

By: Sue Monk Kidd

The New York Times–bestselling second novel by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dawn of Magic

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: 1C Company, Deep Silver, Atari

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The Adventures of El Ballo

The Adventures of El Ballo

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Platform/Action

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Blokus Portable: Steambot Championship

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Irem; NA/EU Majesco Games

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Death Jr.

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Namco Museum Battle Collection

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action Compilation

Publisher: Namco SCEE (Europe)

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