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Monday 29 December 2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Van Vlees en Bloed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Crush Returns or Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Actors Entertainment

Starring: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Country: United States

The Cabonauts

Starring: Nichelle Nichols, Hayden Black, Norm Thoeming, Monica Young

Country: United States

Art Race

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

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Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Facts:
  • Bangladesh holds its general elections after two years of political unrest over the interim government.
  • President of Somalia Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed resigns. Parliamentary Speaker Adan Mohamed Nuur Madobe will take over for 30 days, in which time the legislature will select a new head of state. (BBC)
  • Bangladeshis vote in their country's general election. (BBC)
  • Liverpool F.C. player Steven Gerrard is arrested following an altercation at a Southport nightclub and subsequently charged with Section 20 grievous bodily harm. (BBC)
  • An Ebola outbreak in West Kasai in the Democratic Republic of Congo kills 11 people. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 29 December 2008

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Wolves : 2 - 2
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Mansfield - Burton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 29 December 2008
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Middlesbrough : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration of Barack Obama
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11038
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10271028

Books

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

Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Why We Suck

By: Denis Leary

The New York Times bestseller One of America’s most original and biting comic satirists, Denis Leary takes on all the poseurs, politicians, and pop culture icons who have sucked in public

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American Lion

By: Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

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Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Crush Returns

Alien Crush Returns

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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 Narnia: Prince Caspian

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Civilization IV: Colonization

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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