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Tuesday 29 January 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dorm Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AMF Bowling World Lanes or Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden

Country: United States

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Definitely, Maybe

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States

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Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dorm Life

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

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 20 civilians including 11 children die and 14 are wounded after a mine explodes targeting a school bus in Madhu, Sri Lanka. (Sunday Times)
  • Snow storms cut the Beijing-Guangzhou railway and paralyze China's ''Chunyun'' period. (AP via ''The Houston Chronicle'')
  • The United States House of Representatives passes a $146 billion economic stimulus package. (AP via ''The New York Times'')
  • Venezuelan gunmen hold 30 hostages in a bank in Guárico state before fleeing the scene in an ambulance with several hostages. The gunmen are subsequently captured. (AP via Google News)
  • Voters in Florida go to the polls to determine presidential nominees.

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Sport Games on 29 January 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Libourne : 1 - 0
  • Sedan - Troyes : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Colchester : 1 - 0
  • Cardiff - QPR : 3 - 1
  • Charlton - Stoke : 1 - 0
  • Hull - Coventry : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 January 2008
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Oxford : 1 - 0
  • Burton - Rushden & D : 2 - 1
  • Cambridge - Exeter : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 29 January 2008
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cheltenham - Millwall : 0 - 1
  • Crewe - Bristol Rvs : 1 - 1
  • Doncaster - Hartlepool : 2 - 0
  • Huddersfield - Bournemouth : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 January 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Roy Lichtenstein-type illustration of a man and woman kissing with thought bubbles over their head
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.975
  • Time: A photo of four people standing behind the curtains in four voting booths in New Hampshire. AP photo


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

A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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Free Lunch

By: David Cay Johnston

Free Lunch answers the great mystery of our time: How did our strong and growing economy give way to job uncertainty, debt, bankruptcy, and fear for millions of Americans?

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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AMF Bowling World Lanes

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Berlitz English Dictionary

Berlitz English Dictionary

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Koch Media



Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Submarine adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Buzz!: The Pop Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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