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Wednesday 29 October 2008

It was Wednesday, 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 Pirate King by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Um Mundo Catita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath or Condemned 2: Bloodshot.
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 29 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 29 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Mike Baker: American singer Shadow Gallery (Born 1963).
Facts:
  • Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries sells a US 1868 3-cent rose George Washington postage stamp with "B" grill embossing for US$900,000 (US$1,035,000 with buyer's fee). The stamp is one of four known.
  • Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world's largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to 5.
  • The American Federal Reserve announces it will loan up to US$30 billion to Brazil, Singapore, South Korea, and Mexico.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5. (''The New York Times'')
  • India's Viswanathan Anand retains the World Chess Championship title in Bonn, Germany, by defeating Russia’s Vladimir Kramnik. (CNN-IBN)

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Sport Games on 29 October 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Juventus : 1 - 2
  • Catania - Udinese : 0 - 2
  • Chievo - Lazio : 1 - 2
  • Fiorentina - Inter : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Waregem : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hoffenheim : 1 - 3
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 0 - 1
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - St Pauli : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - Mainz : 0 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Osnabruck : 2 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Koblenz : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2008

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11019
  • Time: Bettmann/Corbis Split-screen of Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, John McCain, and Franklin D. Roosevel
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11016

Books

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

The Pirate King

By: R. A. Salvatore

The New York Times best seller now in mass market paperback!Captain Deudermont has sailed to the pirate city of Luskan on a mission--a mission to once and for all defeat the

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Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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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 Shadow Factory

By: James Bamford

James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Bang Attack

Bang Attack

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

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Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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