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Saturday 30 August 2008

It was Saturday, 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 Disturbia by Rihanna. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Foreign Body by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Body in Numbers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animal Boxing or Championship Pony.
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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 ?

Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla

Country: United States

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Death Race

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem

Country: United States

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Tropic Thunder

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Pineapple Express

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
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Facts:
  • Mass marches are held in more than 70 cities across Mexico, demanding stronger action against violent crime. (AP via CNN)
  • The 2008 Panzhihua Earthquake in China's Sichuan province kills at least 15 people and injures dozens more. (Reuters via MSNBC)
  • 2008 South Ossetia war:
  • Russia announces that South Ossetia will join 'one united Russian state' (The Times).
  • Hurricane Gustav:

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Sport Games on 30 August 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Sampdoria - Inter : 1 - 1
  • Udinese - Palermo : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 30 August 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Kortrijk : 4 - 0
  • Cercle Brugge - Bergen : 2 - 1
  • Dender - Mouscron : 1 - 2
  • Genk - Lokeren : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 August 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hamburg : 2 - 4
  • Cottbus - Dortmund : 0 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Hoffenheim : 5 - 2
  • M'gladbach - Werder Bremen : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 30 August 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Valladolid : 1 - 0
  • Valencia - Mallorca : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 August 2008

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Books

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

Foreign Body

By: Robin Cook

In this chilling new novel from the one and only Robin Cook, New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton rush to India to help a UCLA student investigating medical

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The Way Of The World

By: Ron Suskind

From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind comes a startling look at how America lost its way and at the nation's struggle, day by day, to reclaim the moral

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The 19Th Wife

By: David Ebershoff

It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

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Braid

Platform: Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Number None, Inc.; Microsoft Game Studios (X360)

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Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style

Platform: Nintendo DS, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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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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Championship Pony

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: Destination Software

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