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Tuesday 30 December 2008

It was Tuesday, 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 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing D1GP Arcade or Chicken Hunter.
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 ?

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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Starring: Keiji Fujiwara

Country: Japan

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ramazan Güzeldir

Starring: Burak Aksak, Zeynep Aydin, Ilker Ayrik, Erman Bagri

Country: Turkey

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 2008 ?

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
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  • Eight of eleven snowmobilers buried by avalanches in British Columbia, Canada, are found dead. (CTV News)
  • Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich appoints former Democratic Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris to President-elect Barack Obama's vacated United States Senate seat. Democratic Senate leaders and Secretary of State Jesse White say they will not accept the appointment. (ABC7 Chicago)
  • Following the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections, the National Conference and National Congress parties agree to form a coalition government. (BBC)
  • Sheikh Hasina's Awami League wins a supermajority in Bangladesh's National Assembly. (Rediff)
  • Herman Van Rompuy is sworn in as Belgium's new Prime Minister, replacing Yves Leterme. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 30 December 2008

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Dunfermline - Livingston : 1 - 0
  • Morton - Partick : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brechin - Ayr : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hull - Aston Villa : 0 - 1
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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


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


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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By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

By: J.K. Rowling

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

D1GP Arcade

D1GP Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing, drifting

Publisher: Taito

Chicken Hunter

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: MumboJumbo

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Cooking Mama: World Kitchen

Platform: Wii

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: PC: TikGames, Real Xbox 360: Microsoft Game Studios

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All Star Cheer Squad

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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