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Thursday 30 October 2008

It was Thursday, 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.. Killshot, directed by John Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Raising the Bar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brothers in Arms or Block Breaker Deluxe 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Last Chance Harvey

Directed by: Joel Hopkins

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker, Eileen Atkins

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Soul Men

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sharon Leal, Adam Herschman

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Directed by: Robby Henson

Starring: Reynaldo Rosales, Heidi Dippold, Michael Madsen, Julie Ann Emery

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Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Jessica Simpson, Vivica A. Fox, Steve Guttenberg, Aimee Garcia

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TV Series

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

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen

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Destroyed in Seconds

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Spooks: Code 9

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Romanzo criminale - La serie

That Metal Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 2008 ?

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
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  • The Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series of baseball, their first since 1980, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays four games to one. Game Five was suspended in the sixth inning on October 28 due to rain, with the score tied 2-2.
  • The U.S. economy shrank by 0.3 percent in the third quarter (July-September), the most in seven years, with consumer spending during the quarter at the lowest in 28 years.
  • Malaysia recognizes Kosovo. (BalkanInsight)
  • A freak hailstorm hits East Devon, England, causing flooding in and around Ottery St Mary and Honiton. (BBC news)
  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's new Cabinet is sworn in after the October 14 federal election. (CBC News)

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Sport Games on 30 October 2008

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Salisbury - Crawley Town : 2 - 0
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Graafschap - Utrecht : 0 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
  2. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  3. T.I. - Whatever You Like
  4. Can't Believe It - T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad
  6. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
  7. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  8. Jazmine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
  9. So Fly - Slim Featuring Yung Joc
  10. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
  3. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
  5. Odio Por Amor - Juanes
  6. La Cumbia Del Rio - Los Pikadientes de Caborca
  7. Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
  8. Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
  9. Flex - Te Quiero
  10. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro


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

The Other Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory—a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots.Fleeing

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By: Vicki Myron with Bret Witter


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One Fifth Avenue

By: Candace Bushnell

From one of the most consistently astute and engaging social commentators of our day comes another look at the tough and tender women of New York City--this time, through the lens

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Adobe Flash, Windows/Mac OS X (Steam), iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Brothers in Arms

Platform: N-Gage

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

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Art Style: CODE

Art Style: CODE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft


Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Killer Diller

Studio: DVD

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Reservation Road

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Studio: Blu-ray

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Alice Upside Down

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD

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Ghost Town

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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