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Thursday 31 January 2008

It was Thursday, 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 Her Last Death by Susanna Sonnenberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dorm Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force or Assault Heroes 2.
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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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Movies

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

Rambo

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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Cloverfield

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for US$44.6 billion: US$31 per share in cash and stock.
  • In the USA, ABC airs the season four premiere of series Lost.
  • War in Afghanistan:
  • A suicide bomber at a mosque in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan kills the deputy governor of Helmand Province, Pir Mohammad, and five others. (AP via the ''San Jose Mercury News'')
  • Western officials and al-Qaeda websites claim Abu Laith al-Libi, a senior al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan, has been killed in recent fighting. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 31 January 2008

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Woking : 2 - 2
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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

Books

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

Her Last Death

By: Susanna Sonnenberg

Her Last Death begins as the phone rings early one morning in the Montana house where Susanna Sonnenberg lives with her husband and two young sons.

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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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In Defense Of Food

By: Michael Pollan

#1 New York Times BestsellerFood. There's plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it?Because

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Playing for Pizza

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES, Amiga, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

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Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Assault Heroes 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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