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Thursday 17 May 2007

2007-05-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Makes Me Wonder by Maroon5. In UK Beautiful Liar by Beyonce & Shakira was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Brooks, directed by Bruce A. Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Mr. Brooks

Directed by: Bruce A. Evans

Starring: Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, William Hurt

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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28 Weeks Later

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rose Byrne, Robert Carlyle

Country: United States

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Spider-Man 3

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace

Country: United States

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Cashback

Directed by: Sean Ellis

Starring: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Michelle Ryan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales from the Pub

Starring: Andrew Parks, Brian Howe

Country: United States

Jake and Amir

Starring: Jake Hurwitz, Amir Blumenfeld

Country: United States

Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe

Starring: Art Wolfe

Country: United States

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The Supersizers Eat...

Starring: Giles Coren, Sue Perkins, Roy Marsden

Country: United Kingdom

Mist: Sheepdog Tales

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Mel Giedroyc, Paul Litchfield, Gillian Hanna

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.
  • Jaak Aaviksoo, the Estonian Defence Minister, states that the Russian Government may be behind recent hacking on Estonian government and commercial web sites following the moving of the Bronze Soldier. (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • United States Senate Democratic Party officials seek a vote of no confidence on Attorney-General Alberto Gonzales. (CBS)
  • Gordon Brown is confirmed as the next leader of the British Labour Party, taking effect on 24 June. Brown will succeed Tony Blair as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when he kisses the hand of Queen Elizabeth II on 27 June. (BBC)
  • 2007 Israel-Gaza conflict: An Israeli aircraft bombs a building of the Hamas-run Executive Force in Gaza, killing at least one person and injuring about 45 others. (BBC)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2007?

  • Time: Some of the 2007 TIME 100:Steve Jobs, Queen Elizabeth II, Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, Nancy Pel
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10735
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.933

Books

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

The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a ...

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Simple Genius

By: David Baldacci

In a world of secrets, human genius is power. And sometimes it is simply deadly . . .Near Washington, D.C., there are two clandestine institutions: the world's most unusual laboratory and a secret CIA training camp.

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The Children of Hurin

By: J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

Painstakingly restored from Tolkien's manuscripts and presented for the first time as a fully continuous and standalone story, this illustrated paperback of the epic tale of The Children of Hurin will reunite fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of ...

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The Road

By: Cormac McCarth

Father and son journey alone through a desolate America; movie; Pulitzer; Oprah's Book Club, March 2007. (P, Vintage)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Chivalry

Age of Chivalry

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Platform: PC, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports Game, Platform, Adventure, Action

Publisher: Atari

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Buzz! Junior: Robo Jam

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Cabela's Trophy Bucks

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Wii, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports (hunting), first-person shooter

Publisher: Activision Value

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Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics[1]

Publisher: THQ

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