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Wednesday 17 October 2007

2007-10-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Paranormal Activity

Directed by: Oren Peli

Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs

Country: United States

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Gone Baby Gone

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck

Country: United States

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No Country for Old Men

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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I'm Not There.

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom

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Cinemassacre's Monster Madness

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Ricky Shore Sings the Blues

Starring: Alex Murphy

Country: United States

Monkey Life

Starring: Ralf Little

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Teresa Brewer: American pop and jazz singer (Born 1931).
  • Joey Bishop: American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (Born 1918).
Facts:
  • French public transport workers hold a 24-hour strike protesting at changes to pensions. (BBC via ABC News Australia)
  • John Fahey, former Premier of New South Wales, is appointed as the President of the World Anti-Doping Agency. (Herald Sun)
  • The Dalai Lama is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by the United States Congress the decision is defended by George W. Bush.
  • Burmese activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is granted honorary citizenship by Canada. (Globe and Mail)
  • 2007 Turkish offensive on Iraqi territories against Kurdish rebels: The Turkish Grand National Assembly approves a government request for their troops to cross the Iraqi border to attack Kurdish rebels. (Sky News)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of a woman performing a self breast exam with a map of the world superimposed on her body. Pho
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10837
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.958959

Books

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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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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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The Choice

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a new tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.

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Cross

By: James Patterson

In all of Alex Cross's years with Homicide, Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous.After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

America's Army: True Soldiers

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Mass Effect

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS, PlayStation 3, Android, Windows Phone, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios (2007) Electronic Arts (2008-)

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Project Gotham Racing 4

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS

Genre: Third-person action-adventure game

Publisher: 2K Games

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