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Thursday 18 October 2007

2007-10-18

It was Thursday, 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 18 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Xavier Trudeau: Canadian newsmaker, the first-born child to Liberal politician Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire, a CTV entertainment reporter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Coren: English humorist, writer and satirist who was well known as a regular panellist on the BBC radio quiz The News Quiz and a team captain on BBC television's Call My Bluff.
  • Vincent DeDomenico: American businessman founded the Napa Valley Wine Train (d. 2007).
Facts:
  • Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is not injured.
  • Oil prices reach $90 a barrel for the first time due to the low dollar and ongoing tension between Turkey and Iraq. (BBC)
  • The BBC announces 1,800 job cuts as part of restructuring to fill a £2 billion (US$4 bn) shortfall caused by lower than expected funding by the British government. (AFP via Google)
  • At least four people are killed in three days of tribal warfare near the Grasberg mine in the Papua province of Indonesia. (BBC)
  • French commuters face chaos after a public transport strike over proposed changes to pensions of transit workers continue. (Reuters)

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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.Travis

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Cross

By: James Patterson

ALSO PUBLISHED AS ALEX CROSSAlex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armageddon Empires

Armageddon Empires

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Cryptic Comet

Balloon Pop

Platform: Wii, WiiWare, Nintendo DS

Publisher: UFO Interactive Games

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Clear (visual novel)

Clear (visual novel)

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: Moonstone (PC) Sweets (PS2)

Spider-Man 3

Platform: Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows Mobile phone Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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