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Saturday 24 February 2007

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Say It Right by Nelly Furtado. In UK Grace Kelly by Mika was in the top 5 hits. Death at a Funeral, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Design Squad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3DiTeams or Combat Mission: Shock Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Death at a Funeral

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Dinklage, Ewen Bremner

Country: United States

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Zodiac

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo

Country: United States

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Leaves Out of the Book of Satan

Directed by: Carl Th. Dreyer

Starring: Helge Nissen, Halvard Hoff, Jacob Texiere

Country: United States

Bridge to Terabithia

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel

Country: United States

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Assunta Spina

Directed by: Francesca Bertini

Starring: Francesca Bertini, Gustavo Serena, Carlo Benetti

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Design Squad

Starring: Nathan Ball, Deanne Bell, Thomas Cotter, Giselle Eng

Country: United States

Mystery ER

Starring: Dave Wittenberg, Maggie Shunk, Peter Voytko

Country: United States

The Maria Bamford Show

Country: United States

Hitman

Starring: Andrew Harvell, Travis Landry

Country: United States

24/7

Starring: Chad Dawson, Liev Schreiber, Andre Ward

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Lamar Lundy: American football player (Born 1935).
  • Leroy Jenkins: American violinist and composer (Revolutionary Ensemble) (d. 2007).
Facts:
  • Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
  • The Virginia General Assembly votes unanimously in favor of a motion expressing ampquotprofound regretampquot for Virginia's role in promoting slavery, which is the first apology for slavery passed by a U.S. state legislature. (AP via Boston Globe)
  • Thousands of people in Madrid, Spain, protest a decision by the Supreme Court to reduce the sentence served by Basque separatist Iñaki de Juana Chaos, who has been on a hunger strike for 110 days. (BBC)
  • Iraq War: At least 39 people are killed and 61 injured as a car bomb explodes at a mosque in Habbaniya. (CNN)
  • The official inquiry into the Grayrigg rail crash starts with early investigations focusing on a set of points. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.922
  • Time: A corkboard with photos tacked onto it
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10638

Books

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

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography

By: Sidney Poitier

"I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite the contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in selfquestioning.

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Irish Dreams

By: Nora Roberts

From #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a pair of fan-favorite stories about what happens when love finds you. IRISH REBEL From the moment she meets him, Keeley Grant knows there's something wild about ...

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The House

By: Danielle Steel

The restoration of a majestic old home provides the exhilarating backdrop for Danielle Steel’s 66th bestselling novel, the story of a young woman’s dream, an old man’s gift, and the surprises that await us behind every closed door….

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Most Likely To Die

By: Lisa Jackson, Beverly Barton, Wendy Corsi Stau

Novel about revenge and romance. (P, Zebra)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3DiTeams

3DiTeams

Platform: Windows (98/ME/2000/XP)

Genre: Serious game

Publisher: Duke University Medical Center and Virtual Heroes, Inc.

The Act

Platform: Arcade, iOS

Genre: Interactive movie

Publisher: Cecropia Chillingo (iOS ver.)

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Akatsuki Blitzkampf

Akatsuki Blitzkampf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 2D fighting game

Publisher: Subtle Style

Capcom Puzzle World

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

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Combat Mission: Shock Force

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

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