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Friday 26 October 2007

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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. Champagne, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orangutan Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Build-a-lot or Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Champagne

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Orangutan Island

Starring: Rodd Houston

Country: United States

Pass Time

Written by: Rich Christensen

Starring: Brett Wagner

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Dr Arthur Kornberg: American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (Born 1918).
  • Khun Sa: Burmese warlord (Born 1934).
Facts:
  • An explosion shakes the Mexican consulate in New York City. The explosion was caused by two thrown hand grenades aided by additional explosive material. 7 injuries were reported, with several windows blown out and debris entering the building. (WCBS)
  • UN Security Council urges Nepal to set early date for Constituent Assembly election.
  • Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is freed after receiving a pardon from the current President Gloria Arroyo. (BBC)
  • Leaders of the European Union and Russia meet for their annual summit in Lisbon. (BBC)
  • The southern segment of the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway in Singapore, set to be the longest subterranean road tunnel in Southeast Asia when fully complete, opens to traffic. (CNA)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.961
  • Time: Does the Supreme Court Still Matter?Portrait of Chief Justice John Roberts
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10839

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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Deceptively Delicious

By: Jessica Seinfeld

It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how ...

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I Am America (and So Can You!)

By: Stephen Colbert

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) is Stephen Colbert's attempt to wedge his brain between hardback covers. In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, Stephen explains his take on the most pressing concerns of ...

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Clapton

By: Eric Clapton

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography. More than a rock star, Eric Clapton is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brothers in Arms DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Build-a-lot

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS, Mobile phone, BlackBerry

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: HipSoft, MumboJumbo

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Contra 4

Platform: Nintendo DS, Mobile phone

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Platform: Wii, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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