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Friday 31 August 2007

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lud, zbunjen, normalan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carcassonne or Championship Manager 2008.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Juno

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster

Country: United States

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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Stardust

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

Starring: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Country: United States

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Say What

Written by: Nick Tabri, Barry Falck

Starring: Stephanie Kennealy, Jordan Parrott, Jonathan Young, Czia Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The British Royal Family, including Prince Charles, Prince Harry and Prince William, and Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth, along with Prime Minister Gordon Brown and former Prime Minister Tony Blair, and hundreds more, gather for a memorial service for Diana, Princess of Wales, ten years after her death, at Guard's Chapel in London. (BBC)
  • The President of French Polynesia Gaston Tong Sang loses a vote of no-confidence and is forced to resign. (AFP via News Limited)
  • A fuel spill pollutes Puerto Rico's southwest coast from the town of Guanica to Guayanilla Bay. (AP via Fox News)
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • The World Health Organization reports an outbreak of an unknown disease with a high mortality rate in the province of Kasai Occidental A form of hemorrhagic fever is suspected to be the cause of the outbreak. (World Health Organization)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.951
  • Time: Photo of baby Einstein with little fake mustache in a little tux
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10820

Books

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

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

2010 paperback

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Almost Dead

By: Lisa Jackson

In an atmospheric, chilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a string of murders points to a terrifying secret within a wealthy San Francisco family…Shock and grief play tricks on the mind.

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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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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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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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Beats

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SCEE

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Carcassonne

Platform: Xbox 360, Windows Phone

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Championship Manager 2008

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Concerto Gate

Concerto Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: JP Gamepot; NA OnNet USA


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