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Thursday 2 August 2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Duggar . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's. In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits. The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Legacy Of Ashes by Tim Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marx and Venus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bazooka Cafe or Clive Barker's Jericho.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, dgar Ramrez, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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The Story of the Kelly Gang

Directed by: Charles Tait

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

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Death Proof

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Kurt Russell, Zoe Bell, Rosario Dawson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

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

Country: United States

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Flight of the Conchords

Written by: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie

Starring: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Country: United States

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The Universe

Starring: Erik Thompson

Country: United States

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Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe

Starring: Art Wolfe

Country: United States

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Mist: Sheepdog Tales

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Mel Giedroyc, Paul Litchfield, Gillian Hanna

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 2007 ?

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jennifer Duggar: American child, the 17th and seventh girl born to Bob and Michelle Duggar.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Holden Roberto: Angolan founder and leader of the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA) (Born 1923).
  • Kay Dotrice: English repertory actress (Born 1929).
  • United States Marine Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins III is convicted of murder and related offences in relation to the killing of an Iraqi man. (CNN)
  • The first-ever United Nations plenary session on climate change is extended into a third day due to the large number of 'worried nations' wanting to describe their climate-related problems. (Fox News)
  • Mary Peters, the United States Secretary of Transportation, orders an immediate inspection of all truss bridges in the United States following the collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis. (CNN)
  • Kafeel Ahmed, who was one of the instigators of the 2007 Glasgow International Airport attack, dies in the Royal Glasgow Infirmary of the injuries he sustained in the attack. (AP via the Melbourne Age)
  • A Cabinet Minister and four junior ministers belonging to the Ceylon Workers Congress leave the Government of President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa due to ampquotpolitical differencesampquot. (The Hindu)

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

Legacy Of Ashes

By: Tim Weiner

With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left

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The Assault On Reason

By: Al Gore

A visionary analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith has combined with the degration of the public sphere to create an environment dangerously hostile to reason

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Peony In Love

By: Lisa See

“I finally understand what the poets have written. In spring, moved to passion; in autumn only regret.”For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, these lyrics from The

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Happy Endings

By: Jim Norton

Jim Norton is a pervert in the truest sense of the word. The physical equivalent of a tall slug, he pays top dollar for massages with happy endings

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting/Light Gun

Publisher: Sega

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Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action, real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PC and Xbox 360) Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Bazooka Cafe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation/Erotic

Publisher: G-Collections

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Clive Barker's Jericho

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Codemasters

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College Hoops 2K8

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sport

Publisher: 2K Sports

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