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Wednesday 8 August 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. 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. Stardust, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monkey Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apocalypse: Desire Next or Chocolatier 2: Secret Ingredients.
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 ?

Stardust

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller

Country: United States

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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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Hairspray

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky

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 8 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Space Shuttle Endeavour is successfully launched on mission STS-118.
  • An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
  • A British Army helicopter crashes near the Catterick Garrison army base in Yorkshire causing at least two deaths. (BBC)
  • Tropical Storm Pabuk causes deadly landslides in the Philippines before hitting Taiwan causing power cuts. This comes after floods from another tropical storm kill 34 in central Vietnam. (Reuters via Washington Post)
  • Street gunbattles continue for a third successive day in Port Harcourt, Nigeria as part of a criminal turf war. (Reuters via CNN)

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

  • Time: A young shirtless boy with mud all over him. David Burnett/Contact
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10796
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.946

Books

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

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 Long Way Gone

By: Ishmael Beah

This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers.

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The Bourne Betrayal

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Already devastated by loss, Bourne is shattered by a report that his last friend in the world, Martin Lindros, has gone missing.

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The Secret Servant

By: Daniel Silva

A terrorist plot in London leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon on a desperate search for a kidnapped woman in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.While

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clear (visual novel)

Clear (visual novel)

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: Moonstone (PC) Sweets (PS2)

Tetris Splash

Tetris Splash

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Animal Paradise

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Apocalypse: Desire Next

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: SRPG

Publisher: Idea Factory

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Chocolatier 2: Secret Ingredients

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Business simulation, strategy

Publisher: PlayFirst

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