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Wednesday 8 August 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 2007). 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. Elite Squad, directed by José Padilha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AstroMenace or Betty Boop's Double Shift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 August 2007

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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

Country: United States

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Beneath

Directed by: Dagen Merrill

Starring: Nora Zehetner, Brenna O'Brien, Carly Pope, Don S. Davis

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Daddy Day Camp

Directed by: Fred Savage

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Lochlyn Munro, Richard Gant, Tamala Jones

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Universal Soldiers

Directed by: Griff Furst

Starring: Kristen Quintrall, Dario Deak, Jason S. Gray, Rick Malambri

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TV Series

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

Marimar

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

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The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

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The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2007 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. When I See U - Fantasia
  2. Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
  3. Ne-Yo - Do You
  4. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  5. Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
  6. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  7. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  8. Please Don't Go - Tank
  9. Bartender - T-Pain Featuring Akon
  10. Big Things Poppin' (Do It) - T.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Olvidame Tu - Duelo
  3. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  4. De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  5. Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
  6. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  7. Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
  8. A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
  9. Te Voy A Perder - Alejandro Fernandez
  10. Gloria Estefan - No Llores

Books

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

The Diana Chronicles

By: Tina Brown

Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she “the people’s princess,” who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions?

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Freakonomics

By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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Someone To Love

By: Jude Deveraux

It's been three years since his fiancée's mysterious suicide, and Jace Montgomery still hungers for answers. Stacy was kind, funny, and in love -- why, on a trip to England, would

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Animal Paradise

Animal Paradise

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Empire Interactive

AstroMenace

AstroMenace

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Arcade game

Betty Boop's Double Shift

Betty Boop's Double Shift

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA DSI Games; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Platform: PC, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports Game, Platform, Adventure, Action

Publisher: Atari

Boing! Docomodake DS

Boing! Docomodake DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Platformer

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Subtle Shift in Pentagon Technology

Darpa’s director pushes for something more than killing machine technology. [..]

Shaky Results in Core Areas Deflate High Hopes for Boston Scientific

In the last month, the continuing decline in Boston Scientific’s stock price has made some Wall Street analysts look bad. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $118.02
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.07
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $48.89
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1408 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0311 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9034 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4369 CHF

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

License to Wed

Studio: DVD

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The Darwin Awards

Studio: DVD

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Mr. Brooks

Studio: DVD

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Death of a President

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The Flying Scotsman

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