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Monday 8 October 2007

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. 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. Paranormal Activity, directed by Oren Peli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shimmy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Traffic Chaos or Akinator.
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TV Series

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

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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I'm Not There.

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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There Will Be Blood

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • U.S. athlete Marion Jones returns the five medals she won at the Sydney Olympics and accepts a two-year ban from the sport after admitting to her use of a prohibited substance. (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Australia suffers its first combat casualty in Afghanistan following the explosion of a bomb in the southern province of Orūzgān. (Canadian Press)
  • Washington plane crash
  • Air crews conduct search and rescue missions for an airplane carrying 8-10 passengers that is believed to have crashed in a mountainous area of the U.S. state of Washington 45 miles west of Yakima. (Reuters)
  • The wreckage of a small plane carrying nine skydivers and the pilot is found in Washington with no sign of survivors. (AP via Google)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The long, sad tale of the V-22 Osprey. Photo of the V-22 Osprey, a combat troop carrier. Photo-Illus
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10835
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.957

Books

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

The Heroin Diaries

By: Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins

In one of the most unique memoirs of addiction ever published, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx shares mesmerizing diary entries from the year he spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine, presented alongside riveting commentary from people ...

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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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The Age of Turbulence

By: Alan Greenspan

The Age Of Turbulence is Alan Greenspan’s incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure.

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Into the Wild

By: Jon Krakauer

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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Milon's Secret Castle

Platform: NES/Famicom, Game Boy, PlayStation Broadband Navigator, Virtual Console

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Air Traffic Chaos

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: Majesco Games

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Akinator

Akinator

Platform: Web browser; Windows Phone; iOS; Android

Genre: Twenty Questions

BlackSite: Area 51

Platform: PC PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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