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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 Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shimmy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars or Asura.
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 ?

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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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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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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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
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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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Sport Games on 8 October 2007

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Freiburg : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Dijon - Nantes : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 October 2007
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • QPR - Norwich : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 October 2007
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Belenenses : 2 - 4
  • Pacos Ferreira - Est Amadora : 2 - 1
  • Sp Braga - Nacional : 1 - 0
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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 ?

Cross

By: James Patterson

ALSO PUBLISHED AS ALEX CROSSAlex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him.

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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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The War

By: Geoffrey C. Ward

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating

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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 ?

Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), GameTap, PC CD-ROM, Digital Download

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars

Platform: Wii, PC

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Strategy First Data Design Interactive

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Asura

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

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Brothers in Arms DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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