Wednesday August 15, 2007

US date format: 8/15/2007, UK date format: 15/8/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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. The Kingdom, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Assault On Reason by Al Gore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Story DS or Cosmic Family.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Kingdom

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States of America

Fishtales

Directed by: Alki David

Starring: Billy Zane, Kelly Brook, Alki David, Amber Savva

War

Directed by: Philip G. Atwell

Starring: Jet Li, Jason Statham, Nadine Velazquez, John Lone

Illegal Tender

Directed by: Franc. Reyes

Starring: Rick Gonzalez, Wanda De Jesus, Dania Ramirez, Michael Philip Del Rio

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 15, 2007?


    Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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    Events

  • Shares in large American mortgage lender Countrywide Financial fall 13 percent, following a stock analyst's rating switch from buy to sell.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 2007?


    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. When I See U - Fantasia
  2. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  3. Ne-Yo - Do You
  4. Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
  5. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  6. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  7. Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
  8. Please Don't Go - Tank
  9. Bartender - T-Pain Featuring Akon
  10. Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
Sport Games on August 15, 2007

Sport Games on August 15, 2007


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Marimar

Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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

The Quickie

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

THE #1 BESTSELLING SENSATION #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune #1 Washington Post #1 Entertainment Weekly #1 USA Today #1 Wall Street Journal America's most popular thriller writer, James Patterson, presents his most daring-and astonishing-novel ever.

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

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beyond Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: first person shooter

Bomberman Story DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle Action RPG

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU Rising Star Games

Cosmic Family

Platform: Wii, iOS

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Ubisoft

Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars

Platform: Wii, PC

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Strategy First Data Design Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.64
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $111.42
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.61
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.00
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $30.15

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CAD = 1.1302 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9993 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8839 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4243 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1447 CAD

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