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Wednesday 15 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. 3:10 to Yuma, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monkey Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ARMA: Queen's Gambit or CellFactor: Revolution.
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TV Series

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

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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Say What

Written by: Nick Tabri, Barry Falck

Starring: Stephanie Kennealy, Jordan Parrott, Jonathan Young, Czia Bennett

Country: United States

InfoMania

Starring: Conor Knighton, Sergio Cilli, Brett Erlich, Ben Hoffman

Country: United States

Last One Standing

Starring: Jason Bennett, Mark Hoban, Bradley Johnson, Richard Massey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster

Country: United States

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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 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.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Shares in large American mortgage lender Countrywide Financial fall 13 percent, following a stock analyst's rating switch from buy to sell.
  • An 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090.
  • Governments, companies, and non-profit organizations around the world have been editing Wikipedia to hide criticism and push a point of view. The previously anonymous edits can now be tracked to their source using the Wikipedia Scanner. (BBC)
  • Hurricane Flossie passes Hawaii causing some damage but not as much as feared. It has deteriorated to a tropical storm and should cause no further damage. (Hawaii Reporter)
  • A hurricane watch is issued for a portion of the Lesser Antilles including St. Lucia and Martinique due to the prospects of Tropical Storm Dean becoming a hurricane. (ABC News WLOS)

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Books

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

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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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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Almost Dead

By: Lisa Jackson

In an atmospheric, chilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a string of murders points to a terrifying secret within a wealthy San Francisco family…Shock and grief play tricks on the mind.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Prime

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: EU IDEA Games; NA Meridian4

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ARMA: Queen's Gambit

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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CellFactor: Revolution

CellFactor: Revolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

BioShock

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, OS X, iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 2K Games; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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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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