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Thursday 16 August 2007

It was Thursday, 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 Bungalow 2 by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monkey Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akinator or Bust-A-Move Bash!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Mist: Sheepdog Tales

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Mel Giedroyc, Paul Litchfield, Gillian Hanna

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 16 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • JosT Padilla is convicted in the USA of conspiracy to murder individuals overseas, conspiracy to materially aid terrorists, and materially aiding terrorists in fact. Padilla had first been arrested in May 2002.
  • The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah, collapses a second time, killing three rescue workers and injuring six more.
  • Three people are killed and another six injured as a seismic jolt disrupts an attempted mine rescue effort at the Crandall Canyon Mine near Huntington, Utah, United States. (NYT)
  • The leaders of Russia, China and Iran use the forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation to warn the United States not to become too heavily involved in Central Asia. (AP via IHT)
  • The British government is preparing to evacuate all Britons from Zimbabwe, about 22,000 people, due to increasing violence and shortage of food. (Times Online)

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Sport Games on 16 August 2007

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nancy - Nice : 2 - 1
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Oxford : 2 - 1
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Books

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

Bungalow 2

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel takes us beyond the dazzle of Hollywood in her compelling new novel—the story of one woman’s journey from suburban mom to award-winning screenwriter...and all the joy, heartbreak, and challenges along the way.

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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 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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The Bourne Betrayal

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Already devastated by loss, Bourne is shattered by a report that his last friend in the world, Martin Lindros, has gone missing.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3DiTeams

3DiTeams

Platform: Windows (98/ME/2000/XP)

Genre: Serious game

Publisher: Duke University Medical Center and Virtual Heroes, Inc.

Akinator

Akinator

Platform: Web browser; Windows Phone; iOS; Android

Genre: Twenty Questions

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Koei

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Bust-A-Move Bash!

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

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Bubble Bobble Double Shot

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform game, Action game

Publisher: EU Rising Star Games; NA Ignition Entertainment

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