Thursday 16 August 2007

US date format: 8/16/2007, UK date format: 16/8/2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 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 First Commandment by Brad Thor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azada or Backyard Hockey.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Kingdom

Directed by: Peter Berg

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

Country: United States of America

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Fishtales

Directed by: Alki David

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

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War

Directed by: Philip G. Atwell

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

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Illegal Tender

Directed by: Franc. Reyes

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

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Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

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

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TV Series

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

Marimar

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

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The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

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The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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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:
  • United States officials state that there is little hope remaining of finding survivors of the Qahtaniya bombings. (Reuters)
  • War in Iraq:: United States forces launch an airborne assault on a desert compound south of Baghdad in search of Sunni militants in the first phase of Operation Marne Husky. (Reuters)United States officials state that there is little hope remaining of finding survivors of the Qahtaniya bombings. (Reuters)
  • The FTSE 100 falls below 6,000 points in trading in the morning session on the London Stock Exchange while other European markets fall as well. (Market Watch) (AP via Houston Chronicle)
  • The Bank of Japan injects 400 billion yen into its money market. (AP via IHT)
  • U.S. jihadist José Padilla is convicted on all counts of supporting terrorism. (AP via WTOP News)

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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
  2. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  4. De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  5. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  6. A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
  7. Y Si Te Digo - Fanny Lu
  8. Olvidame Tu - Duelo
  9. Gloria Estefan - No Llores
  10. Cuisillos - Mil Heridas

Books

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

The First Commandment

By: Brad Thor

When the president of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated.

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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.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Witcher

The Witcher

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: WW Atari; POL CD Projekt

Azada

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Clear (visual novel)

Clear (visual novel)

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: Moonstone (PC) Sweets (PS2)

Backyard Hockey

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Atari

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Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
2 Ratings Services Downgrade Nestlé

Nestlé, one of the world’s largest food companies, was stripped of its AAA rating yesterday by Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service after the company said it planned to repurchase almost $21 billion of stock. [..]

Agilent Shares Drop on Forecast

The maker of scientific testing equipment cut its sales and profit forecasts due to slowing demand in Asia. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.40
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $106.51
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.59
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.24
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.13 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.962 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8509 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4114 CHF

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Last Mimzy

Studio: DVD

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Broken English

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Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles

Studio: DVD

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The Host

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Bratz: The Movie

Studio: DVD

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