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What Happened on August 16, 2007

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

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 Justice Denied by J. A. Jance was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boulder Dash: Rocks! or Wii Fit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 August 2007

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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

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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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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)

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Justice Denied

By: J. A. Jance

The murder of an ex-drug dealer ex-con—gunned down on his mother's doorstep—seems just another turf war fatality. Why then has Seattle homicide investigator J.P.

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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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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

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

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The Black Swan

By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bust-A-Move Bash!

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

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Wii Fit

Wii Fit

Platform: Wii

Genre: Fitness game

Publisher: Nintendo

Catan

Catan

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Big Huge Games

Boulder Dash: Rocks!

Boulder Dash: Rocks!

Platform: Nintendo DS iOS BlackBerry Java Platform

Genre: Action game

Publisher: 10tacle Studios QV Software Electronic Arts

Big Bang Beat - 1st Impression -

Big Bang Beat - 1st Impression -

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 2D fighting game

Publisher: AliceSoft

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 Return

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Stephanie Daley

Studio: DVD

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Idiocracy

Studio: DVD

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The U.S. vs. John Lennon

Studio: DVD

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The Bourne Ultimatum

Studio: DVD

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