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Monday 16 July 2007

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna. The Story of the Kelly Gang, directed by Charles Tait, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mad Men. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun or The City Beneath.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Directed by: Charles Tait

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

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Death Proof

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Kurt Russell, Zoe Bell, Rosario Dawson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 2007 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Famous Deaths:
  • Caterina Bueno: Italian singer and folk music historian (Born 1943).
  • The US State Department imposes restrictions on importation of ancient coins "of Cypriot types" issued before 225 BCE.
  • 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake: an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 and 6.6 aftershock occurs off the Niigata coast of Japan killing 8 people, injuring at least 800 and damaging a nuclear power plant.
  • Felisa Miceli, the Argentine Economy Minister, resigns over approximately $60,000 found in a bag in her office. (Reuters via the Scotsman)
  • The President of the United States George W. Bush and the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński agree to proceed with building a missile defense system in Europe despite Russian concerns. (Reuters)
  • The President of the United States announces a Middle East peace conference in the fall involving Israel, Palestinians and neighboring countries. (NYT)

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

  • Time: A picture of a drinking glass with alcohol in it crushing a man lying under it. Photo-Illustration f
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10779
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.943


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

Einstein: His Life and Universe

By: Walter Isaacson

By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the ...

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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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On Chesil Beach

By: Ian McEwan

In 1962, Florence and Edward celebrate their wedding in a hotel on the Dorset coast. Yet as they dine, the expectation of their marital duties weighs over them.

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God Is Not Great

By: Christopher Hitchens

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Platform: Windows Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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The City Beneath

The City Beneath

Platform: PC - Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Caravel Games

Coded Arms: Contagion

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Apathy: Narugami Gakuen Toshi Densetsu Tantei Kyoku

Apathy: Narugami Gakuen Toshi Densetsu Tantei Kyoku

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Arc System Works

Bomberman Story DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle Action RPG

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; EU Rising Star Games

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