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Wednesday 16 May 2007

US date format: 5/16/2007, UK date format: 16/5/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Makes Me Wonder by Maroon5. In UK Beautiful Liar by Beyonce & Shakira was in the top 5 hits. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, directed by Julian Schnabel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching El Pantera. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation or ARMA: Queen's Gambit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 May 2007

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Movies

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

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

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Mr. Brooks

Directed by: Bruce A. Evans

Starring: Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, William Hurt, Dane Cook

Country: United States

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Ocean's Thirteen

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

Country: United States

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We Own the Night

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Danny Hoch

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A Mighty Heart

Directed by: Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman, Irrfan Khan, Archie Panjabi

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TV Series

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

El Pantera

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Madame Hollywood

Directed by: Mirek Bohusz

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Cavemen

Directed by: Herschel Faber

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Rad Girls

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Scarred

Directed by: EDDIE LENGYEL

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The United Nations General Assembly, recognizing that genuine multilingualism promotes unity in diversity and international understanding, proclaims 2008 the International Year of Languages.
  • Tony Blair, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, meets with the President of the United States George W. Bush for the final time before his departure from politics. (CNN)
  • Alex Salmond, the leader of the Scottish National Party, is elected as the first non-Labour First Minister of Scotland. (BBC)
  • Fifteen people die in fighting between Hamas and Fatah forces on the Gaza Strip with Hamas killing five people at the house of a Fatah security chief Rashid Abu Shbak in Gaza City. (AP via CNN)
  • A flare dropped from a New Jersey National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon is believed to be the cause of a wildfire that has burned at the edge of Pinelands National Reserve, New Jersey, burning three homes and causing the evacuation of 2,500 other homes. (CNN)

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2007 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Makes Me Wonder - Maroon5
  2. Ne-Yo - Because Of You
  3. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain
  4. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
  5. Timbaland - Give It To Me
  6. I'll Stand By You - Carrie Underwood
  7. Fergie - Glamorous
  8. Akon - Don't Matter
  9. I Tried - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  10. Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
  2. Robin Thicke - Lost Without U
  3. I'm A Flirt - R. Kelly Or Bow Wow (Featuring T.I. & T-Pain)
  4. Musiq Soulchild - Buddy
  5. Please Don't Go - Tank
  6. Pop, Lock & Drop It - Huey
  7. Ciara - Like A Boy
  8. Lloyd - Get It Shawty
  9. Ne-Yo - Because Of You
  10. Akon - Don't Matter
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Impacto - Daddy Yankee Featuring Fergie
  3. Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo - Chayanne
  4. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  5. Sola - Hector "El Father"
  6. Eres Para Mi - Julieta Venegas
  7. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  8. Pegao - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Los Vaqueros
  9. Dame Un Beso - Intocable
  10. Igual Que Ayer - RKM & Ken-Y

Books

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

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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How Doctors Think

By: Jerome Groopman

On average, a physician will interrupt a patient describing her symptoms within eighteen seconds. In that short time, many doctors decide on the likely diagnosis and best treatment.

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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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Rant

By: Chuck Palahniuk

Buster “Rant” Casey just may be the most efficient serial killer of our time. A high school rebel, Rant Casey escapes from his small town home for the big city where

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crysis

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Platform: Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Marvelous Interactive; EU Nobilis

ARMA: Queen's Gambit

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Game Boy Advance

Genre: Hack and Slash

Publisher: 2K Games

After Burner: Black Falcon

After Burner: Black Falcon

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Sega

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Home That Heats and Cools Itself

An interview with Michael Sykes, inventor of the Enertia house. [..]

Art Dealers Scramble for Space in Chelsea

The art market is red-hot and many prominent New York dealers are in desperate need of more gallery space. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $82.33
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $118.99
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.52
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.19
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1076 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0081 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9099 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4184 CHF

Home videos

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

Bring It On: In It to Win It

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Roving Mars

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Charlotte's Web

Studio: DVD

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The Good Shepherd

Studio: DVD

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Talk to Me

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