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Wednesday 17 January 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce. In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Next by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Maria Bamford Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chili Con Carnage or Arkadian Warriors.
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TV Series

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

Storyville

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia

Country: United States

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The Painted Veil

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Eragon

Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier

Starring: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons

Country: United States

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The Pursuit of Happyness

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

Country: United States

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The Good Shepherd

Directed by: Robert De Niro

Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea nuclear testing.
  • Protests occur in India and the United Kingdom against the British series of ''Celebrity Big Brother'', after Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd and Jo O'Meara were allegedly racially abusive towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.
  • United States President George W. Bush announces that the NSA has ended its practice of warrantless wiretapping for domestic surveillance, and will go to the courts for warrants in the future. (CNN)
  • Lieutenant-General Dan Halutz, the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Army, resigns while inquiries into the performance of the Israel Defense Forces in the action against Hezbollah continue. (BBC)
  • Ali al-Sadig, spokesman for the Sudanese Foreign Ministry, accuses U.S. troops of raiding Sudan's defunct embassy in Iraq. The U.S. government denies that any raid took place. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 17 January 2007

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Toulouse : 0 - 0
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Books

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

Next

By: Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, comes an astounding, eye-opening look at the world of genetics as it’s happening now, told as only Michael Crichton can tell it, with lightening fast pacing and thrilling ...

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I Feel Bad About My Neck

By: Nora Ephron

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron ...

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chili Con Carnage

Chili Con Carnage

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter, Action

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Arkadian Warriors

Arkadian Warriors

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Sierra Online

Bartender DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Boom Boom Rocket

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Combat Mission: Shock Force

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

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