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Tuesday 17 July 2007

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Connor Corum . 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 A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mad Men. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animal Genius or Bazooka Cafe.
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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 17 July 2007 ?

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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  • TAM Airlines (TAM Linhas Aereas) Flight 3054 crashes upon landing during rain in Sao Paulo. This is Brazil's deadliest aviation accident to date with an estimated 199 deaths.
  • Trans-Neptunian Object 2007 OR10 is discovered.
  • The board of Dow Jones Company agrees to accept an offer of $5 billion from Rupert Murdoch's News Limited. (Fox News)
  • The World Bank releases its Worldwide Governance Indicators, providing information on corruption, rule of law, and other indicators of stability on countries around the world. (WGI page)
  • The High Judicial Council of Libya commutes the death sentences against six foreign medical workers to life imprisonment. (Reuters via CNN)

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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 ?

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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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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By: Richard Bachman

Once upon a time, a fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze on an Olivetti typewriter, then turned the machine over to Stephen King, who used it to write Carrie.

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The Judas Strain

By: James Rollins

ju·das strain, n. A scientific term for an organism that drives an entire species to extinction New York Times bestselling author James Rollins returns with a terrifying story of an ancient

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Animal Genius

Platform: Nintendo DS Personal computer Leapster

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Scholastic, Ubisoft

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Bazooka Cafe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation/Erotic

Publisher: G-Collections

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Bee Movie Game

Platform: Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Activision

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Spider-Man: Friend or Foe

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Activision

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E-SWAT: City Under Siege

E-SWAT: City Under Siege

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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