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Thursday 17 May 2007

US date format: 5/17/2007, UK date format: 17/5/2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 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 Husband by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching El Pantera. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat or Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 May 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.
  • Jaak Aaviksoo, the Estonian Defence Minister, states that the Russian Government may be behind recent hacking on Estonian government and commercial web sites following the moving of the Bronze Soldier. (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • United States Senate Democratic Party officials seek a vote of no confidence on Attorney-General Alberto Gonzales. (CBS)
  • Gordon Brown is confirmed as the next leader of the British Labour Party, taking effect on 24 June. Brown will succeed Tony Blair as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when he kisses the hand of Queen Elizabeth II on 27 June. (BBC)
  • 2007 Israel-Gaza conflict: An Israeli aircraft bombs a building of the Hamas-run Executive Force in Gaza, killing at least one person and injuring about 45 others. (BBC)

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 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 Husband

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Koontz is America’s No. 1 author of thrillers [and] The Husband is one of his finest novels.”—The Denver Post We have your wife.

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Body Surfing

By: Anita Shreve

"Always readable-sometimes compulsively so-Shreve's novels are typically emotionally resonant, nicely paced, and populated by memorable characters." -People At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once

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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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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 ?

ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat

ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

Crash of the Titans

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Platform: Wii, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

Platform: PC, PS2, PSP

Genre: Drama, Harem, Romance

Publisher: Feng (PC) GN Software (PS2/PSP)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Amazon to Sell Music Without Copy Protection

The online store, to be introduced later this year, will allow people to play music on almost any personal device. [..]

Chrysler Sale Unavoidable, Chief Says

The chief executive of DaimlerChrysler argued that Cerberus offers the “best possible future setup” for his company. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $83.98
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $119.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.52
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.36
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1155 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0102 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9052 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4227 CHF

Home videos

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

Surf's Up

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Alpha Dog

Studio: DVD

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High School Musical

Studio: Blu-ray

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Happily N'Ever After

Studio: DVD

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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