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Saturday 17 November 2007

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Kiss Kiss by Chris Brown. In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Hitman, directed by Xavier Gens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Dark Of The Moon by John Sandford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vratice se rode. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Life or Chase H.Q. 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Mist

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

Country: United States

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Directed by: Xavier Gens

Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko

Country: United States

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Directed by: Kevin Lima

Starring: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten

Country: United States

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American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 2007 ?

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • War in Afghanistan: Two NATO Canadian soldiers and an interpreter are killed by a roadside bomb in Panjawi, Kandahar province. Three more soldiers are wounded. (BBC)
  • 2007 Burmese anti-government protests: The State Peace and Development Council admits 15 people have died during the protests, while United Nations envoy Paulo Sergio Pinheiro meets with ministers and political prisoners, including Win Tin. (BBC)
  • Unicef announces Mai-Mai forces have released 232 children they had abducted in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (BBC)
  • Cyclone Sidr: The death toll from the cyclone rises to 2,000 after it hits central and southern Bangladesh. (BBC)
  • Algeria's People's National Army kills Abdelhamid Sadaoui, the alleged treasurer of al-Qaeda in North Africa, in Tizi Ouzou, Kabylia province. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 17 November 2007

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Gimnastic - Sociedad : 1 - 1
  • Granada 74 - Albacete : 1 - 0
  • Malaga - Ferrol : 4 - 2
  • Sevilla B - Sp Gijon : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 November 2007
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Sedan : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 November 2007
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Rushden & D : 2 - 1
  • Altrincham - Weymouth : 3 - 2
  • Cambridge - Northwich : 2 - 1
  • Crawley Town - Torquay : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 November 2007
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Millwall : 2 - 1
  • Crewe - Northampton : 1 - 0
  • Doncaster - Tranmere : 0 - 0
  • Leeds - Swindon : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 November 2007

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

Dark Of The Moon

By: John Sandford

Three murders in just as many weeks in the quiet rural town of Bluestream is unheard of. It’s also no coincidence.

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By: Oliver Sacks

Revised and ExpandedWith the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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By: Eric Clapton

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography. More than a rock star, Eric Clapton is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Life

Beyond Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: first person shooter

Capcom Puzzle World

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

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Chase H.Q. 2

Chase H.Q. 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Activision Aspyr Media (PC & Mac)

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Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Music

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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