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Wednesday 17 October 2007

US date format: 10/17/2007, UK date format: 17/10/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. Jab We Met, directed by Imtiaz Ali, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Shoot Him If He Runs by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moonlight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BlackSite: Area 51 or Bleach: Dark Souls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 October 2007

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Movies

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

Jab We Met

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora, Dara Singh

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No Smoking

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap

Starring: John Abraham, Ayesha Takia, Paresh Rawal, Ranvir Shorey

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Noise

Directed by: Henry Bean

Starring: Tim Robbins, William Hurt, Bridget Moynahan, Margarita Levieva

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Headless Horseman

Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante

Starring: Billy Aaron Brown, Rebecca Mozo, Richard Moll, Arianne Fraser

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American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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Out of Jimmy's Head

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Marimar

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joey Bishop: American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (Born 1918).
  • Teresa Brewer: American pop and jazz singer (Born 1931).
Facts:
  • French public transport workers hold a 24-hour strike protesting at changes to pensions. (BBC via ABC News Australia)
  • John Fahey, former Premier of New South Wales, is appointed as the President of the World Anti-Doping Agency. (Herald Sun)
  • The Dalai Lama is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by the United States Congress the decision is defended by George W. Bush.
  • Burmese activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is granted honorary citizenship by Canada. (Globe and Mail)
  • 2007 Turkish offensive on Iraqi territories against Kurdish rebels: The Turkish Grand National Assembly approves a government request for their troops to cross the Iraqi border to attack Kurdish rebels. (Sky News)

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. J. Holiday - Bed
  2. Alicia Keys - No One
  3. Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
  4. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  5. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  6. Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  7. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  8. Kanye West Featuring T-Pain - Good Life
  9. Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain
  10. Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Juanes - Me Enamora
  2. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  3. Estos Celos - Vicente Fernandez
  4. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  5. Basto - Intocable
  6. La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
  8. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  9. Solo Dime Que Si - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  10. Ella Me Levanto - Daddy Yankee

Books

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

Shoot Him If He Runs

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington and Holly Barker pursue a master spy and murderer in a tropical paradise that’s getting hotter by the minute…Teddy Fay, the rogue agent last seen escaping from an imploding

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Power To The People

By: Laura Ingraham

In her latest, radio personality and author Ingraham (Shut up and Sing) calls on the American people to take back the phrase "Power to the People" from the anti-establishment groups of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania: Order of Shadows

Castlevania: Order of Shadows

Platform: Java Platform, Micro Edition, Windows Mobile

Genre: Action-adventure

Beatmania IIDX 14 Gold

Beatmania IIDX 14 Gold

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Action, Sport, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Midway

Bleach: Dark Souls

Bleach: Dark Souls

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

BlackSite: Area 51

Platform: PC PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
China’s Citic Weighs Bear Stearns Bid

The vice chairman of Citic Group confirmed the bank’s intention to bid but said there had not been any “material progress” in its talks with Bear. [..]

Fired Dow Chemical Officer Sues JPMorgan

A former Dow Chemical executive sued JPMorgan, contending that the bank deceived Dow by not disclosing its role in unauthorized buyout discussions. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $42.67
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $118.58
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $80.08
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $52.38
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.2106 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0511 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8679 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4068 CHF

Home videos

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

Superman: Doomsday

Studio: DVD

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Kickin' It Old Skool

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.45

Studio: DVD

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The Ultimate Gift

Studio: DVD

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The Good Shepherd

Studio: DVD

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