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Thursday 18 October 2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xavier Trudeau . 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. American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The War by Geoffrey C. Ward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Genius of Photography. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-17: Fortress in the Sky or Battle Fantasia.
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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Paranormal Activity

Directed by: Oren Peli

Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs

Country: United States

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Gone Baby Gone

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck

Country: United States

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No Country for Old Men

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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I'm Not There.

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Xavier Trudeau: Canadian newsmaker, the first-born child to Liberal politician Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire, a CTV entertainment reporter.
See other famous people born on 18 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Coren: English humorist, writer and satirist who was well known as a regular panellist on the BBC radio quiz The News Quiz and a team captain on BBC television's Call My Bluff.
  • Vincent DeDomenico: American businessman founded the Napa Valley Wine Train (d. 2007).
Facts:
  • Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is not injured.
  • Oil prices reach $90 a barrel for the first time due to the low dollar and ongoing tension between Turkey and Iraq. (BBC)
  • The BBC announces 1,800 job cuts as part of restructuring to fill a £2 billion (US$4 bn) shortfall caused by lower than expected funding by the British government. (AFP via Google)
  • At least four people are killed in three days of tribal warfare near the Grasberg mine in the Papua province of Indonesia. (BBC)
  • French commuters face chaos after a public transport strike over proposed changes to pensions of transit workers continue. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 18 October 2007

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stevenage - Burton : 3 - 3
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2007?

  • Time: Photo of a woman performing a self breast exam with a map of the world superimposed on her body. Pho
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10837
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.958959

Books

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

The War

By: Geoffrey C. Ward

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating

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The Orc King

By: R. A. Salvatore

Drizzt is back, and facing a world changed forever!An uneasy peace between the dwarves of Mithral Hall and the orcs of the newly established Kingdom of Many-Arrows can't last long.

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The Coldest Winter

By: David Halberstam

"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."--The New York Times David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the

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Look Me In The Eye

By: John Elder Robison

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Capcom Puzzle World

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Capcom

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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

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Platform: PlayStation 2

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

Publisher: Midway

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B-17: Fortress in the Sky

B-17: Fortress in the Sky

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game Combat flight simulator

Publisher: DSI Games, Zoo Digital Publishing

Battle Fantasia

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU 505 Games; WW Arc System Works (PC)

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