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Saturday 20 October 2007

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. 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. 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 BlackSite: Area 51 or Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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What the sky looked like on 20 October 2007

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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 20 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jungle (open) primary election are held for governor and the legislature of the U.S. state of Louisiana.
  • (to November 9) Wildfires in Southern California result in the evacuation of more than one million people and destruction of over 1,600 homes and businesses. Total damage estimate is US$1 billion.
  • Georgia's governor Sonny Perdue declares a state of emergency due to drought conditions.
  • Bobby Jindal of the Republican Party is elected as the next Governor of Louisiana and becomes the first Indian American governor in the history of the United States. With 53% of the vote, he defeats five Democrats, a Libertarian and five independents without requiring a runoff. (NYT)
  • Riots erupt in the immigrant quarter of Amsterdam for the sixth night in succession after the death of a Moroccan man the previous weekend. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)

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Sport Games on 20 October 2007

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Reggina - Inter : 0 - 1
  • Roma - Napoli : 4 - 4
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Dender : 2 - 0
  • Germinal - FC Brussels : 3 - 0
  • Lokeren - Charleroi : 1 - 0
  • Mechelen - Cercle Brugge : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of 20 October 2007
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 4 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Schalke 04 : 1 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Dortmund : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 October 2007
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Real Madrid : 2 - 1
  • La Coruna - Valencia : 2 - 4
  • Levante - Sevilla : 0 - 2
  • Villarreal - Barcelona : 3 - 1
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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. Soulja Boy Tell'em - Crank That (Soulja Boy)
  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. Vicente Fernandez - Estos Celos
  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 ?

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 Nine

By: Jeffrey Toobin

In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine

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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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Garden Spells

By: Sarah Addison Allen

The magical New York Times bestseller. In a garden surrounded by a tall fence,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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Buzz!: The Hollywood Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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BlackSite: Area 51

Platform: PC PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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Crazy Machines 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Viva Media

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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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