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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 Choice by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Genius of Photography. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3DiTeams or Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 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
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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
See all Football game results of 20 October 2007
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
See all Football game results of 20 October 2007

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.960
  • 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

Books

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

The Choice

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.Travis

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Playing for Pizza

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game.

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The Day Of Battle

By: Rick Atkinson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Majestic... Atkinson's achievement is to marry prodigious research with a superbly organized narrative and then to overlay the whole with writing as powerful and elegant as any great

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The Vixen Diaries

By: Karrine Steffans

This titillating exposé chronicles the personal and professional adventures of this tabloid-laden socialite, dispelling some rumors, while confirming others. Diaries unveils the heavily shrouded Hollywood backrooms and its coveted secrets.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3DiTeams

3DiTeams

Platform: Windows (98/ME/2000/XP)

Genre: Serious game

Publisher: Duke University Medical Center and Virtual Heroes, Inc.

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Platform: Windows Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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Assassin's Creed

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Platform: Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Marvelous Interactive; EU Nobilis

Chili Con Carnage

Chili Con Carnage

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter, Action

Publisher: Eidos Interactive


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