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Thursday 23 August 2007

US date format: 8/23/2007, UK date format: 23/8/2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Into the Wild, directed by Sean Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Burnt House by Faye Kellerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aura II: The Sacred Rings or Crash of the Titans.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 August 2007

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Movies

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

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States

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Atonement

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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Juno

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States

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Michael Clayton

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

Starring: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

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In the Valley of Elah

Directed by: Paul Haggis

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jonathan Tucker, Jason Patric

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TV Series

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

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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The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

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The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Officials in Ohio declare a state of emergency in nine counties as a result of flooding. (Reuters)
  • Two people are killed in Ermera, East Timor in another outbreak of political violence. (ABC News)
  • ''Chororapithecus abyssinicus'', a 10 million year old fossil found in Ethiopia, may prove that the last common ancestor of gorillas and humans existed 2 million years earlier than previously thought. (Nature)
  • The Governor General of Jamaica Kenneth Octavius Hall announces that the Jamaican general election, 2007 is postponed to September 3 due to the impact of Hurricane Dean. (Reuters)
  • The Nigerian government extends a curfew in Port Harcourt after hundreds die in gang violence this month. (Reuters Alertnet)

Sport Games on 23 August 2007

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Weymouth - Burton : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. When I See U - Fantasia
  2. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  3. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  4. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  5. Ne-Yo - Do You
  6. Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
  7. Please Don't Go - Tank
  8. Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  9. Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
  10. J. Holiday - Bed
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
  2. Y Si Te Digo - Fanny Lu
  3. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  4. De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  5. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Olvidame Tu - Duelo
  7. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  8. Cuisillos - Mil Heridas
  9. Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
  10. Lagrimas Del Corazon - Grupo Montez de Durango

Books

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

The Burnt House

By: Faye Kellerman

At 8:15 in the morning, a small commuter plane carrying forty-seven passengers crashes into an apartment building in Granada Hills, California.

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The First Commandment

By: Brad Thor

When the president of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated.

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Beyond Reach

By: Karin Slaughter

In a stifling hospital room in a small Georgia town, Detective Lena Adams sits, silent and angry—the only suspect in a horrific murder.

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The Prince Of Darkness

By: Robert D. Novak

New York Times BestsellerA landmark achievementThe Prince of Darkness is not simply the stunningly candid memoir of one of the country’s most influential reporters but also a riveting history of the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Monster Bass

Cabela's Monster Bass

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 (Cancelled), PlayStation Portable (Cancelled), Xbox 360 (Cancelled), Wii (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports (Fishing)

Publisher: Activision Value

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

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)

Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

Crash of the Titans

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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The Bee Game

The Bee Game

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Midway Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
4 Major Banks Tap Fed for Financing

The country’s four biggest banks announced Wednesday that they had each borrowed $500 million from the Federal Reserve at its newly lowered discount rate. [..]

A Cellphone That Can Even Help You Find Your Friends (if Not Yourself)

Helio’s latest phone, the Fin, is as thin and menacing as a shark’s dorsal appendage slicing through the water. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.94
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $113.28
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.81
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.51
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1462 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9892 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8626 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4198 CHF

Home videos

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

Day Watch

Studio: Unrated DVD

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After the Wedding

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The Pleasure Drivers

Studio: DVD

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Gracie

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The Reaping

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