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Thursday 23 August 2007

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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. 3:10 to Yuma, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ricky Shore Sings the Blues. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben 10: Protector of Earth or Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster

Country: United States

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Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller

Country: United States

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The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, dgar Ramrez, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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The Story of the Kelly Gang

Directed by: Charles Tait

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe

Starring: Art Wolfe

Country: United States

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Mist: Sheepdog Tales

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Mel Giedroyc, Paul Litchfield, Gillian Hanna

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2007 ?

  • 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:
  • 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)

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Sport Games on 23 August 2007

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Weymouth - Burton : 1 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Secret Servant

By: Daniel Silva

A terrorist plot in London leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon on a desperate search for a kidnapped woman in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.While

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Fourth Comings

By: Megan McCafferty

The New York Times Bestseller“Acidly funny, imaginatively profane, and, above all, a sharp reflection of the what-to-do-now, post-college dilemma.­”—Miami Herald Is the real world ready for Jessica Darling?At

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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Here If You Need Me

By: Kate Braestrup

HERE IF YOU NEED ME is the story Kate Braestrup's remarkable journey from grief to faith to happiness - as she holds her family together in the wake of her husband's

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ben 10: Protector of Earth

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure game Beat em up

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Clive Barker's Jericho

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Codemasters

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Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: Sega

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Spider-Man: Friend or Foe

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Activision

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Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, Crossover

Publisher: THQ

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