Thursday August 23, 2007

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

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart 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 Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII or Championship Manager 2008.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

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

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Joe Wright

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

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Jason Reitman

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

Country: United States of America

Michael Clayton

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

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

In the Valley of Elah

Directed by: Paul Haggis

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 23, 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
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  • ''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)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 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
Sport Games on August 23, 2007

Sport Games on August 23, 2007

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Magazine Covers

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


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


By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her …

The Black Swan

By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black


By: Robin Cook

New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton return in this stunning new novel from the ?master of the medical thriller?

God Is Not Great

By: Christopher Hitchens

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion.

Almost Dead

By: Lisa Jackson

In an atmospheric, chilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a string of murders points to a terrifying secret within a wealthy San Francisco family…Shock and grief play tricks on the mind.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, arcade

Publisher: Atari

Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

Championship Manager 2008

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots

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

Genre: Action, Crossover

Publisher: THQ

Coded Arms: Contagion

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

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. [..]
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    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
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $30.49

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CAD = 1.1462 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9892 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8626 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4198 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1108 CAD

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