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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 Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson 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 Ar Tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica or 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures.
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TV Series

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

Ricky Shore Sings the Blues

Starring: Alex Murphy

Country: United States

Monkey Life

Starring: Ralf Little

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

Starring: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Country: United States

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Say What

Written by: Nick Tabri, Barry Falck

Starring: Stephanie Kennealy, Jordan Parrott, Jonathan Young, Czia Bennett

Country: United States

InfoMania

Starring: Conor Knighton, Sergio Cilli, Brett Erlich, Ben Hoffman

Country: United States

Movies

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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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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

Country: United States

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Stardust

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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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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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)

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Books

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

The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a ...

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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.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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Up Close And Dangerous

By: Linda Howard

A mysterious plane crash . . . a dangerous trek through the Idaho wilderness . . . a smoldering attraction . . . and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ar Tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

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Coded Arms: Contagion

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Mass Effect

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS, PlayStation 3, Android, Windows Phone, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios (2007) Electronic Arts (2008-)

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3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), GameTap, PC CD-ROM, Digital Download

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

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