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Wednesday 23 May 2007

US date format: 5/23/2007, UK date format: 23/5/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samuel Cheney . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') by T-Pain. In UK Beautiful Liar by Beyonce & Shakira was in the top 5 hits. I Really Hate My Job, directed by Oliver Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA by George Tenet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching El Pantera. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bus Driver or 7 Wonders of the Ancient World.
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What the sky looked like on 23 May 2007

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Movies

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

I Really Hate My Job

Directed by: Oliver Parker

Starring: Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Anna Maxwell Martin

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Fool N Final

Directed by: Ahmed Khan

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Vivek Oberoi, Sunny Deol

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

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Mr. Brooks

Directed by: Bruce A. Evans

Starring: Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, William Hurt, Dane Cook

Country: United States

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Ocean's Thirteen

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

El Pantera

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Madame Hollywood

Directed by: Mirek Bohusz

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Cavemen

Directed by: Herschel Faber

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Rad Girls

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Scarred

Directed by: EDDIE LENGYEL

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Samuel Cheney: American member of noted family, the sixth grandchild of Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne Cheney, welcomed their sixth grandchild, Samuel David Cheney, Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
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Facts:
  • One of three captured US soldiers in Iraq is found dead, during an extensive manhunt which occupied nearly 3% of US troops. (BBC)
  • Lebanon's Defence Minister Elias Murr issues an ultimatum to Fatah al-Islam militants in the Nahr el-Bared refugee camp in Tripoli, Lebanon. (AP via CNN)
  • At least 27 people die as a wall collapses in a bar in Tirupur in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. (BBC)
  • 2007 Israel-Gaza conflict: Militants in the Gaza Strip fire eight rockets at the southern Israeli cities of Sderot and Kibbutz Nir Am. The IAF makes an air strike on the Gaza Strip, in which they destroy two buildings. (Reuters)
  • The British Government announce a carbon emissions trading scheme, the Carbon Reduction Commitment, that will apply to hotel chains, supermarkets, banks, and other large organisations. (DEFRA)

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain
  2. Makes Me Wonder - Maroon5
  3. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
  4. Timbaland - Give It To Me
  5. Ne-Yo - Because Of You
  6. I Tried - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  7. Pop Lock And Drop It - Huey
  8. Fergie - Glamorous
  9. Akon - Don't Matter
  10. Pink - U + Ur Hand
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
  2. Robin Thicke - Lost Without U
  3. Please Don't Go - Tank
  4. I'm A Flirt - R. Kelly Or Bow Wow (Featuring T.I. & T-Pain)
  5. Lloyd - Get It Shawty
  6. Pop, Lock & Drop It - Huey
  7. Musiq Soulchild - Buddy
  8. Ciara - Like A Boy
  9. Shop Boyz - Party Like A Rockstar
  10. Ne-Yo - Because Of You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Impacto - Daddy Yankee Featuring Fergie
  3. Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo - Chayanne
  4. Sola - Hector "El Father"
  5. Igual Que Ayer - RKM & Ken-Y
  6. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  7. Dame Un Beso - Intocable
  8. Pegao - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Los Vaqueros
  9. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  10. Torre De Babel - David Bisbal

Books

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

At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA

By: George Tenet

In the whirlwind of accusations and recriminations that emerged in the wake of 9/11 and the Iraq war, one man's vital testimony has been conspicuously absent.

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I Heard That Song Before

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In a riveting psychological thriller, Mary Higgins Clark takes the reader deep into the mysteries of the human mind, where memories may be the most dangerous things of all.At

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Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

By: Lee Iacocca

Legendary auto executive Lee Iacocca has a question for every American: Where have all the leaders gone?The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: MumboJumbo

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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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Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts

Bos Wars

Bos Wars

Platform: AmigaOS 4, MorphOS, AROS, Linux, Windows, Cross-platform

Genre: Real-time strategy

Bus Driver

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS

Genre: Vehicle simulation/driving game

Publisher: SCS Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Alcan Rejects a Hostile Bid From Alcoa

The Canadian aluminum producer Alcan rejected a $27.4 billion hostile bid from a rival, Alcoa, calling the offer inadequate. [..]

Boards Feel the Heat as Investor Activists Speak Up

In Europe, shareholder activism now seems to be moving into the hands of ordinary investors. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $83.61
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $119.12
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.25
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.80
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1341 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.011 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.891 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4385 CHF

Home videos

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

Re-Animated

Studio: DVD

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Crossover

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Charlotte's Web

Studio: DVD

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Gray Matters

Studio: DVD

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Hot Rod

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