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Tuesday 23 October 2007

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hello Kylie . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while World Without End by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pass Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baby Pals Konnichiwa Akachan or Build-a-lot.
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TV Series

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

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Paranormal Activity

Directed by: Oren Peli

Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs

Country: United States

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Gone Baby Gone

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck

Country: United States

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No Country for Old Men

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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I'm Not There.

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 23 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Lim Goh Tong: Malaysian-born Chinese businessman (Born 1918).
  • John Ilhan: Australian entrepreneur (Born 1965).
Facts:
  • The Space Shuttle Discovery is successfully launched on mission STS-120.
  • A powerful cold front in the Bay of Campeche causes the Usumacinta Jackup rig to collide with Kab 101, leading to the death and drowning of 22 people during rescue operations after evacuation of the rig.
  • The death toll from the fires rises to five. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
  • More than 1,300 houses have been destroyed including 1,000 in San Diego County, California, alone. (CNN)
  • Thousands of Venezuelan students clash with riot police and supporters of President Hugo Chávez over proposals to remove term limits from the presidency. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 23 October 2007

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Norwich : 2 - 1
  • Charlton - Plymouth : 1 - 2
  • Coventry - Watford : 0 - 3
  • Crystal Palace - Stoke : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 23 October 2007
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Brescia - Mantova : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 23 October 2007

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Does the Supreme Court Still Matter?Portrait of Chief Justice John Roberts
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10839
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.960

Books

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

World Without End

By: Ken Follett

In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

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The War

By: Geoffrey C. Ward

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating

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Bridge Of Sighs

By: Richard Russo

Louis Charles Lynch (also known as Lucy) is sixty years old and has lived in Thomaston, New York, his entire life.

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The Day Of Battle

By: Rick Atkinson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Majestic... Atkinson's achievement is to marry prodigious research with a superbly organized narrative and then to overlay the whole with writing as powerful and elegant as any great

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baby Pals Konnichiwa Akachan

Baby Pals Konnichiwa Akachan

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action[1] Life simulation

Publisher: JP Interchannel; NA Crave Entertainment; EU THQ

Build-a-lot

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS, Mobile phone, BlackBerry

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: HipSoft, MumboJumbo

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1914 Shells of Fury

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategy First

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Brooktown High

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Dating sim

Publisher: Konami

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Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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