Friday 24 August 2007

US date format: 8/24/2007, UK date format: 24/8/2007

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock or SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Joe Wright

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Jason Reitman

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

Country: United States of America

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Michael Clayton

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

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

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In the Valley of Elah

Directed by: Paul Haggis

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

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TV Series

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

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The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

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The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2007 ?

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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  • Former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak, whose arrest ended her career, apologized to U.S. Air Force Captain Colleen Shipman, her former romantic rival and the woman she is accused of terrorizing. (Los Angeles Times)
  • Former Ku Klux Klan member James Seale is sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the 1964 murder of two black men in the U.S. state of Mississippi. (Reuters via News Limited)
  • The Georgian government announces that its forces have fired on a Russian aircraft that was claimed to have violated Georgian airspace, possibly shooting it down. (BBC)
  • United States District Court judge William Hoeveler rules against former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega returning to Panama after he completes his sentence in a United States prison stating that there was no reason why he shouldn't be extradited to France to face a prison term there. (Reuters)
  • Citing a ampquotvery reliableampquot source at the University of Miami, the Swedish broad sheet newspaper ''Norra Skåne'' reports that Cuban leader Fidel Castro is dead. (The Expressen)

Sport Games on 24 August 2007

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hamburg : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - CZ Jena : 4 - 3
  • Mainz - M'gladbach : 4 - 1
  • Osnabruck - Paderborn : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Sedan : 2 - 1
  • Boulogne - Angers : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
  • Grenoble - Le Havre : 0 - 2
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Histon - Aldershot : 1 - 2
  • Kidderminster - Stevenage : 0 - 2
  • York - Forest Green : 0 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
  2. Y Si Te Digo - Fanny Lu
  3. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  4. De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  5. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Olvidame Tu - Duelo
  7. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  8. Cuisillos - Mil Heridas
  9. Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
  10. Lagrimas Del Corazon - Grupo Montez de Durango


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 …

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The First Commandment

By: Brad Thor

When the president of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated.

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The Tin Roof Blowdown

By: James Lee Burke

In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed …

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High Noon

By: Nora Roberts

Phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a spine-tingling novel about a female cop who walks fearlessly into danger—but must draw on her courage to let love into her life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Activision Aspyr Media (PC & Mac)

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Bratz: The Movie

Bratz: The Movie

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis

SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis

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

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Ar Tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica

Ar Tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Campaigning Not for Your Vote but for Your Dollar

There is a new presidential candidate named Ray Hopewood — but believe in him at your peril. [..]

In Primary, Tech’s Home Is a Magnet

For presidential candidates campaigning in Silicon Valley, the place to be is Google’s headquarters. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $109.68
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.36
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.142 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9901 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8666 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4168 CHF

Home videos

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


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A Good Year

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DOA: Dead or Alive

Studio: DVD

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Let's Go to Prison

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