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Friday 24 August 2007

It was Friday, 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 AFL Premiership 2007 or Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars.
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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 24 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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)

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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
See all Football game results of 24 August 2007
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Sedan : 2 - 1
  • Boulogne - Angers : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
  • Grenoble - Le Havre : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 August 2007
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Histon - Aldershot : 1 - 2
  • Kidderminster - Stevenage : 0 - 2
  • York - Forest Green : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 August 2007

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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 ?

AFL Premiership 2007

AFL Premiership 2007

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: SCEE

Calling All Cars!

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Platform: Wii, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: Sega

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BlackSite: Area 51

Platform: PC PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Midway Games

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