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Monday 24 December 2007, Christmas Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to No One by Alicia Keys. In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. P.S. I Love You, directed by Richard LaGravenese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ride: Alaska to Patagonia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Shooter: Vengeance or Backyard Hockey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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The Bucket List

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

Country: United States

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I Am Legend

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Ride: Alaska to Patagonia

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vratice se rode

Starring: Nikola Djuricko, Dragan Bjelogrlic, Srdjan Todorovic, Ljubomir Bandovic

Country: Serbia

Orangutan Island

Starring: Rodd Houston

Country: United States

Pass Time

Written by: Rich Christensen

Starring: Brett Wagner

Country: United States

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2007 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Nepalese government announces that the country's 240-year-old monarchy will be abolished in 2008 and a new republic will be declared.
  • Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated, and at least 20 others are killed, by a bomb blast at an election rally in Rawalpindi.
  • Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the presidential election, triggering a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.
  • Incumbent Uzbekistani President Islam Karimov wins a new term in office following presidential elections. (AP via CNN)
  • At least 12 people are dead and 15 others missing after portions of a building collapse in Alexandria, Egypt. (BBC News)

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

  • Time: A close up photo of a Republican campaign button. Photo-Illustration. Elephants by Eric Isselee/iSto
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10879
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.970


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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Home To Holly Springs

By: Jan Karon

The first of the Father Tim novels by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford, Somebody Safe with Somebody Good, and other books in the Mitford SeriesReaders of the nine bestselling Mitford

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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 Venetian Betrayal

By: Steve Berry

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steve Berry’s The Columbus Affair and a Cotton Malone dossier. In 323 B.C.E, having conquered Persia, Alexander the Great set his sights on Arabia,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Alien Shooter: Vengeance

Platform: Microsoft Windows Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sigma Team

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Bit Blot; Ambrosia Software (Mac OS X)

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Backyard Hockey

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Atari

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