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Wednesday 24 October 2007

US date format: 10/24/2007, UK date format: 24/10/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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. Bal Ganesh, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Bridge Of Sighs by Richard Russo was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gangland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Life or 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 October 2007

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Movies

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

Bal Ganesh

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War Eagle, Arkansas

Directed by: Robert Milazzo

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Mary Kay Place, Mare Winningham, James McDaniel

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Fred Claus

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins

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Three Can Play That Game

Directed by: Samad Davis

Starring: Vivica A. Fox, Jason George, Jazsmin Lewis, Tony Rock

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Jab We Met

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora, Dara Singh

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TV Series

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

Gangland

Directed by: Tulio Demicheli

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Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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Out of Jimmy's Head

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Marimar

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Merrill Lynch publishes its third quarter financial results, including a US$8.4 billion write-down resulting from bad mortgage loans. This is the company's first quarterly loss in six years.
  • The inaugural Caesars Palace Classic poker tournament is won by David Singer, winning US$1 million.
  • Comet 17P/Holmes grows significantly brighter overnight, going from magnitude 17 to magnitude 3 in just a few hours, while in the constellation of Perseus. (USA Today)
  • The Bank of America announces that it will lay off 3,000 staff following an announcement of a significant decline in earnings in the third quarter. (NYT)
  • A storm in the Gulf of Mexico kills 18 Mexican oil workers fleeing an oil rig, with Navy rescue teams trying to reach survivors. (BBC)

Sport Games on 24 October 2007

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Southampton : 2 - 1
  • Cardiff - Wolves : 2 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 24, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - No One
  2. J. Holiday - Bed
  3. Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
  4. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  5. Kanye West Featuring T-Pain - Good Life
  6. Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain
  7. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  8. Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
  9. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  10. When I See U - Fantasia
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Juanes - Me Enamora
  2. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  3. Estos Celos - Vicente Fernandez
  4. No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
  5. Basto - Intocable
  6. Ella Me Levanto - Daddy Yankee
  7. La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  8. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  9. Ayer La Vi - Don Omar
  10. Solo Dime Que Si - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron

Books

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

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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Quiet Strength

By: Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

"The principles, practices & priorities of a winning life"--Dust jacket.

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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 Gift

By: Richard Paul Evans

A heartwarming and inspirational Christmas novel in the tradition of The Christmas Box and Finding Noel from New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Life

Beyond Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: first person shooter

Wii Fit

Wii Fit

Platform: Wii

Genre: Fitness game

Publisher: Nintendo

Professor Layton

Professor Layton

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Android, iOS

Genre: Puzzle, adventure

Publisher: Level-5 Nintendo

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sierra Online

Combat Mission: Shock Force

Combat Mission: Shock Force

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Blazing a Trail Out of Chaos

What many entrepreneurs lack in the appearance of sophistication is more than made up for by street smarts and bulldog tenacity. [..]

China’s Green Energy Gap

In China, where coal is king, the government’s push to increase the use of alternative energies faces obstacles, from bureaucracy to bottlenecks in manufacturing. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $42.87
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $128.97
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $75.81
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $51.69
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.2097 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0579 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8741 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4012 CHF

Home videos

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

Blade Runner

Studio: DVD, HD-DVD and Blu-ray

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Keeping Mum

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Reign Over Me

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Ghost Rider

Studio: DVD

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December Boys

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