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Wednesday 24 October 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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. Champagne, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 Pass Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arthur and the Invisibles or Boulder Dash: Rocks!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Cinemassacre's Monster Madness

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Ricky Shore Sings the Blues

Starring: Alex Murphy

Country: United States

Movies

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

Champagne

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten

Country: United States

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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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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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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)

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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 ?

Clapton

By: Eric Clapton

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography. More than a rock star, Eric Clapton is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock ...

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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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Deceptively Delicious

By: Jessica Seinfeld

It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how ...

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I Am America (and So Can You!)

By: Stephen Colbert

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) is Stephen Colbert's attempt to wedge his brain between hardback covers. In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, Stephen explains his take on the most pressing concerns of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arthur and the Invisibles

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Bus Driver

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS

Genre: Vehicle simulation/driving game

Publisher: SCS Software

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Championship Manager 2008

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Boulder Dash: Rocks!

Platform: Nintendo DS iOS BlackBerry Java Platform

Genre: Action game

Publisher: 10tacle Studios QV Software Electronic Arts

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Brooktown High

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Dating sim

Publisher: Konami

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