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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 Run by Ann Patchett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pass Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bobble Double Shot or Build-a-lot.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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TV Series

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

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

Starring: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Country: United States

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Flight of the Conchords

Written by: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie

Starring: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Country: United States

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The Universe

Starring: Erik Thompson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 2007 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Sport Games on 24 October 2007

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Southampton : 2 - 1
  • Cardiff - Wolves : 2 - 3
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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


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


By: Ann Patchett

Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons

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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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A Lifetime Of Secrets

By: Frank Warren

The award-winning PostSecret project's most profound and stunning postcards to date For the past three years Frank Warren has invited people of all backgrounds and nationalities to send him creatively decorated

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1914 Shells of Fury

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategy First

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Bubble Bobble Double Shot

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform game, Action game

Publisher: EU Rising Star Games; NA Ignition Entertainment

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Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS, Mobile phone, BlackBerry

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: HipSoft, MumboJumbo

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Busou Shinki

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: MMP

Publisher: Konami

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Call of Duty: Roads to Victory

Platform: PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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