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Friday 26 October 2007

It was Friday, 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 World Without End by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orangutan Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Act or Azada.
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 ?

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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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 26 October 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Dr Arthur Kornberg: American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (Born 1918).
  • Khun Sa: Burmese warlord (Born 1934).
Facts:
  • An explosion shakes the Mexican consulate in New York City. The explosion was caused by two thrown hand grenades aided by additional explosive material. 7 injuries were reported, with several windows blown out and debris entering the building. (WCBS)
  • UN Security Council urges Nepal to set early date for Constituent Assembly election.
  • Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is freed after receiving a pardon from the current President Gloria Arroyo. (BBC)
  • Leaders of the European Union and Russia meet for their annual summit in Lisbon. (BBC)
  • The southern segment of the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway in Singapore, set to be the longest subterranean road tunnel in Southeast Asia when fully complete, opens to traffic. (CNA)

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Sport Games on 26 October 2007

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Bergen : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hannover : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2007
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Hoffenheim : 2 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - M'gladbach : 1 - 3
  • Mainz - Augsburg : 1 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Offenbach : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2007
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Bastia : 1 - 3
  • Amiens - Chateauroux : 1 - 2
  • Angers - Le Havre : 1 - 2
  • Boulogne - Gueugnon : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 October 2007

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.961
  • Time: Does the Supreme Court Still Matter?Portrait of Chief Justice John Roberts
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10839

Books

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

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 Coldest Winter

By: David Halberstam

"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."--The New York Times David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the

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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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Where Angels Go

By: Debbie Macomber

Christmas is a time for angel.Shirley, Goodness and Mercy are back! These three irresistible angels love their assignments on Earth. They especially love helping people who send prayer requests to Heaven

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Milon's Secret Castle

Platform: NES/Famicom, Game Boy, PlayStation Broadband Navigator, Virtual Console

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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The Act

Platform: Arcade, iOS

Genre: Interactive movie

Publisher: Cecropia Chillingo (iOS ver.)

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Bleach: Dark Souls

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Azada

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Professor Layton

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

Genre: Puzzle, adventure

Publisher: Level-5 Nintendo

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