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What Happened on August 28, 2007

US date format: 8/28/2007, UK date format: 28/8/2007

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include August Maturo . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. In UK Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston was in the top 5 hits. Gone Baby Gone, directed by Ben Affleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Calling All Cars! or Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 August 2007

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Movies

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

Gone Baby Gone

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

Country: United States

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Eastern Promises

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

Country: United States

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

Starring: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States

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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei

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Rendition

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin

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TV Series

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

Marimar

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Wainy Days

Directed by: David Wain

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Saving Grace

Directed by: Nigel Cole

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The Morning Show

Directed by: Andrew Delaplaine

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The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 28 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Miyoshi Umeki: Japanese-American actress who won an Oscar as best supporting actress for her role in "Sayonara," 1958.
  • Hilly Kristal: American businessman founded CBGB (d. 2007).
  • Paul MacCready: American engineer founded AeroVironment (d. 2007).
  • Arthur Jones: American businessman founded Nautilus Inc.
Facts:
  • A total lunar eclipse takes place in the early morning hours across most of North America and the eastern Pacific Ocean region. (Canwest via Ottawa Citizen)
  • The Supreme Court of Chile confirms a life sentence for Hugo Salas Wenzel, a Chilean general under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, for his role in the murder of 12 opponents of the regime. (BBC)
  • The Sudanese Government and the United Nations launch a flood appeal to help victims of recent flooding which has killed 89 people and destroyed 73,000 homes. (BBC)
  • South Korean hostage crisis: Officials in South Korea's Blue House claim that the Taliban has agreed to release 19 South Korean hostages. (Reuters)
  • Battle of Karbala (2007): At least 52 people have been killed in fighting in Karbala, as thousands of Shia pilgrims gathered in the city for an annual festival. (Reuters)

Sport Games on 28 August 2007

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lorient - Valenciennes : 1 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 28, 2007 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
  2. Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
  3. Ne-Yo - Do You
  4. When I See U - Fantasia
  5. teachme - Musiq Soulchild
  6. J. Holiday - Bed
  7. Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  9. Bartender - T-Pain Featuring Akon
  10. Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Y Si Te Digo - Fanny Lu
  2. Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
  3. De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  4. Lagrimas Del Corazon - Grupo Montez de Durango
  5. Ella Me Levanto - Daddy Yankee
  6. Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
  7. Gloria Estefan - No Llores
  8. Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
  9. Cuisillos - Mil Heridas
  10. Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical

Books

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

The Secret Servant

By: Daniel Silva

A terrorist plot in London leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon on a desperate search for a kidnapped woman in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.While

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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High Noon

By: Nora Roberts

Phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a spine-tingling novel about a female cop who walks fearlessly into danger—but must draw on her courage to let love into her life.

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God Is Not Great

By: Christopher Hitchens

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz! Junior: Monster Rumble

Buzz! Junior: Monster Rumble

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network)

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation

Platform: Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Marvelous Interactive; EU Nobilis

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Action, Sport, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Midway

3DiTeams

3DiTeams

Platform: Windows (98/ME/2000/XP)

Genre: Serious game

Publisher: Duke University Medical Center and Virtual Heroes, Inc.

Calling All Cars!

Calling All Cars!

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Car combat

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
For Dance Troupe, Travel Is a Test of Poise

For dancers in the Mark Morris Dance Group, air travel is a bitter enemy. [..]

For the Pilgrim on a Budget, the Vatican Has Air Charters

The Vatican introduced a low-cost airline that will fly Catholic pilgrims from Italy to religious destinations around the world. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.54
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $109.35
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.30
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.60
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1272 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9766 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8661 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4008 CHF

Home videos

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

Trust the Man

Studio: DVD

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Smokin' Aces

Studio: DVD

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I Know Who Killed Me

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Because I Said So

Studio: DVD

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Black Snake Moan

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