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Tuesday 28 August 2007

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stories from the Vaults. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 300: March to Glory or Aura II: The Sacred Rings.
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TV Series

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

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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Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe

Starring: Art Wolfe

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Juno

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster

Country: United States

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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Stardust

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller

Country: United States

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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)

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Sport Games on 28 August 2007

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lorient - Valenciennes : 1 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of baby Einstein with little fake mustache in a little tux
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10820
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.949950

Books

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

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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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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Legacy Of Ashes

By: Tim Weiner

With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left

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The Tin Roof Blowdown

By: James Lee Burke

In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

300: March to Glory

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive

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Namco Museum Remix

Platform: Wii

Genre: Arcade Games

Publisher: Namco Bandai

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Aura II: The Sacred Rings

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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Ben 10: Protector of Earth

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure game Beat em up

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Concerto Gate

Concerto Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: JP Gamepot; NA OnNet USA


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