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What Happened on August 29, 2007

US date format: 8/29/2007, UK date format: 29/8/2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun or Busou Shinki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 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 29 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pierre Messmer: French politician, served as Prime Minister under Georges Pompidou from 6 July 1972 to 27 May 1974.
  • Alfred Peet: Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (Born 1920).
Facts:
  • 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident: six US cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads are flown without proper authorization from Minot Air Force Base to Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Baiji, a river dolphin recently declared functional extinct, is witnessed in Anhui, China. (New York Times)
  • Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is all set to return back to Pakistan after seven years of exile.
  • The Wyoming Republican Party votes to move its nominating convention to January 5, 2008, making it the first event in the nation for the Republicans in the United States presidential election, 2008. (MSNBC)
  • The Red Cross reports that at least 17,000 are still missing from the former Yugoslavia, including 13,400 from the Bosnian wars, 2,300 from the Croatian conflict and 2,047 from the Kosovo conflict. (AFP via NYT)

Sport Games on 29 August 2007

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Rennes : 0 - 2
  • Le Mans - Paris SG : 0 - 2
  • Lille - Monaco : 0 - 1
  • Marseille - Nice : 0 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 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 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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It'S All About Him

By: Denise Jackson with Ellen Vaughn

This inspirational book gives an all-access look into one of country music's most famous couples: their love story, struggles, dreams, success, the near-failure of their marriage, and the rediscovery of their

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Witcher

The Witcher

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: WW Atari; POL CD Projekt

Busou Shinki

Busou Shinki

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: MMP

Publisher: Konami

Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun

Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Blast! Entertainment

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), GameTap, PC CD-ROM, Digital Download

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sierra Online

Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars

Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars

Platform: Wii, PC

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Strategy First Data Design Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
AT&T Prepares to Consolidate Some Ad Assignments

AT&T has placed in review its media planning and buying account as it seeks to consolidate media chores, now handled by five agencies, at one of them. [..]

Brooklyn Navy Yard, a Roomy Haven for Industry, Once Again Is Booming

The Brooklyn Navy Yard, one of New York City’s major industrial real estate sites, is undergoing a renaissance. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $35.83
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $107.53
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.23
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.95
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1323 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9851 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8696 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4195 CHF

Home videos

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

Spider-Man 2

Studio: Extended Edition DVD

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Déjà Vu

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High School Musical

Studio: Blu-ray

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Blood Diamond

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Eastern Promises

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