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Wednesday 29 August 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 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 High Noon by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lud, zbunjen, normalan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth or College Hoops 2K8.
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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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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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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)

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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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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 ?

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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Loving Frank

By: Nancy Horan

I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current.So

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Spook Country

By: William Gibson

The “cool and scary”( SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHollis Henry is a journalist on investigative assignment for a magazine called Node, which doesn’t exist yet.

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The Bourne Betrayal

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Already devastated by loss, Bourne is shattered by a report that his last friend in the world, Martin Lindros, has gone missing.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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College Hoops 2K8

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sport

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Cooking Mama: Cook Off

Platform: Wii

Genre: Simulation, Mini-Games

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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Spider-Man: Friend or Foe

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Activision

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ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

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