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Wednesday 29 August 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 Quickie by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth or Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun.
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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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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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Run, Fatboy, Run

Directed by: David Schwimmer

Starring: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran

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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)

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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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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. Soulja Boy Tell'em - Crank That (Soulja Boy)
  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. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - De Ti Exclusivo
  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 Quickie

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

THE #1 BESTSELLING SENSATION #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune #1 Washington Post #1 Entertainment Weekly #1 USA Today #1 Wall Street Journal America's most popular thriller writer, James Patterson, presents his most daring-and astonishing-novel ever.

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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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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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The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a ...

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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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Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Blast! Entertainment

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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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Home videos

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

Flyboys

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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

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Journey to the End of the Night

Studio: DVD

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Turistas

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Arctic Tale

Studio: DVD

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