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Monday 29 October 2007

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. Champagne, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orangutan Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Lara 2007 Pressure Play or Bust-A-Move Bash!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten

Country: United States

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American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Paranormal Activity

Directed by: Oren Peli

Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs

Country: United States

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Gone Baby Gone

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck

Country: United States

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No Country for Old Men

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 2007 ?

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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  • The strain of HIV most common in the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia and much of South America is traced back to Haiti in 1969. (BBC)
  • The USS ''Arleigh Burke'' enters Somali waters in pursuit of a Japanese ship carrying benzene that was hijacked by pirates. (CNN)
  • King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia claims the Government of the United Kingdom failed to act on intelligence given to it by the Government of Saudi Arabia which could have prevented the 7 July 2005 London bombings. (Guardian Unlimited)
  • The Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert announces that he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. (NYT)
  • Salim Aliyow Ibrow becomes Prime Minister of Somalia in the Transitional Federal Government as the embattled Ali Mohamed Ghedi resigns. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 29 October 2007

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Niort - Nantes : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - Watford : 0 - 2
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Naval - Sp Braga : 1 - 1
  • Porto - Leixoes : 3 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2007?

  • Time: Four brothers and sisters holding hands in a row. Photograph for TIME by Rudy Archuleta/Redux
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10854
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.961


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

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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World Without End

By: Ken Follett

In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

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If I Did It

By: the Goldman family

In 1994, Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were brutally murdered at her home in Brentwood, California. O.J. Simpson was tried for the crime in a case that captured the attention

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The Nine

By: Jeffrey Toobin

In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apocalypse: Desire Next

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: SRPG

Publisher: Idea Factory

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Beautiful Katamari

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person Action Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Brian Lara 2007 Pressure Play

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

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Bust-A-Move Bash!

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

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Cars Mater-National Championship

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: THQ

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