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Saturday 1 July 2006

2006-07-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Do I Make You Proud by Taylor Hicks. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Oborona Sevastopolya, directed by Vasili Goncharov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Oborona Sevastopolya

Directed by: Vasili Goncharov

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • The first operation of Qinghai-Tibet Railway in the People's Republic of China.
  • Early elections in November are announced in the Netherlands. (Reuters)
  • Discovery Mission STS-121's launch has been delayed today due to thunderstorms. The next launch attempt is scheduled for 3:26 PM EDT tomorrow, although more bad weather is forecast. (Associated Press)
  • Osama Bin Laden warns the US and other nations not to become involved in Somalia and says that Al Qaeda reserves the right to ampquotpunishampquot the U.S. on its own soil. (Reuters)
  • The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to withdraw the 3,500 peacekeeping troops who are currently in Burundi on December 31, despite the continuing activities of the National Liberation Force rebel group. (Reuters)

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Books

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

The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

From the author of REVENGE WEARS PRADA, a delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses. Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die ...

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Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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Videogames

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AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Platform: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, arcade

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Quickspot

Quickspot

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai/Nintendo (Korea Version)

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable Wii PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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