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Thursday 1 June 2006

2006-06-01

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ridin' by Chamillionaire. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, directed by Justin Lin, 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 months ?

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Extraordinary renditions. The Bundesnachrichtendienst (German intelligence agency) declares that it had known of Khalid El-Masri's seizure 16 months before Germany was officially informed of his mistaken arrest in the name of the War on Terror. Germany had previously claimed that it did not know of el-Masri's abduction by the CIA and his stay in the Salt Pit in Afghanistan until his return to the country in May 2004
  • The 16th World Economic Forum on Africa is convened in Cape Town, South Africa. (BBC).
  • A report issued by the United States Army Corps of Engineers admits their responsibility for 2005 levee failures that flooded the majority of New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. (Full report via NOLA.com)
  • The United States Department of Homeland Security reveals that it plans to reallocate anti-terrorism funding to cities across the nation. Funding to New York City and Washington, D.C. is cut, while funding in cities such as Omaha, Nebraska and Los Angeles, California increases. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office calls the report's statement that there are no ampquotnational monuments or iconsampquot in New York City ampquotoutrageous.ampquot (NYT)
  • The Government of Spain overturns the conviction of Imad Yarkas on charges of conspiracy in the September 11, 2001 attacks after the prosecutor admits that evidence of involvement in the conspiracy was ampquotinconsistent, almost nonexistent.ampquot The Spanish government says it will provide further explanation in the coming days. (AP)

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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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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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Mayflower

By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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Two Little Girls In Blue

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In this riveting thriller from Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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Ass Hunter

Ass Hunter

Platform: Adobe Flash, Android

Genre: Top down shooter

Death Jr. II: Root of Evil

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Konami Eidos (Wii)

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ARMA

Platform: Microsoft Windows Android iOS

Genre: Military simulation, tactical shooter

Publisher: Primary Bohemia Interactive

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Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubisoft


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