Wednesday 2 August 2006
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Step Up, directed by Anne Fletcher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Chill Factor by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 August 2006 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
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- Mel Gibson is charged with misdemeanor drunken driving and related offences. (CNN)
- 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said that there will be no ceasefire in Lebanon until an international force is deployed in the south of the country. (BBC NEWS)
- A Syrian-made missile fired from Lebanon lands near the West Bank city of Jenin, causing minor damage. (AHN)
- A massive Israeli operation is completed near Baalbek. (Haaretz)
- Israel plans to resume air strikes after a 48-hour partial suspension. (ABC News Australia)
- U.S.New YorkPort Jefferson North Country Colorectal Opens Its doors to business for the first time ever.
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