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Saturday 2 September 2006

2006-09-02

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilke was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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Babel

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garca Bernal

Country: United States

Crank

Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Idiocracy

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom

Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 September
Famous Deaths:
  • Bob Mathias: American athlete who was the sole competitor in modern history to win the decathlon on two separate occasions.
Facts:
  • US military hands over the Abu Ghraib prison to the Iraqi government.
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meets with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, Iraq. (Al Jazeera)
  • In Afghanistan, 14 British armed forces personnel are killed after their aircraft crashes in Kandahar. (BBC)
  • Offices of at least six Alaska legislators, including Republican Senate President Ben Stevens, son of the senior Republican U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, are raided by federal agents searching for possible ties between the lawmakers and VECO, an Anchorage based company whose executives are major contributors to political campaigns. (Anchorage Daily News)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.894
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - September, 2006

Books

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

Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

By: Dav Pilke

Children: Captain Underpants meets his match, Captain Blunderpants. (P, Scholastic)

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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Judge & Jury

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante is closing in on notorious mob boss The Electrician, when the scheduled sting goes spectacularly awry. Two FBI agents are dead, the boss is wounded, and Pellisante vows the Electrician's next move will be from ...

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Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Cars

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, Mac OS X

Genre: Racing, Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Cloning Clyde

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), Windows (Steam)

Genre: Side-scroller, Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft

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Dance Dance Revolution DVD Game

Dance Dance Revolution DVD Game

Platform: DVD player

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Imagination Entertainment

CellFactor: Combat Training

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS


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