Monday 3 July 2006
It was Monday, 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 Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Oborona Sevastopolya, directed by Vasili Goncharov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert was one of the best selling books.
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- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
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- Benjamin Hendrickson: American actor (Born 1950).
- Valencia metro accident leaves 43 dead in Valencia, Spain.
- Asteroid 2004 XP14 flies within 432,308 kilometres (268,624 mi) of Earth.
- The Space Shuttle ''Discovery'''s launch on STS-121 is thrown in doubt when a 3 inch crack is found in the foam insulation of its external tank. Despite the crack, NASA decides to proceed with the launch, scheduled for 2:38 PM ET Tuesday, which would be the first manned launch on the United States Independence Day. (Reuters)
- North Korean leaders say that they will respond to any pre-emptive attack from the US with an ampquotannihilating strike and a nuclear war.ampquot (Associated Press)
- Greece is suspended from international football competition by FIFA due to Greek government interference in the sport. (BBC)
- The government of Tajikistan renamed the second and the fourth highest peaks of the Pamir Mountains into the Independence Peak and Avicenna Peak, respectively. (Interfax)
- Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Operation Summer Rains):
- Israel rejects ultimatum to release all Palestinian female prisoners, prisoners under 18, and an additional 1,000 prisoners by 6 A.M. Tuesday, in exchange for information on its kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. Defense Minister of Israel Amir Peretz calls Syrian President Bashar Assad to ampquotopen his eyes, because he is responsibleampquot. (Haaretz)
- Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov calls for the immediate unconditional release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. (Ynet)
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