Sunday 3 September 2006
It was Sunday, 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 I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters 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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- Israeli-Palestinian conflict
- Egyptian daily ''Al Akhbar'' reports that three Palestinian terrorists are planning to carry out attacks on Israelis on holiday on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (Haaretz)
- Europe's first lunar probe, ''SMART-1,'' successfully crash-lands onto the moon, ending its 16-month mission. (BBC)
- Iraqi insurgency
- Mouwaffak al-Rubaie, Iraq's National Security Advisor, announces the capture of Hamed Jumaa Farid al-Saeedi, the second most senior figure in al-Qaeda in Iraq. (CNN)
- Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan
- More than 200 Taliban rebel and four Canadian troops die in a major offensive in Kandahar. (CTV)
- Kayaking world record
- The Swedish adventurer Lasse Schmidt finishes the first solo crossing of the Baltic Sea in a kayak. The crossing between Sweden and Estonia took three days to complete without sleep. (Documentation and media)
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