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Saturday 5 August 2006

2006-08-05

It was Saturday, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

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 5 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Susan Butcher: American dog sled racer, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Alaskan Dog Race, a grueling competitive event.
Facts:
  • The Republic of China (Taiwan) severs diplomatic relations with Chad reducing the number of countries maintaining official relations with it to 24. The ROC foreign ministry cited Chad's intention to establish relations with the People's Republic of China as the reason. (AP)
  • Iran bans Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi's Defenders of Human Rights Center on the grounds that the human rights organization did not have a permit from the Interior Ministry. According to Iranian law, to form a nongovernmental organization, one does not need a permit. (AFP)
  • Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi calls for the ampquotformation of an international investigation committee to probe the ongoing atrocities of the Zionist regime in Lebanon, and to prosecute and punish the ones responsible for these catastrophes.ampquot (AFP)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • The US and France have agreed on the wording of a UN resolution to end the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah. (BBC NEWS)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.889
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - August, 2006

Books

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

Chill Factor

By: Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown's #1 New York Times bestselling suspense novel about a woman trapped in a remote cabin with a man who may be a serial killer.Five

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A sharp, witty and hugely entertaining novel, The Devil Wears Prada has become a generation-defining bestselling classic. Welcome to the dollhouse, baby! When aspiring journalist Andrea first sets foot in the plush Manhattan offices of Runway she knows nothing.

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Phantom

By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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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 ?

Air Assault Task Force

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

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Armored Core 4

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Sega; EU 505 Games

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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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Just Cause

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Square Enix Eidos Interactive (2006–2010)

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Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Deep Silver

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