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Thursday 5 October 2006

2006-10-05

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Fiction, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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Eerie Tales

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Anita Berber, Conrad Veidt, Reinhold Schnzel

Country: United States

The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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You and I

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Edith Erastoff, John Ekman

Country: United States

The Fountain

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary

Starring: Matthew Gray Gubler

Country: United States

Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Scuba Bob's Ocean Quest

Starring: Robert Knapick, Abigail Kinslow, Lauren Kinslow

Country: United States

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 2006 ?

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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones industrial average closes at a record high for the third day in a row. (ABC News Australia Online)
  • German authorities uncover 51 skeletons from a mass grave at the village of Menden-Barge in the Sauerland region of the country, thought to be remains of victims of Nazi atrocities during World War II. (BBC)
  • Mark Foley scandal
  • The House Ethics Committee issued four dozen subpoenas to members of Congress and aides to discover who was aware of explicit exchanges between former representative Mark Foley and underage Congressional pages. (MSNBC)
  • Reports indicate that Abu Ayyub al-Masri, also known as Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, the leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq who succeeded Abu Musab al-Zarqawi after his death, may have been killed in Haditha. A body initially tentatively identified as his is undergoing DNA analysis but most government sources are skeptical. (BBC)

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Books

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

Running With Scissors

By: Augusten Burroughs

The #1 New York Times BestsellerAn Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the YearNow a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away ...

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Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony

By: Eoin Colfer

Demons are beginning to materialize without warning on Earth. If humans were to capture one, all fairies would be exposed. In order to protect themselves, the fairies must decipher complicated equations to determine where the next demon will appear.

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Inside My Heart

By: Robin McGraw

I believe we were put on this earth to enjoy lives of joy and abundance, and that is what I want for you and for me.

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The Thirteenth Tale

By: Diane Setterfield

Sometimes, when you open the door to the past, what you confront is your destiny.Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve enchanting stories, has spent the past six decades penning a series of alternate lives for herself.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Platform: Windows, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Himalaya Studios

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Buku Sudoku

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merscom

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Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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Death Jr. II: Root of Evil

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Konami Eidos (Wii)

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