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Tuesday 8 August 2006

2006-08-08

It was Tuesday, 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 Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross 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 8 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • CBS News's Mike Wallace holds an interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran. In the interview, Ahmadinejad said that the letter he sent to George W. Bush was meant to ampquotopen a window towards the lightampquot for Bush to ampquotsee that one can look on the world through a different perspective.ampquot He responded to his nation's nuclear program and possible weapons program saying that Iran was ampquotstudyingampquot the offer presented by the United States and the European
  • Amid news of slower-than expected growth and a quarterly rise in the unemployment rate in the United States, Federal Reserve System Chairman Ben Bernanke announced that there will be no increase to the Fed fund rate, ending a two-year period of rising interest rates. (Bloomberg)
  • As Chadian President Idriss Déby is sworn-in to his third term in office, he hugs Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who only a few days ago was overseeing a campaign to overthrow the second Déby administration. (BBC)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Lebanon's coastline could take up to 10 years to recover from a massive oil spill, the nation's environment minister has said. (BBC NEWS)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Green and pink image of the inside of a cell
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10419
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.889

Books

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

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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Dangerous

By: Nora Roberts

Risky Business She was a maddening combination of mystery and innocence. But Liz was the key to finding his brother's killer, so cynical Jonas Sharpe had to stick close too close for comfort.

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

From the author of REVENGE WEARS PRADA, a delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses. Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA 2K Games; EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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bit Generations

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC


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