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Sunday 8 October 2006

2006-10-08

It was Sunday, 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 America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro, 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 ?

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

TCM Underground

Starring: Rob Zombie

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 October
Facts:
  • The results of the Belgian municipal elections show losses for the liberals and progress for the conservatives and nationalists. (CNN)
  • Iraq's Environmental Secretary claims that 11 police officers have died of food poisoning in the Wasit province of that country. The governor of the Wasit province claims that no officers have died, but that several are in critical condition. It is unclear whether or not the poisonings were intentional. (Associated Press)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.900
  • Time: Photo of Michael Weisskopf
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10495

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 ?

After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), iOS, Android

Genre: Combat flight simulator, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Cabela's Alaskan Adventures

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, GameCube (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

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Tetris DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation Portable; Xbox; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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