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Monday 9 October 2006

2006-10-09

It was Monday, 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 9 October 2006 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 09 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Hunter: English professional snooker player (Born 1978).
  • Raymond Noorda: American co-founder and long time CEO of Novell (Born 1924).
Facts:
  • North Korea claims to have conducted its first-ever nuclear test.
  • The Supreme Islamic Courts Council of Somalia declare 'jihad' against Ethiopia following the Ethiopian military incursions into Bur Haqaba close to the shared border. (BBC)
  • French lawmakers introduce a bill to criminalize Armenian Genocide denial. The legislation would imprison offenders for one year and fine them up to €45,000. Turkey calls upon French legislators to vote against the bill. The Turkish Parliament is considering a bill that would criminalize denial of French human rights violations in Algeria. (TurkishPress)
  • Google officially announces that they will buy video sharing website YouTube for US$1.65 billion. (BBC)
  • South Korean Ban Ki-moon is nominated to succeed Kofi Annan as the United Nations Secretary-General in an affirmation vote by the Security Council. A confirmation vote by the General Assembly is expected within the next fortnight. (Reuters via CNN)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photograph of a baby and a chimpanzee
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10496
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.900

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 ?

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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beatmania

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music game

Publisher: Konami

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Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Daxter

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Suite

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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