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Wednesday 12 July 2006

2006-07-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July 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. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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Oborona Sevastopolya

Directed by: Vasili Goncharov

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gill Russell: Irish newsmaker, awarded the biggest payout in the history of Ireland for brain damage sustained at birth due to hospital negligence.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Hezbollah initiate Operation True Promise.
  • An Israeli air strike destroys the Palestinian Foreign Ministry Building in Gaza City. (AP)
  • An IDF reserve armoured division is called up in preparation for large scale operations in Lebanon, raising concerns for war. (Haaretz)
  • Several thousand protesters march in the Mexican Federal District, protesting alleged vote fraud in last week's presidential election. (BBC)
  • Former General Secretary of the Soviet Union Communist Party Mikhail Gorbachev says ampquotWe have made some mistakes,ampquot referring to attacks on Russia's democracy, and makes several unflattering comments about the United States. (ABC News America)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Two babies sitting in a bird's nest
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11070
  • Time: How Teddy Roosevelt invented modern America

Books

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

Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed ...

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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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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Eleven on Top

By: Janet Evanovich

#1 New York Times#1 Wall Street Journal#1 Los Angeles Times#1 Entertainment Weekly#1 Publishers WeeklyStephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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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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Birth of America

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: AGEOD

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Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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