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Monday 12 June 2006

2006-06-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Monster House, directed by Gil Kenan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
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Facts:
  • Fatah activists reportedly attack the Palestinian parliament building, setting fire to the fourth floor and riddling the building with gunfire. (VoA)
  • Tropical Storm Alberto threatens to hit the Northwest coast of Florida, United States. Hurricane warnings are issued and Gov. Jeb Bush declares a state of emergency. Mandatory evacuations are ordered for low-lying areas. (AP via NBC Weather Plus)
  • Albania signs a Stabilisation and Association Agreement, a first step toward joining the European Union. (VOA)
  • U.S. officials say that North Korea is planning to test the Taepodong-2 intercontinental ballistic missile that may be able to reach the United States. (Reuters)
  • Five people are killed, and about 80 injured, when an Israeli train travelling between Tel Aviv and Haifa collides with a truck on a level crossing near Netanya. The first anniversary of a similar accident on Israel Railways near Revadim on the Beersheba line is in nine days' time. (Ynetnews), (Wikinews)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Three images from Iraq, including a mourning Iraqi family member, a soldier holding his head and an
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10356
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.880881

Books

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

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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Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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4th of July

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality.

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The Jury

By: Fern Michaels

Tea. Sympathy. Revenge. The Sisterhood Has Their Own Style Of Justice.The women of the Sisterhood know life isn't fair, but that doesn't mean they have to like it--or let it pass.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bliss Island

Bliss Island

Platform: PC, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Bubble Bobble Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: NA Codemasters; EU Rising Star Games

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Crash Boom Bang!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP Vivendi Universal Games; INT Sierra Entertainment; WW Universal Interactive

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Daxter

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Suite

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Lost Planet (series)

Lost Planet (series)

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom


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