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Friday 13 October 2006

2006-10-13

It was Friday, 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. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

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

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Record Snowfall in Buffalo, New York and surrounding metro area leaves up to two feet of heavy wet snow, three people dead, damaged trees, and over 400,000 residents without power.
  • Sharp and Fujitsu begin to recall laptop Lithium ion batteries made by Sony. (Associated Press via Houston Chronicle)
  • Vladimir Kramnik beats Veselin Topalov in a World Chess Championship reunification match. (NY Times)
  • Cellulose plant conflict: Demonstrators again block border crossings between Argentina and Uruguay after the World Bank announces its decision to continue funding the disputed paper mills. (BBC)
  • Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru's ''Sendero Luminoso'' guerrillas, is sentenced to life imprisonment at the conclusion of his retrial on terrorism charges. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.901902
  • Time: Photograph of a baby and a chimpanzee
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10496

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 ?

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Corvette Evolution GT

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games Black Bean Games

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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