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Thursday 15 September 2005

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. In UK Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes was in the top 5 hits. Serenity, directed by Joss Whedon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Eldest by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les invincibles. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum or Lego Star Wars.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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Corpse Bride

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson

Country: United States

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Lord of War

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto

Country: United States

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Phantom

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede Nissen

Country: United States

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Harakiri

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Paul Biensfeldt, Lil Dagover, Georg John

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Supernatural

Written by: Eric Kripke

Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States

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Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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How London Was Built

Starring: Adam Hart-Davis

Country: United Kingdom

Wisecrack

Written by: Mike Player, Mike Player

Starring: Margaret Cho

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
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Facts:
  • Nintendo finally reveals the controller for its next generation console on its website. Reactions from gamers are mixed.
  • U.S. President George W. Bush addresses the nation from Jackson Square in New Orleans saying: ampquotWe have witnessed the kind of devastation no citizen of this great and generous nation should ever have to know. We will do what it takes and stay as long as it takes to help New Orleans to return their community and their lives.ampquot He provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) phone number to assist families in reuniting: 877‒568‒3317. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
  • The Clinton Global Initiative is inaugurated in New York.
  • The Supreme court of Israel rejects the opinion of International Court of Justice for the removal of Israeli West Bank barrier, but calls on part of the wall to be re-routed so as not to encroach on Palestinian lands. The world court had called the barrier illegal and ordered the wall be torn down. (Ireland Online)
  • Conflict in Iraq: At least 26 Iraqi police die following two car bombs in the Baghdad. Elsewhere, 3 Shia pilgrims are shot dead by a passenger in a passing car traveling to Karbala, two Iraqi police members are killed near Kirkuk and three civil servants die following an attack on the Ministry of Industry in East Baghdad. (BBC)

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Books

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

Eldest

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With

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Night Tales: Night Shield and Night Moves

By: Nora Roberts

Two reader-favorite stories that show us how love can shine a light through the darkness Night Shield Jonah Blackhawk knows trouble when he sees it, and Ally Fletcher definitely falls into that category.

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Point Blank

By: Catherine Coulter

FBI Agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich face the most explosive case of their careers, pitting them against an unstable villain-with a very long memory.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: action-adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Chuzzle

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, iOS,[1] Android, Online

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Civilization IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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Demon Chaos

Demon Chaos

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Hack and slash, Action

Publisher: Genki, Konami

Lego Star Wars

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, platform

Publisher: LucasArts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Feral Interactive

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