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Monday 16 October 2006

2006-10-16

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. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while State of Denial by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
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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 16 October 2006 ?

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Facts:
  • Hawaii Earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocks Hawaii, causing property damage, injuries, landslides, power outages, and the closure of Honolulu International Airport.
  • UN Security Council election: The United Nations General Assembly elects Belgium, Indonesia, Italy and South Africa to two-year terms on the Security Council, commencing 1 January 2007. The fifth seat remains deadlocked after ten rounds of voting between Guatemala and Venezuela and may be thrown open to other candidates from Latin America and the Caribbean. (BBC)
  • United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan condemns movement by Eritrea of 1,500 troops and 14 tanks into the UNMEE-monitored Temporary Security Zone with Ethiopia as a ampquotmajor breachampquot of the ceasefire agreement that ended the Eritrean-Ethiopian War. (ABC News)
  • 2006 North Korean nuclear test: The United States confirms that North Korea conducted a nuclear test on October 9, 2006. (FOX News)
  • The government of Sudan and the Eastern Front rebels sign a peace treaty in Asmara, Eritrea. (IRIN)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of an elephant's backside
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10514
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.901902

Books

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

State of Denial

By: Bob Woodward

"Insurgents and terrorists retain the resources and capabilities to sustain and even increase current level of violence through the next year." This was the secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House in May 2006.

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Dance of the Gods

By: Nora Roberts

Combining elements of the supernatural with gripping suspense and seduction, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the second novel in her Circle Trilogy… He saw where the earth was scorched, where it was trampled.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Mary, Mary

By: James Patterson

Somebody is murdering Hollywood's A-list. Her calling card: "You've got mail." On a family vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross is asked to investigate the shooting of a top actress and an e-mail sent to the Los Angeles Times with shocking ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ATV Offroad Fury Pro

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Avatar: The Last Airbender

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: THQ

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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Platform: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, arcade

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Bullet Witch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter Action

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive; NA Atari; EU Atari; AUS Codemasters

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Cloning Clyde

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), Windows (Steam)

Genre: Side-scroller, Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft

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