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Friday 16 September 2005

2005-09-16

It was Friday, 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. A History of Violence, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Eldest by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

A History of Violence

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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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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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 16 September 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gordon Gould: American physicist and academic invented the laser (d. 2005).
  • Harry Freedman: Polish-Canadian horn player composer and educator (d. 2005).
Facts:
  • The Camorra organized crime boss Paolo Di Lauro gets arrested in Naples, Italy.
  • Conflict in Iraq: At least 10 people died as a Shia Mosque is bombed in Tuz Khurmatu, Central Iraq. (BBC)
  • Hamas hold a huge prayer rally in the now abandoned Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip, leading thousands of Palestinian Muslims in Friday Prayers (Salat ul Jum'a). (BBC)
  • 87 journalists are arrested at a protest in Nepal. (CTV)
  • The President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, has evoked outrage by suggesting that rape victims in Pakistan are part of a ampquotmoney making concernampquot. (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.Darkness

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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 ?

Blokus Portable: Steambot Championship

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Irem; NA/EU Majesco Games

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Bomberman Land 3

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Brine Lacrosse

Brine Lacrosse

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SkyZone Entertainment

Condemned: Criminal Origins

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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MX vs. ATV

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, OnLive, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Genre: Off-road racing

Publisher: THQ (2005-2013) Nordic Games (2013-present)

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