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Thursday 17 August 2006

2006-08-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Accepted

Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom

Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 August
Facts:
  • North Korea: According to ABC News, a ampquotsenior State Department officialampquot says that ampquotIt is the view of the intelligence community that a (nuclear) test is a real possibility,ampquot and says that they have seen ampquotsuspicious vehicle movementampquot at a suspected nuclear test site. However, according to Reuters, a United States official said that ampquotWe have no new evidence to support that.ampquot Also according to the Associated Press, the White House said that any
  • United States district court judge Williams Alsup orders Greg Anderson, the personal trainer of Barry Bonds to testify before a Grand Jury about use of steroids by athletes. (Bloomberg)
  • US District judge Anna Diggs Taylor orders the NSA warrantless surveillance program be shut down as unconstitutional. (MSNBC)
  • Thai police claim that John Mark Karr has confessed to the murder of JonBenét Ramsey. Karr tells reporters after the press conference that he was with the child when she died but didn't mean to kill her. (CBS)
  • Lebanese troops deploy south of the Litani River in Lebanon as part of the ceasefire agreement (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Picture of a car on fire in Iraq
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10434
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.890

Books

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

Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

The sequel you’ve been waiting for: the follow-up to the sensational #1 bestseller The Devil Wears Prada.Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a ...

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Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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Phantom

By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; NA NIS America; AUS THQ; EU Koei

Baten Kaitos Origins

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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