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Monday 17 July 2006

2006-07-17

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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Oborona Sevastopolya

Directed by: Vasili Goncharov

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Brown: Scottish noted family member, the son of Gordon Brown and his wife Sarah.
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Facts:
  • Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' lands successfully on Runway 33 at the Shuttle Landing Facility of the Kennedy Space Center, ending a 13-day mission to the International Space Station. (BBC)
  • In the United Kingdom, the Crown Prosecution Service announce that police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes in the aftermath of the attempted bombings of London on July 21, 2005 will not face criminal charges, although the Metropolitan Police Service is to be prosecuted under the Health and Safety at Work Act. (BBC)
  • A 7.7 Mampsubampwamp/subamp earthquake off the coast of Indonesia causes a tsunami to crash into Java, causing significant property damage and killing over 100 people. Concern is raised over lack of a warning system for the south coast despite warnings from international agencies. (CBS News)
  • At least 40 Iraqis are killed and dozens injured in the town of Mahmoudiya south of Baghdad in an insurgent attack. (BBC)
  • Kofi Annan states that he is working with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to deploy an armed force in the Middle East to quell the escalation of conflict between Israel, Palestinian insurgents and Hezbollah. Tony Blair supports the plan. (Bloomberg)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cowboy hat, bearing presidential seal, with two small feet emerging
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10377
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.886

Books

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

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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Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed ...

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Danse Macabre

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

In the thralls of supernatural passion, Anita Blake faces a most human dilemma.

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On the Way to the Wedding

By: Julia Quinn

A funny thing happened...Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Conflicts

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade combat flight simulator

Publisher: Frogster Interactive

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AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

AND 1 Streetball

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Mobile phone

Genre: Sports, Basketball

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Backyard Basketball 2007

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube (Cancelled) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Atari

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Dawn of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

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