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Sunday 17 September 2006

2006-09-17

It was Sunday, 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 SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits. The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while 6 Rainier Drive by Debbie Macomber 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 Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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Babel

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garca Bernal

Country: United States

Crank

Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Idiocracy

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Scuba Bob's Ocean Quest

Starring: Robert Knapick, Abigail Kinslow, Lauren Kinslow

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • India Tanovic: French-born child of noted director, Danis Tanovic.
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Facts:
  • Fourpeaked Mountain in Alaska erupts, marking the first eruption for the long-dormant volcano in at least 10,000 years.
  • Five basketball players at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are shot on campus after they tried to calm a disturbed man at a dance in the Student Union. Three of the five are hospitalized, with one in critical condition. (ESPN)
  • Recent expeditions by Conservation International and the government of Indonesia revealed a ampquotLost Worldampquot of nearly 60 new species near Bird's Head Seascape of the Coral Triangle. The species include a ampquotwalking sharkampquot, 20 new corals, 8 shrimp species, and 24 new fish species including one that can ampquotflashampquot colors. (ABC)
  • The Associated Press claims that Bilal Hussein, an AP photographer and Iraqi citizen, has been held for five months in a United States military prison without charges against him. AP claims they tried to have Hussein released quietly, but when that failed, they went public. (MSNBC)
  • Pope Benedict XVI states that he is ampquotdeeply sorryampquot about the angry reaction from his comments and says that his remarks came from a text that didn't reflect his personal opinion. (BBC - full text of apology)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.897
  • Time: A picture of an eagle atop the Chrysler Building looking towards the World Trade Center at sunset
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10460

Books

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

6 Rainier Drive

By: Debbie Macomber

6 Rainier Drive Cedar Cove, Washington Dear Reader, As you may have heard, we've recently had quite a shock. My husband, Seth, and I lost our business, The Lighthouse restaurant -- to arson.

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The Camel Club

By: David Baldacci

Welcome to THE CAMEL CLUB.Existing at the fringes of Washington, D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man known as "Oliver Stone," they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover ...

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To Distraction

By: Stephanie Laurens

The gentlemen of the Bastion Club have proven their courage while fighting England's enemies, but nothing has prepared them for dealing with that most formidable of challenges: the opposite sex.Deverell,

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Rise And Shine

By: Anna Quindlen

From Anna Quindlen, acclaimed author of Blessings, Black and Blue, and One True Thing, a superb novel about two sisters, the true meaning of success, and the qualities in life that matter most.It’s

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Idea Factory Nippon Ichi Software Ghostlight

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After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), iOS, Android

Genre: Combat flight simulator, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Air Conflicts

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade combat flight simulator

Publisher: Frogster Interactive

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Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

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Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation Portable; Xbox; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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