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Friday 18 August 2006

2006-08-18

It was Friday, 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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Old Newspapers

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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 18 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ford Motor Company will idle 10 plants in North America temporarily as it slashes production by 21%. (CNN Money)
  • Australia: The first person convicted under new anti-terrorism laws has been acquitted on appeal. Jack Thomas was convicted in March on two counts of receiving funds from a terrorist network and for carrying a falsified passport. According to ABC News his 5-year sentence was today quashed by the Victorian Court of Appeal, which ruled information obtained during an interview with Australian Federal Police Officers in Pakistan, conducted without legal representation and under threat of torture,
  • North Korea:
  • South Korea said Friday it has no clear evidence that North Korea is preparing for a nuclear test. (CTV NEWS)
  • President Bush pressed participants in six-party talks to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.891892
  • Time: Picture of a car on fire in Iraq
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10434

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 ?

Call of Duty 3

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Lego Star Wars II Mobile

Platform: J2ME

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ Wireless

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Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Deep Silver

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