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Sunday 18 June 2006

2006-06-18

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zaria : Dutch royalty, born to Dutch Princess Mabel, wife of Prince Johan-Friso of Orange-Nassau (the Netherlands).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The ''Washington Post'' reveals that the current United States administration turned down an Iranian attempt to settle disagreements about recognizing the right of existence of Israel and alleged Iranian support of terrorism in 2003. (Washington Post)
  • According to an investigative report by Ron Suskind, Al-Qaeda was 45 days from launching a gas attack on the New York City subway when it was called off by Osama bin Laden's second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahri, in 2003. (MSNBC)
  • The people of Catalonia accept the proposed changes to the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, notably a change that would define Catalonia as a nation. (CBC)
  • The Israeli town of Sderot shuts down for 24 hours in protest of continuing Qassam rocket attacks. More than six hundred Qassam rockets were launched against Israeli towns since Israel's disengagement from the Gaza Strip, a hundred of which in the past week. One rocket left parts of Sderot without electricity for several hours this morning. (IHT).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.882
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10357
  • Time: Three images from Iraq, including a mourning Iraqi family member, a soldier holding his head and an

Books

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

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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Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A sharp, witty and hugely entertaining novel, The Devil Wears Prada has become a generation-defining bestselling classic. Welcome to the dollhouse, baby! When aspiring journalist Andrea first sets foot in the plush Manhattan offices of Runway she knows nothing.

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Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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ARMA: Armed Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games Atari

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The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

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Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Platform: Wii

Publisher: JP Banpresto; SPA 505 Games

Spider-Man: Battle for New York

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, mobile phone

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Activision

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