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Sunday 20 August 2006

2006-08-20

It was Sunday, 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 20 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • With nearly all votes counted, the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo heads toward a run-off election after neither candidate wins a fifty percent majority. Full provisional results show Joseph Kabila with 44.81 percent of the vote, to Jean-Pierre Bemba's 20.03 percent. There have been reports of automatic gunfire, and MLC representatives accused Kabila's Republican Guard of killing one of its men and injuring three policemen. (SBS)
  • Taliban insurgency: More than 90 die in heavy fighting this weekend in Afghanistan. (AFP)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed deep concern over Saturday's Israeli commando raid deep inside Lebanon, calling it a truce violation. (Al Jazeera)
  • The Lebanese government vowed on Sunday to crush any attempt on the Lebanese side to breach the ceasefire. (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

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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Judge & Jury

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante is closing in on notorious mob boss The Electrician, when the scheduled sting goes spectacularly awry. Two FBI agents are dead, the boss is wounded, and Pellisante vows the Electrician's next move will be from ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assault Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online, Konami (PSN)

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American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, Third person shooter

Publisher: The Mauretania Import Export Company

Blackwell

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Dawn of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

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