Sunday 22 October 2006
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake.
In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End by Lemony Snicket was one of the best selling books.
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- Arthur Hill: Saskatchewan, Canada -- Actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter).
- A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.
- Tropical Storm Paul is upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane and is threatening Baja California. (Reuters Alertnet)
- Mohammed Shahadeh, leader of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip Bureij refugee camp, is shot to death outside his home. Fatah officials accuse members of Hamas of being behind the assassination. (BBC News)
- Alberto Fernandez, Director of Office of Press and Public Diplomacy in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the United States Department of State, apologises for saying the United States Government has shown ampquotarrogance and stupidityampquot in Iraq. (New York Times)
- Iraqi insurgency:
- Gunmen kill 15 police recruits and wound 25 south of the city of Baqouba in Iraq. (AP via ABC News America)
- Michael Schumacher, seven times Formula One World Champion, retires from the sport. (Canada.com)
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