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Friday 23 June 2006

2006-06-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. 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. The Devil Wears Prada, directed by David Frankel, 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 ?

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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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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Click

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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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 23 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Facts:
  • In Miami, Florida, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests seven men, accusing them of planning to bomb the Sears Tower and other attacks in Miami.
  • Human Rights Watch estimates that several hundred civilians in eastern Chad have been massacred by Sudanese Janjaweed and UFDC attacks in the past week alone. HRW also accuses the Government of Sudan of using child soldiers. HRW Africa Director Peter Takirambudde refers to the attacks as ampquothavoc,ampquot and that civilians ampquotare trapped between the carnage in Darfur and Chad's downward spiral into chaos.ampquot (CNN)
  • Director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering III, stated that he is ampquotvery confidentampquot any North Korean missile headed towards the United States would be destroyed mid-flight by interceptor missiles if approved by the President. (Associated Press)
  • U.S. President George W. Bush has issued an executive order stating that he will limit taking of private property by the federal government and that it must ampquotbenefit... the general public...and not merely for the purpose of economic interest of private properties...ampquot (White House Press Release)
  • Saddam Hussein has ended a brief hunger strike, after missing one meal in his prison. He did this in protest of the killing of one of his lawyers. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.883
  • Time: A picture of Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, crossed out by a red X
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10358

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 ?

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

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Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; NA NIS America; AUS THQ; EU Koei

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Death Jr. II: Root of Evil

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Konami Eidos (Wii)

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North American box cover

North American box cover

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games


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