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Tuesday 24 October 2006

2006-10-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Money Maker by Ludacris. 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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Eerie Tales

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Anita Berber, Conrad Veidt, Reinhold Schnzel

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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TCM Underground

Starring: Rob Zombie

Country: United States

Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary

Starring: Matthew Gray Gubler

Country: United States

Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the ''motive clause'', an important part of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act.
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi accuses the Government of Eritrea of jeopardizing regional stability by engaging in a proxy war through its assistance to the Islamic Courts Union in Somalia. Zenawi warns the Ethiopian Parliament that ampquotJihadists are amassing their forces near our borders.ampquot (allAfrica)
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at another record high. (News Limited)
  • Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare formally proposes reducing the role of Australia in the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) in his country at a Pacific leaders forum in Fiji. (ABC News Australia)
  • The European Union announces it plans to assist Kazakhstan in developing nuclear power for ampquotpeaceful purposes.ampquot (NASDAQ)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End

By: Lemony Snicket

Like an off-key violin concert, the Roman Empire, or food poisoning, all things must come to an end. Thankfully, this includes A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket.

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence.

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State of Denial

By: Bob Woodward

"Insurgents and terrorists retain the resources and capabilities to sustain and even increase current level of violence through the next year." This was the secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House in May 2006.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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Atlantis Sky Patrol

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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ATV Offroad Fury Pro

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Bliss Island

Bliss Island

Platform: PC, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Bubble Bobble Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: NA Codemasters; EU Rising Star Games

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