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Friday 26 August 2005

2005-08-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Transporter 2, directed by Louis Leterrier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 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 months ?

Transporter 2

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta

Country: United States

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Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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How London Was Built

Starring: Adam Hart-Davis

Country: United Kingdom

Wisecrack

Written by: Mike Player, Mike Player

Starring: Margaret Cho

Country: United States

Diggnation

Starring: Kevin Rose, Alex Albrecht

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Denis D'Amour: Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (Born 1960).
  • Ed White: Canadian professional wrestler (Born 1949).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.836
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America -- Aug. 22, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10097

Books

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

The Kite Runner

By: Khaled Hosseini

The 10th anniversary edition of the New York Times bestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers.The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is ...

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The Wedding

By: Nicholas Sparks

With The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and his other beloved novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks has given voice to our deepest beliefs about the power of love.

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The Fair Tax Book

By: Neal Boortz, John Linder

Wouldn't you love to abolish the IRS ...Keep all the money in your paycheck ...Pay taxes on what you spend, not what you earn ...And eliminate all the fraud, hassle, and waste of our current system?Then the FairTax is for ...

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson and 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Burnout Revenge

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Caramel Box Yarukibako Caramel Box Yarukibako 2

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, Minigame, Visual novel

Conker: Live & Reloaded

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action, platforming, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Drakengard 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Square Enix; WW Ubisoft

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