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Saturday 26 August 2006

2006-08-26

It was Saturday, 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 London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Babel, directed by Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, 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 ?

Babel

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garca Bernal

Country: United States

Crank

Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Idiocracy

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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Accepted

Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

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 26 August 2006 ?

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:
Facts:
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • EU officials caution that the peacekeeping force in Lebanon will not disarm Hezbollah. Disarming Hezbollah is the responsibility of the Lebanese government and army. (NY Times)
  • The Andover Inn Hotel in Liverpool was hit by a mystery fire in the early hours which led to 100 guests being evacuated. (Sunday Mirror)
  • Chad orders United States' ChevronTexaco and Malaysia's Petronas out of the country for failing to meet tax obligations. Chadian president, Idriss Déby, stated that Chad, whose new national oil company was to partner with an Exxon Mobil-ChevronTexaco-Petronas consortium, will continue to work with US' Exxon Mobil while attempting to ampquotfind a solution with the two other partners.ampquot (BBC)
  • Eyewitnesses claim that Israel bombed a Reuters armored car in Gaza City. Hospital staff say that two cameramen and three bystanders were injured. (Associated Press)

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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

From the author of REVENGE WEARS PRADA, a delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses. Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die ...

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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 ?

Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Platform: BREW, Java ME

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Abandon Mobile

Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Platform: Microsoft Windows Online Game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ValuSoft


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