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Saturday 27 May 2006

2006-05-27

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.
  • A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes central Java in Indonesia, killing more than 6,000, injuring at least 36,000 and leaving some 1.5 million people homeless.
  • Tropical Storm Aletta forms south-southwest of the Mexican port of Acapulco, marking the first storm of the 2006 Pacific hurricane season. (NHC)
  • Myanmar extends the house arrest detention of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for another year, amid continued pressure from the U.N. for her release. (BBC)
  • Over 70 participants in a banned gay pride parade are detained in Moscow. Amongst them are organizers and members of European Parliament. German parliamentary member Volker Beck is punched in the face and arrested by police. Moscow's mayor, Yuriy Luzhkov banned the march, saying ampquothomosexuality is unnatural.ampquot (CNN)

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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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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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Mayflower

By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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Velocity

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, Third person shooter

Publisher: The Mauretania Import Export Company

Card Game 9

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Traditional game

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Championship Manager 2006

Platform: PC, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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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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