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Friday 27 October 2006

2006-10-27

It was Friday, 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

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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 ?

We Need Girlfriends

Starring: Evan Bass, Patrick Cohen, Seth Kirschner

Country: United States

America's Game: The Superbowl Champions

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ben Roethlisberger, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 27 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Brad Will: American anarchist and journalist (Born 1970).
  • Jozsef Gregor: Hungarian opera singer (Born 1940).
  • Reko Lundan: Finnish writer (Born 1969).
  • Marlin McKeever: American football player (Born 1940).
  • Joe Niekro: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played for the Chicago Cubs (1967–1969), San Diego Padres (1969), Detroit Tigers (1970–1972), Atlanta Braves (1973–1974), Houston Astros (1975–1985), New York Yankees (1985–1987), and the Minnesota Twins (1987–1988), with whom he won a World Series championship.
Facts:
  • Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta assembly line.
  • At the Busch Stadium, the Saint Louis Cardinals beat the heavily favored Detroit Tigers, 4-2, in Game 5 of the Fall Classic to win the 2006 World Series of baseball. The Cardinals, who lost ten of their last 14 regular season games, won less games than any World Series champion in baseball history.
  • Australia's senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Taj El-Din Hilaly is barred from preaching for three months after his controversial speech comparing women who did not wear the hijab to ampquotuncovered meatampquot. (BBC)
  • A judge orders the arrest of former President of Chile Augusto Pinochet for torture, murder and kidnapping (Villa Grimaldi case) in the early years of his regime, from 1973 to 1990. (ABC News Australia)
  • Washington D.C.-area sniper Lee Boyd Malvo admitted that he and partner John Allen Muhammad were responsible for the 2002 murder of a 60-year-old man on a Tucson golf course, police claim. (AP via KPHO)

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Kiss for the Petals

A Kiss for the Petals

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Eroge, yuri, visual novel

Publisher: MangaGamer; St. Michael Girls' School; Yurin Yurin

Atsumare! Power Pro Kun no DS Koushien

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

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Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Platform: BREW, Java ME

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Abandon Mobile


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