Friday 28 July 2006
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, directed by Larry Charles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Angels Fall by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 July 2006 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
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- Patrick Allen: British actor and voice actor (Born 1927).
- Six people are shot, one fatally, at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in the U.S. state of Washington in a religiously-motivated killing spree. The killer identified himself as a Muslim American who was angry over the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. (''Associated Press'')
- Iran's nuclear program:
- The UN Security Council approves a resolution to give Iran until the end of August to suspend uranium enrichment or face the threat of sanctions. (Reuters)
- A U.S. jury convicts four members of the Aryan Brotherhood on charges of murder, racketeering and conspiracy in a federal case aiming to dismantle the white-supremacist group. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
- A U.S. federal appeals court upholds the conviction and 25 year sentence of former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers for fraud. (USA Today)
- Coroners in the U.S. state of California estimate the death toll from the current heat wave at at least 123. (AP News Alert)
- An explosion at a fluorine plant in China's Jiangsu Province kills 12 people and leads to the evacuation of 7,000 people. (Deutsche Presse-Agentur)
- 2006 Kodori crisis: both Georgia and Abkhazia threaten war over the dispute. (civil.ge)
- The United States should immediately close all secret detention facilities used in its campaign against terror groups, the UN Human Rights Committee has said. (BBC NEWS)
- The first World Outgames are held in Montreal, Canada. Outgames co-president and Canadian Olympian, Mark Tewksbury, states that the event will ampquotbridge the gap between the gay sport movement and the traditional sport movement.ampquot (CTV NEWS)
- 2006 Israel-Lebanon Conflict:
- Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is reported to have taken refuge in the Iranian Embassy in Beirut. (Washington-Times)
- 15 Hezbollah militants are killed while fighting in Bint Jbeil. (YNET NEWS)
- Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Operation Summer Rains):
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