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Wednesday 28 June 2006

2006-06-28

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Do I Make You Proud by Taylor Hicks. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Oborona Sevastopolya, directed by Vasili Goncharov, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Oborona Sevastopolya

Directed by: Vasili Goncharov

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • August Hermann: American noted family, the first child of actress Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann.
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Unwin: British WWII fighter ace (Born 1913).
  • Jim Baen: American science fiction publisher and editor (Born 1943).
  • Peter Rawlinson: Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (Born 1919).
  • George Page: American television host (Born 1935).
Facts:
  • Up to 200,000 people in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area of the northeast United States are ordered to evacuate their homes due to the rising level of the Susquehanna River. 46 of 67 of Pennsylvania's counties are under a state of emergency. Extensive flooding is also occurring in surrounding states, including New York, where Governor George Pataki states ampquotThis is the worst flooding by far I’ve seen in my 12 years as governor.ampquot Governor Jon Corzine declares his entire state under
  • An angry mob in Dili, East Timor, attacks a refugee camp as the 2006 East Timor crisis continues. (''Melbourne Age'')
  • Israel launches an offensive into the southern Gaza Strip, following aerial strikes on bridges and electric power installations. Meanwhile, four Israeli war planes fly over the palace of Syria's president Bashar Assad in Latakia, reportedly while he was at the palace. (Reuters)
  • After numerous attempts to revive the film franchise over the past nineteen years, Superman is the central character in a new film from director Bryan Singer entitled ''Superman Returns''.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 2006?

  • Time: Picture of an Indian woman wearing a phone headset
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10359
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.883

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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Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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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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Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armadillo Run

Armadillo Run

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Independent

C-evo

C-evo

Platform: Windows 95 or newer

Genre: 4X turn-based strategy

Commander - Europe at War

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters


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