Saturday 29 July 2006
It was Saturday, 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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- 2006 Israel-Lebanon Conflict:
- Israel rejects a UN call for a truce. (BBC)
- The IDF leaves the Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil, thus ending the Battle of Bint Jbeil. 8 Israeli soldiers and 50-70 Hezbollah militants were killed in Bint Jbeil. (Ynet)
- An oil well explosion at the Pertamina-PetroChina oil refinery complex at Bojonegoro in East Java province of Indonesia leads to 150 people being treated at hospital and 6,000 people fleeing nearby villages. At this stage, there is no news of casualties. (Hindustan Times)
- Somali Premier Ali Mohammed Ghedi alleges that Libya, Egypt, and Iran are supplying the Islamic Courts Union with weaponry. (AP v. Yahoo)
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