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Tuesday 30 May 2006

2006-05-30

It was Tuesday, 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 Ridin' by Chamillionaire. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, directed by Justin Lin, 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 in the last months ?

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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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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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 30 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Sterling: Newcastle, Pennsylvania -- Actor (George Kirby-Adventures of Topper).
  • David Lloyd: New Zealand biologist (Born 1938).
Facts:
  • A motion to vote on a bill opening the Three Links between mainland China and Taiwan is defeated for the third time in the Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China when a Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker tries to eat the written cloture motion. The opposition Pan-Blue Coalition controls the legislature and would have likely passed the bill. (ChinaPost)
  • British mobile phone operator Vodafone posts the largest annual loss in British corporate history ndash £21.8 billion ndash as it writes down the value of company purchases made mainly in Germany in the years up to 2000. (Guardian)
  • The board of the Engelhard Corporation agreed to a takeover by BASF. BASF will become the world's largest manufacturer of catalytic converters. BASF will pay USD 5.0 billion for Engelhard, which translates to $39 per share. (BBC)
  • Seven United Nations peacekeepers are taken hostage by the Nationalist and Integrationist Front militia of Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (BBC)
  • The European Court of Justice rules illegal an EU-US agreement to pass airline passenger data to the US authorities, as it does not ensure privacy protection for European passengers. (Guardian)

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

  • Time: They criticized the war and were labeled unpatriotic. Now The Dixie Chicks are back, betting their c
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10354
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.878

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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Two Little Girls In Blue

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In this riveting thriller from Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angels Online / Angel Love Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3

Genre: MMORPG

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Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Da Capo II

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus Kadokawa Shoten (PS2, PSP) NA MangaGamer (PC)

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Lego Star Wars II Mobile

Platform: J2ME

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ Wireless

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