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Tuesday 1 August 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bailey Rath . In that special week of August 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. Step Up, directed by Anne Fletcher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ankh: Heart of Osiris or Climate Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bailey Rath: Australian unusual birth, he was born with a tumor on his spine that weighed more than he did.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Iris Marion Young: American feminist and political scientist (Born 1949).
  • Jason Rhoades: American installation artist (Born 1965).
  • Bob Thaves: American cartoonist Frank and Ernest (comic strip) (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • El Paso, Texas is hit by heavy, intense rain, causing much flooding and making the Rio Grande overflow its banks, reaching levels not seen in over 50 years. Roads are destroyed, dirt and rocks litter the streets. The West and Northeast sides are most heavily hit. Ciudad Juárez, across the United States-Mexico border is also devastated. (El Paso Times)
  • Tropical Storm Chris forms east of the Lesser Antilles, prompting the issuance of tropical storm warnings for ten islands as well as tropical storm watches for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (National Hurricane Center)
  • There is major outcry in Iran following death of democracy activist Akbar Mohammadi in Evin Prison. Mohammadi was condemned to death for his role in the 1999 student protests at Tehran University. He had been on a hunger strike for more than a week, protesting the refusal by the Islamic Regime to allow him to seek proper medical treatment for life threatening injuries suffered as a result of torture. Reportedly he was beaten severely by prison guards the night of his death. (Guardian)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict
  • The Battle of Ayta al-Sha`b rages, with multiple Israeli casualties. (Yedioth Ahronoth)

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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Pegasus Descending

By: James Lee Burke

When a nice young woman named Trish Klein blows into Louisiana passing hundred-dollar bills in local casinos, detective Dave Robicheaux senses a storm bearing down on his new life of contentment....Twenty-five

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ankh: Heart of Osiris

Platform: PC (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows)

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: BHV Software

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DarkStar One

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: CDV Software, Kalypso Media

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Birth of America

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: AGEOD

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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Quickspot

Quickspot

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai/Nintendo (Korea Version)


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