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Monday 1 May 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gianna Bryant and Mearah O'Neal. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bad Day by Daniel Powter. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted or Marvel: Ultimate Alliance.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti

Country: United States

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Silent Hill

Directed by: Christophe Gans

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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


Starring: Tomokazu Sugita, Rie Kugimiya, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Satsuki Yukino

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 2006 ?

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gianna Bryant: American child of noted parent, professional basketball player Kobe Bryant.
  • Mearah O'Neal: American child of noted father, Shaquille O'Neal and his wife Shaunie, she is the sixth child and third daughter of the couple.
See other famous people born on 01 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Rob Lacey: Christian author (Born 1962).
  • Big Hawk: American rapper (Born 1969).
  • Johnny Paris: American saxophonist (Johnny and the Hurricanes) (Born 1940).
  • The Great American Boycott takes place across the United States as marchers protest for immigration rights.
  • The Puerto Rican government closes the Department of Education and 42 other government agencies due to significant shortages in cash flow.
  • Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association outraged Vatican by planning to ordain another bishop, Liu Xinhong in Anhui Province. On Sunday, China has already ordained Ma Yinglin, not approved by the Holy See, as a bishop in Yunnan. Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen urged the Vatican to stop diplomatic talks with China
  • King Gyanendra of Nepal swears in Girija Prasad Koirala as the new Prime Minister of Nepal. Baburam Bhattarai of the CPN(M) which controls two thirds of the country, states that his party will respect the results of an election to a constituent assembly, so long as these are ampquotfree and fairampquot. (BBC)
  • President of Chad Idriss Déby refuses to delay upcoming presidential elections despite pressure from U.S. diplomat Donald Yamamoto, high ranking Chadian Christian officials, and the head of the Chadian human rights league. However, he announced the Chadian government is negotiating with the United Front for Democratic Change rebel group to avoid violence. (VOA)

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Sport Games on 1 May 2006

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Bochum : 0 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Lorient - Amiens : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Middlesbrough : 0 - 0
  • Sunderland - Arsenal : 0 - 3
  • West Brom - West Ham : 0 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Arezzo - Rimini : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Prior Bad Acts

By: Tami Hoag

New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag returns with a thriller that begins with a shocking crime scene you’ll never forget and follows two relentless detectives on a manhunt that ends in a chilling confrontation with the essence of human ...

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The Templar Legacy

By: Steve Berry

The ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold wealth and absolute power over kings and popes . . . until the Inquisition, when they were wiped from the face of

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Rachael Ray Express Lane Meals

By: Rachael Ra

How to prepare fresh meals quickly. (H, Clarkson Potter)

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Oakdale Confidential

By: Anonymous

This is the novel that everyone in Oakdale is talking about. This is the scandal they can't ignore. It's a major event in Oakdale -- a black-tie gala honoring

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Conflicts

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade combat flight simulator

Publisher: Frogster Interactive

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The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

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Buzz! Junior: Jungle Party

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable Wii PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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