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Sunday 1 October 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Solomon Twins . In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Fiction, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Charlotte's Web or Dawn of Mana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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The Fountain

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas

Country: United States

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The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 2006 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Solomon Twins: American twins, born to Nadya Suleman who made the news when she gave birth to octuplets.
See other famous people born on 01 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Jerald Tanner: American religious activist (Born 1938).
  • Andre Viger: French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (Born 1952).
  • General elections are held in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BBC)
  • A BBC investigation finds that, before he became Pope, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger enforced the Catholic Church's secret policy on Crimen sollicitationis to cover up child sex abuse cases involving the clergy. (BBC)
  • The Social Democratic Party of Austria has won today's election in Austria. (International Herald Tribune)
  • Georgia-Russia spying dispute:
  • General Elections 2006 in Brazil are taking place.

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Sport Games on 1 October 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Inter : 1 - 1
  • Chievo - Palermo : 0 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Catania : 3 - 0
  • Messina - Livorno : 0 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Waregem : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Standard : 2 - 1
  • Westerlo - Club Brugge : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 October 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Schalke 04 : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 October 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Freiburg : 3 - 1
  • Essen - Braunschweig : 2 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Burghausen : 4 - 1
  • Karlsruhe - Augsburg : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 October 2006

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

The Thirteenth Tale

By: Diane Setterfield

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Readers will feel the magnetic pull of this paean to words, books and the magical power of story.”—People “Eerie and fascinating.”—USA

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Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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World War Z

By: Max Brooks

“The end was near.” —Voices from the Zombie WarThe Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the

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Wins, Losses, And Lessons

By: Lou Holtz

When I die and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. That is the way it should be.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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Charlotte's Web

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Platform: Linux, Windows, Mac

Genre: Arcade Style Shoot-em-up

Publisher: The AForce Project

Bomberman: Act Zero

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Dawn of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

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