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Friday 1 September 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Fiasco by Thomas E. Ricks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mondenii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Life or Bomberman: Act Zero.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Starring: Andreea Gramosteanu, Mirela Zeta, Mihai Bendeac, Angel Popescu

Country: Romania

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 2006 ?

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
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  • Luxembourg becomes the first country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.
  • AU officials report that Sudan has launched a major offensive in Darfur, a day after it rejected UNSC Resolution 1706, calling for a new 20,000 UN peacekeeping force. Over 20 people are reported dead and 1,000 displaced in clashes which broke earlier in the week. ( AP)
  • Disputed Mexican election: Deputies and senators of the PRD occupy the stage of Congress and prevent President Vicente Fox from delivering his final State of the Nation speech. Fox later addresses the nation on an all-channel telecast. (Washington Post)
  • Category 2 Hurricane John makes landfall near the tip of Baja California at around 7 p.m. PDT (0200 UTC September 2). (CBS)
  • An Iranian passenger jet Tu-154, (Iran Air Flight 945) carrying 148 passengers crashes in Mashad, Iran killing 29 people. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 1 September 2006

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Exeter : 1 - 3
  • Forest Green - Woking : 2 - 3
  • Grays - Burton : 0 - 1
  • Kidderminster - Rushden & D : 0 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • East Fife - East Stirling : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 September 2006
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gillingham - Scunthorpe : 0 - 2
  • Rotherham - Northampton : 1 - 2
  • Swansea - Yeovil : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 September 2006
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Swindon : 0 - 2
  • Darlington - Torquay : 1 - 1
  • Grimsby - Macclesfield : 1 - 1
  • Hartlepool - Boston : 2 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.894
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - September, 2006


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


By: Thomas E. Ricks

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of Time's 10 Best Books of the YearUSA Today's Nonfiction Book of the YearA New

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By: Robin Cook

Shocked and humiliated by a medical malpractice lawsuit that compromises everything he has worked for, devoted physician Craig Bowman receives help from his estranged brother-in-law, medical examiner Jack Stapleton, who discovers a Pandora's box of trouble after exhuming the body ...

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I Feel Bad About My Neck

By: Nora Ephron

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

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Bomberman: Act Zero

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Castle of Shikigami III

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (ARC); JP Cyberfront Corporation (WIN); JP Arc System Works (X360, Wii); NA Aksys Games (Wii)

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