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Wednesday 2 August 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Cover Of Night by Linda Howard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz! Junior: Jungle Party or Warhammer: Mark of Chaos.
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 ?

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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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


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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 2006 ?

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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  • Mel Gibson is charged with misdemeanor drunken driving and related offences. (CNN)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said that there will be no ceasefire in Lebanon until an international force is deployed in the south of the country. (BBC NEWS)
  • A Syrian-made missile fired from Lebanon lands near the West Bank city of Jenin, causing minor damage. (AHN)
  • A massive Israeli operation is completed near Baalbek. (Haaretz)

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

Cover Of Night

By: Linda Howard

For breathless action, gripping suspense, and intense romance, bestselling author Linda Howard never misses a beat–and her thrilling new novel will have your heart racing.

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Danse Macabre

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

In the thralls of supernatural passion, Anita Blake faces a most human dilemma.

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The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

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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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Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Deep Silver

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Allison (novel series)

Allison (novel series)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: MediaWorks

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