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Friday 2 June 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ridin' by Chamillionaire. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, directed by Justin Lin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Omnivore'S Dilemma by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vanity High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deal or No Deal or ARMA.
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 30 days ?

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

Summer in America

Starring: Tom George, Rachana Nair, Ambika, Sush Nayar

Country: India

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fun Taiwan

Starring: Janet Hsieh

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 June
Famous Deaths:
  • Keith Smith: English rugby player (Born 1952).
  • Vince Welnick: American keyboard player (Grateful Dead The Tubes and Missing Man Formation) (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • A fireball is reported crossing Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Canada, estimated to be 20 miles above the Earth's surface. A sonic boom is heard over Minnesota.
  • The UK ''Independent'' newspaper reports that a great-grandson of Apache leader Geronimo has appealed to US President Bush to help recover the remains of his famous relative. The remains were purportedly stolen over 90 years ago by a group of students including the President's grandfather, and employed in ceremonies by Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale University. (Newwest.net)
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., writing in ''Rolling Stone'' magazine, accuses George W. Bush and his Republican Party of widespread voting fraud during the 2004 Presidential Election. (Editor and Publisher)
  • China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States propose a set of incentives and possible sanctions in an effort to encourage Iran to suspend or abandon its plans of nuclear development. (Washington Post)
  • Female genital cutting is found to increase infant mortality and childbirth complications. (WHO)

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Books

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

The Omnivore'S Dilemma

By: Michael Pollan

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the YearWinner of the James Beard AwardAuthor of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesToday, buffeted by one

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Freakonomics

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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Full Of Grace

By: Dorothea Benton Frank

The move from New Jersey to Hilton Head, South Carolina, wasn't easy for the Russo family—difficult enough for Big Al and Connie, but even harder for their daughter Maria Graziella, who

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Crime Beat

By: Michael Connelly

Before Michael Connelly became a novelist, he was a crime reporter, covering the detectives who worked the homicide beat. In these vivid, hard-hitting pieces, Connelly leads the reader past the yellow

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Company of Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (Initial) Sega (Online services: 2013-)

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Deal or No Deal

Platform: DVD player, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, Windows

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Mindscape (EU, PC/NDS) DSI Games (NA, NDS/GBA) Imagination Entertainment (DVD) Global Star Software (NA, PC) Zoo Games (Wii)

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Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

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North American box cover

North American box cover

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

ARMA

Platform: Microsoft Windows Android iOS

Genre: Military simulation, tactical shooter

Publisher: Primary Bohemia Interactive

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