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Tuesday 2 May 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner 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 Wii Sports or Asphalt 3: Street Rules.
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 ?

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 2 May 2006 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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  • Nepal's new cabinet is unveiled. (New York Times)
  • German hostages René Bräunlich and Thomas Nitzschke are freed. Both were taken hostage in Iraq on January 24, 2006. (BBC)
  • Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi officially hands in his resignation to President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. Berlusconi was defeated by Romano Prodi in the April 9-10 elections, but Ciampi has asked him to remain in office, ampquotfor the handling of current affairsampquot. ''(Corriere)''
  • Newly elected President Evo Morales orders the nationalization of Bolivia's gas industry. This process is a result of his plan to nationalize major industries, he said in his election campaign. Further nationalizations are planned in forestry and mining. (BBC)
  • The thieves of the famous Edvard Munch paintings ''The Scream ''and ''Madonna'' are sentenced to four and eight years in prison. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 2 May 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Hamburg : 0 - 1
  • Hannover - Dortmund : 1 - 2
  • Hertha - Leverkusen : 1 - 5
  • Nurnberg - M'gladbach : 5 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 May 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Siegen : 3 - 0
  • Burghausen - Paderborn : 5 - 1
  • Saarbrucken - Offenbach : 0 - 4
  • Unterhaching - Munich 1860 : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 May 2006
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Rochdale - Carlisle : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 May 2006
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Chelsea : 1 - 0
  • Dundee United - Dunfermline : 0 - 1
  • Hibernian - Rangers : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 May 2006

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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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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The Tenth Circle

By: Jodi Picoult

New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult shares a powerful novel about the unbreakable bond between parent and child, the temptation to play God, and the dangerous repercussions.Fourteen-year-old

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Dark Harbor

By: Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods's newest bestseller, Dark Harbor, brings us the perfect mix of sexy intrigue and swift suspense that have earned him legions of fans over the years.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Ant Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Midway Games

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The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

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Anno 1701

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-Building Game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

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Birth of America

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: AGEOD

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Dead or Alive Xtreme 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, casino

Publisher: Tecmo

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