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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 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 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 Backyard Basketball 2007 or Buku Sudoku.
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 months ?

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

It's Not Easy Being Green

Starring: Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge, Brigit Strawbridge, Charlotte Strawbridge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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

Two Little Girls In Blue

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In this riveting thriller from Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.When

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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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Marriage Most Scandalous

By: Johanna Lindse

Romance: Marriage of convenience turns out to be passionate. (P, Pocket)

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Rachael Ray Express Lane Meals

By: Rachael Ra

How to prepare fresh meals quickly. (H, Clarkson Potter)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Cabela's African Safari

Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Hunting

Publisher: Activision Value

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Tetris DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Backyard Basketball 2007

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube (Cancelled) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Atari

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Buku Sudoku

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merscom

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