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Tuesday 3 October 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Fiction, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while State Of Emergency by Patrick J. Buchanan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Custom Robo Arena or Race Driver 2006.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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The Fountain

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas

Country: United States

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The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 2006 ?

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  • Viktor Khristenko, the Russian Industry and Energy Minister, and Baktykozha Izmukhambetov, the Kazakh Energy and Mineral Resources' Minister, sign an intergovernmental agreement creating a joint venture to process gas from the Karachaganak field in West Kazakhstan. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the agreement was the solution to ampquotthe energy problems of key partners, including those in Western Europe.ampquot (Interfax)
  • The United States National Labor Relations Board determines that workers normally assigned as shift supervisors should not be covered by a federal law ensuring a right to union membership. (AP via Houston Chronicle)
  • EADS delays delivery of the Airbus A380 jet for the third time in 16 months, due to wiring problems, with the first plane now expected in late 2007. (Bloomberg)
  • North Korea announces plans to conduct a nuclear test. (BBC)
  • United States scientists John C. Mather and George Smoot win the Nobel Prize in physics for research into cosmic microwave background radiation that helps explain the origins of galaxies and stars. (Bloomberg)

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Sport Games on 3 October 2006

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Tamworth : 3 - 3
  • Burton - Crawley Town : 2 - 1
  • Cambridge - Altrincham : 2 - 2
  • Grays - Exeter : 2 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

State Of Emergency

By: Patrick J. Buchanan

"The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become

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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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A Spot Of Bother

By: Mark Haddon

A Washington Post Best Book of the YearA Spot of Bother is Mark Haddon’s unforgettable follow-up to the internationally beloved bestseller The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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The Confession

By: James E. McGreevey

In August 2004, Governor James E. McGreevey of New Jersey made history when he stepped before microphones, declared "My truth is that I am a gay American," and announced his resignation.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baten Kaitos Origins

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

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Custom Robo Arena

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

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