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Friday 4 August 2006

It was Friday, 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 Godless by Ann Coulter 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!: The Sports Quiz or Dave Mirra BMX Challenge.
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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 4 August 2006 ?

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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  • A massacre, is carried out by Sri Lankan government forces, killing 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF).
  • The Domesday Book, the 920-year-old census record of England under William the Conqueror, goes online. (Reuters)
  • Viktor Yanukovych became Prime minister of Ukraine.
  • Lord's Resistance Army second-in-command Vincent Otti declares an immediate, unilateral ceasefire in the rebel group's 20-year insurgency against the government of Uganda. (BBC)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:

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Sport Games on 4 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Charleroi : 1 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Strasbourg : 1 - 0
  • Bastia - Reims : 1 - 0
  • Brest - Libourne : 2 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Le Havre : 2 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Lyon : 1 - 3
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Ankaraspor - Galatasaray : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.889
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - August, 2006


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


By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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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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By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Classic British Motor Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bold Games

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CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person action role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: NA Crave Entertainment; EU Oxygen Interactive (PSP); EU 505 Games (Wii)

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