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Thursday 4 May 2006

It was Thursday, 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 Bode Miller Alpine Skiing or Gears of War.
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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 4 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
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Facts:
  • A large meteor shower crosses over El Paso, Texas, USA.
  • Violence continues during the police raids of San Salvador Atenco, Mexico.
  • Manasseh Sogavare is elected Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, following Snyder Rini's brief period in office. Sogavare was previously prime minister from 2000 to 2001. (ABC)
  • In Israel, a new Cabinet under Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sworn in. (BBC)
  • A tsunami warning was issued for Fiji and New Zealand following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Tonga which occurred at 15:26 UTC (04:26 May 4, local time). The warning was canceled when it was found that the earthquake did not produce a tsunami. (Pacific Tsunami Warning Center)

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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 ?

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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bit Generations

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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College Hoops 2K7

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Basketball, Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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