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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 Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings by Tyler Perry 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 A-VCS-tec Challenge or Bomberman Land Touch!.
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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 4 May 2006 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Sport Games on 4 May 2006

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Santander - Real Madrid : 2 - 3
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man City - Arsenal : 1 - 3
  • Sunderland - Fulham : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings

By: Tyler Perry

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion, and Madea's Witness Protection, it's that

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Prior Bad Acts

By: Tami Hoag

New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag returns with a thriller that begins with a shocking crime scene you’ll never forget and follows two relentless detectives on a manhunt that ends in a chilling confrontation with the essence of human ...

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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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Marriage Most Scandalous

By: Johanna Lindse

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-VCS-tec Challenge

A-VCS-tec Challenge

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: AtariAge

College Hoops 2K7

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

Genre: Basketball, Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Suite

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Bomberman Land Touch!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Party

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games; AUS Red Ant Enterprises

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Classic British Motor Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bold Games

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