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Saturday 5 August 2006

It was Saturday, 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 Angels Fall by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Frog Racer 2 or Bode Miller Alpine Skiing.
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 ?

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trawlermen

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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Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Susan Butcher: American dog sled racer, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Alaskan Dog Race, a grueling competitive event.
Facts:
  • Iran bans Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi's Defenders of Human Rights Center on the grounds that the human rights organization did not have a permit from the Interior Ministry. According to Iranian law, to form a nongovernmental organization, one does not need a permit. (AFP)
  • The Republic of China (Taiwan) severs diplomatic relations with Chad reducing the number of countries maintaining official relations with it to 24. The ROC foreign ministry cited Chad's intention to establish relations with the People's Republic of China as the reason. (AP)
  • Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi calls for the ampquotformation of an international investigation committee to probe the ongoing atrocities of the Zionist regime in Lebanon, and to prosecute and punish the ones responsible for these catastrophes.ampquot (AFP)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • The US and France have agreed on the wording of a UN resolution to end the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah. (BBC NEWS)

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Sport Games on 5 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Germinal : 1 - 0
  • Bergen - St Truiden : 2 - 0
  • Beveren - Westerlo : 0 - 3
  • Cercle Brugge - Lokeren : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 August 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Valenciennes : 1 - 1
  • Bordeaux - Toulouse : 2 - 0
  • Le Mans - Nice : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Troyes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Cardiff : 1 - 2
  • Birmingham - Colchester : 2 - 1
  • Burnley - QPR : 2 - 0
  • Ipswich - Crystal Palace : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 5 August 2006
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Ross County : 0 - 2
  • Dundee - Partick : 0 - 1
  • Gretna - Hamilton : 6 - 0
  • Livingston - Queen of Sth : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 August 2006

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2006?

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

Books

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

Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven

By: Fannie Flagg

Combining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a

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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black & White 2: Battle of the Gods

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, God game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brothers in Arms: D-Day

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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The Conveni 200X

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Hamster

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Crazy Frog Racer 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games

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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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