Thursday 6 April 2006

US date format: 4/6/2006, UK date format: 6/4/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bad Day by Daniel Powter. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Scary Movie 4, directed by David Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Countdown by Iris Johansen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters or Contact.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Scary Movie 4

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman

Country: United States of America

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Abominable

Directed by: Ryan Schifrin

Starring: Matt McCoy, Haley Joel, Christien Tinsley, Karin Anna Cheung

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The Last Drop

Directed by: Colin Teague

Starring: Laurence Fox, Louis Dempsey, Lucy Gaskell, Coral Beed

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Raising Jeffrey Dahmer

Directed by: Rich Ambler

Starring: Bo Svenson, Scott Cordes, Cathy Barnett, Rusty Sneary

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Triad Election

Directed by: Johnnie To

Starring: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Ka Tung Lam

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TV Series

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

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Sable noir

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Conviction

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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Tierra de Pasiones

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

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Lotte

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
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Facts:
  • Health experts announce that a dead swan found in Scotland has tested positive for bird flu. (BBC). It has been further confirmed that the bird had the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus (Bloomberg). Scotland and the UK confirm H5N1 virus, but say a GB-wide poultry housing requirement would be "disproportionate." (Farmers Weekly).
  • The Parliament of New Zealand passes a bill that on receiving Royal Assent will make New Zealand Sign Language the third official language of New Zealand, alongside English and Māori. (TVNZ)
  • Israeli police arrest and release Khaled Abu Arafa, minister of Jerusalem affairs in the new Hamas-led government of the Palestinian Authority. (Associated Press)
  • Palaeontologists announce the discovery of the Tiktaalik genus, an important fossil link between fish and land animals. (BBC)(Guardian)(New York Times)
  • Orthodox Jews in Boro Park in New York City continue to protest after a 75-year-old Hasidic man was beaten and arrested by police for talking on a cell phone while driving. NYPD Chief Joseph Esposito allegedly cursed out the protestors in anti-Semitic terms, resulting in condemnations and calls for him to step down. (FOX news) (New York Sun)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2006 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Llame Pa' Verte - Wisin & Yandel
  2. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  3. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
  4. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  5. Lo Que Me Gusta A Mi - Juanes
  6. Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
  7. Conjunto Primavera - Algo De Mi
  8. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  9. Noche De Sexo - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Aventura
  10. Como Si No Nos Hubieramos Amado - Laura Pausini
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
  2. Ne-Yo - So Sick
  3. Orson - No Tomorrow
  4. One - Mary J Blige & U2
  5. Embrace - Nature's Law

Books

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

Countdown

By: Iris Johansen

When it reaches zero, you die.#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen sets her readers’ pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in

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Blink

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

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Freakonomics

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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No Place Like Home

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In a riveting new thriller from America's Queen of Suspense, a young woman is ensnared into returning to a place she had wanted to leave behind forever -- her childhood home.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Conveni 200X

The Conveni 200X

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Hamster

Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Atelier Iris 3: Grand Fantasm

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; NA NIS America; AUS THQ; EU Koei

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur

Contact

Contact

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Atlus; PAL Rising Star Games

Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 11 RTS games, 1 FPS game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Amid Banter, Reminders of the Shoes to Be Filled

Becoming the first female sole anchor and managing editor of a network evening news program is a logical step for Katie Couric. [..]

Anchor's Chair Was an Irresistible Lure for Couric

Katie Couric's desire to anchor a network newscast outweighed all other factors. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $63.87
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.81
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $57.98
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.17
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9419 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8416 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2604 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0196 CAD

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Be Here to Love Me

Studio: DVD release

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The Ice Harvest

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Thumbsucker

Studio: DVD release

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The Fog

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Saraband

Studio: DVD release

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