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Sunday 6 August 2006

It was Sunday, 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 Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 24: The Game or Barrow Hill.
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 6 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 06 August
Facts:
  • BP oil company in Alaska announces it would have to replace 16 miles of feeder lines in its North Slope oil facility, shutting down about 50 percent of Prudhoe Bay's production.

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Sport Games on 6 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Roeselare - Club Brugge : 3 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Sedan - Marseille : 0 - 0
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Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Sunderland : 2 - 1
  • Derby - Southampton : 2 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Celtic : 2 - 1
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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 ?

Wisdom of Our Fathers

By: Tim Russert

What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you ...

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The Long Tail

By: Chris Anderson

The New York Times bestseller that introduced the business world to a future that's already here--now in paperback with a new chapter about Long Tail Marketing and a new epilogue.

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA 2K Games; EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA NIS America; EU Ignition Entertainment

Dead Rising

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Blackwell

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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