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Saturday 6 May 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sadie Sandler . 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. Poseidon, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cars or Aircraft Powerpack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 May 2006

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Movies

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

Poseidon

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

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Just My Luck

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine, Samaire Armstrong, Bree Turner

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Dark Corners

Directed by: Ray Gower

Starring: Thora Birch, Toby Stephens, Christien Anholt, Joanna Hole

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Lonely Hearts

Directed by: Todd Robinson

Starring: John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, James Gandolfini

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Whirlygirl

Directed by: Jim Wilson

Starring: Monet Mazur, Julian Morris, J.A.Q., Johnny Pruitt

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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 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 06 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Grant McLennan: singer, songwriter and co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (Born 1958).
  • Lorne Saxberg: Canadian television journalist (Born 1958).
  • Shigeru Kayano: Japanese Ainu activist (Born 1926).
Facts:
  • The People's Republic of China announces Vatican-approved Paul Pei Junmin will be ordained as a Catholic bishop on Sunday, just days after a diplomatic clash due to the unilateral ordination of two other bishops by Beijing. (Reuters)
  • Mahamat Nouri, until recently the Chadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, who has previously served as the Chadian Defense Minister, defects to Sudan and joins the United Front for Democratic Change rebels. (Reuters)
  • The People's Action Party is returned to government in Singapore for the twelfth time, winning 82 out of 84 seats with the ruling party winning 66.6% of the total votes in the 2006 general election. (CNA)
  • The starboard engine of the cruise liner ''The Calypso'', sailing from Tilbury to St Peter Port on Guernsey, catches fire at 4 am, 16 miles off Eastbourne, southeast of the British coast. Its crew puts the fire out, after its 708 passengers are moved into its lifeboats. Rescue lifeboats attend but neither these nor the ship's lifeboats are needed. (Yahoo News).

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Sport Games on 6 May 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Duisburg : 0 - 2
  • Dortmund - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
  • Hertha - Hamburg : 4 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 May 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Espanol : 2 - 0
  • Malaga - Sevilla : 0 - 2
  • Valencia - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Albacete : 1 - 2
  • Castellon - Murcia : 2 - 1
  • Numancia - Elche : 3 - 1
  • Sp Gijon - Eibar : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 May 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Lens : 0 - 0
  • Lille - Lyon : 4 - 0
  • Marseille - Strasbourg : 2 - 2
  • Nancy - Auxerre : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 6 May 2006

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
  2. Llame Pa' Verte - Wisin & Yandel
  3. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  6. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  7. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  8. Un Beso - Aventura
  9. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  10. Lo Que Me Gusta A Mi - Juanes

Books

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

The Tenth Circle

By: Jodi Picoult

New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult shares a powerful novel about the unbreakable bond between parent and child, the temptation to play God, and the dangerous repercussions.Fourteen-year-old

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The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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Dark Tort

By: Diane Mott Davidson

Caterer Goldy Schulz's lucrative new gig, preparing breakfasts and conference room snacks for a local law firm, is time-consuming, but she's enjoying it .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), iOS, Android

Genre: Combat flight simulator, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Cars

Cars

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, Mac OS X

Genre: Racing, Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS

Genre: Side-scroller

Publisher: THQ

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Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Assault Heroes

Assault Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online, Konami (PSN)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
2 Executives Resign at Circuit Maker

Power Integrations said Friday that two executives had resigned and that it might restate earnings for more than five years. [..]

A Novice Pilot Soars, and His Doubts Fall

Next to witnessing my wife give birth to our son, flying the Mustang was by far the coolest, most humbling thing I'd ever done. [..]

Home videos

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

Dirty

Studio: DVD release

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Paradise Now

Studio: DVD release

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VeggieTales: Are You My Neighbor?

Studio: VHS re-release and DVD release

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The Constant Gardener

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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House of the Dead

Studio: DVD release

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