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Saturday 6 May 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii or Anno 1701.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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Books

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

Oakdale Confidential

By: Anonymous

This is the novel that everyone in Oakdale is talking about. This is the scandal they can't ignore. It's a major event in Oakdale -- a black-tie gala honoring

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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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Chasing Destiny

By: Eric Jerome Dickey

Billie is as notorious for her beauty as she is for the hot yellow Ducati motorcycle she rides down L.A.'s meanest streets.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Platform: Wii

Publisher: JP Banpresto; SPA 505 Games

Cooking Mama

Platform: Nintendo DS iOS

Genre: Simulation, Mini-game

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; NA Majesco Entertainment; PAL 505 Games

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DarkOrbit

DarkOrbit

Platform: Web Browser

Genre: Space-Action

Publisher: Bigpoint

Contact

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

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

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Anno 1701

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-Building Game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

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Home videos

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

Junebug

Studio: DVD release

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Be Here to Love Me

Studio: DVD release

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Dear Wendy

Studio: DVD release

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Derailed

Studio: DVD release

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The Dying Gaul

Studio: DVD release

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