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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. Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Climate Challenge or College Hoops 2K7.
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TV Series

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

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States

Gintama

Starring: Tomokazu Sugita, Rie Kugimiya, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Satsuki Yukino

Country: Japan

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti

Country: United States

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Silent Hill

Directed by: Christophe Gans

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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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:
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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
See all Football game results of 6 May 2006
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

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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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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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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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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 ?

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person action role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

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College Hoops 2K7

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Basketball, Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Company of Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (Initial) Sega (Online services: 2013-)

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