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Tuesday 8 August 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Isabella Barrett and Isaiah Fredericks. 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 Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Driver: Vegas or Blackwell.
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 8 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • CBS News's Mike Wallace holds an interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran. In the interview, Ahmadinejad said that the letter he sent to George W. Bush was meant to ampquotopen a window towards the lightampquot for Bush to ampquotsee that one can look on the world through a different perspective.ampquot He responded to his nation's nuclear program and possible weapons program saying that Iran was ampquotstudyingampquot the offer presented by the United States and the European
  • Amid news of slower-than expected growth and a quarterly rise in the unemployment rate in the United States, Federal Reserve System Chairman Ben Bernanke announced that there will be no increase to the Fed fund rate, ending a two-year period of rising interest rates. (Bloomberg)
  • As Chadian President Idriss Déby is sworn-in to his third term in office, he hugs Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who only a few days ago was overseeing a campaign to overthrow the second Déby administration. (BBC)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Lebanon's coastline could take up to 10 years to recover from a massive oil spill, the nation's environment minister has said. (BBC NEWS)

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Sport Games on 8 August 2006

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Amiens : 3 - 1
  • Caen - Brest : 1 - 0
  • Creteil - Chateauroux : 1 - 3
  • Grenoble - Guingamp : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - West Brom : 1 - 1
  • Colchester - Plymouth : 0 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Southend : 3 - 1
  • Hull - Barnsley : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 August 2006
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 2
  • Bradford - Bristol City : 2 - 1
  • Brighton - Gillingham : 1 - 0
  • Cheltenham - Tranmere : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2006
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Darlington : 0 - 2
  • Bristol Rvs - Wycombe : 1 - 2
  • Bury - Chester : 1 - 3
  • Hereford - Lincoln : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 August 2006

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2006?

  • Time: Green and pink image of the inside of a cell
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10419
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.889

Books

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

Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Driver: Vegas

Driver: Vegas

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Glu Mobile

Battlefield 2142

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Spider-Man: Battle for New York

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, mobile phone

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Activision

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Blackwell

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

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

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