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Sunday 8 January 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 8, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Don't Forget About Us by Mariah Carey. In UK That's My Goal by Shayne Ward was in the top 5 hits. Last Holiday, directed by Wayne Wang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while My Friend Leonard by James Frey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alborada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cake Mania or Athena: Full Throttle.
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What the sky looked like on 8 January 2006

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

Last Holiday

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito

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Directed by: Robert Vince

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Jay Brazeau, Richard Kind, Kathryn Kirkpatrick

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Boynton Beach Club

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Starring: Dyan Cannon, Joseph Bologna, Brenda Vaccaro, Len Cariou

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Kids in America

Directed by: Josh Stolberg

Starring: Gregory Smith, Julie Bowen, Malik Yoba, Stephanie Sherrin

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Born Killers

Directed by: Morgan J. Freeman

Starring: Jake Muxworthy, Lauren German, Gabriel Mann, Tom Sizemore

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TV Series

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Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

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Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

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Deal or No Deal

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The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2006 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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Sport Games on 8 January 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Udinese : 2 - 1
  • Chievo - Lecce : 3 - 1
  • Empoli - Messina : 1 - 3
  • Lazio - Ascoli : 4 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Zaragoza : 0 - 2
  • Ath Madrid - Valencia : 0 - 0
  • Cadiz - Getafe : 1 - 0
  • Celta - Sociedad : 1 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Hercules : 2 - 0
  • Levante - Eibar : 0 - 0
  • Lleida - Lorca : 2 - 2
  • Malaga B - Castellon : 1 - 2
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Atromitos - Akratitos : 2 - 0
  • Ionikos - Olympiakos : 0 - 1
  • Kallithea - Iraklis : 0 - 0
  • Levadeiakos - OFI : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 08, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  2. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
  3. Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  4. I Think They Like Me - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
  5. Ray J - One Wish
  6. Chris Brown - Run It!
  7. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
  8. Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated
  9. Kryptonite (I'm On It) - Purple Ribbon All-Stars
  10. Juelz Santana - There It Go! (The Whistle Song)
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  2. Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
  3. Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
  4. Angel & Khriz - Ven Bailalo
  5. Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
  6. Cuentale - Ivy Queen
  7. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
  8. No Te Preocupes Por Mi - Chayanne
  9. Amor Eterno - Cristian Castro
  10. Acompaname A Estar Solo - Ricardo Arjona


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

My Friend Leonard

By: James Frey

Perhaps the most unconventional and literally breathtaking father-son story you'll ever read, My Friend Leonard pulls you immediately and deeply into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring.The

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A Million Little Pieces

By: James Fre

Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)

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The Chronicles of Narnia

By: C.S. Lewis

An impressive hardcover volume containing all seven books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, graced by black-and-white chapter opening illustrations and featuring an essay by C.

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At First Sight

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

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24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

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

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Cake Mania

Platform: Windows, Adobe Flash Player, Nintendo DS, Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sandlot Games

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Athena: Full Throttle

Athena: Full Throttle

Platform: i-mode on FOMA90x platform

Genre: Platform

Publisher: SNK Playmore

CellFactor: Combat Training

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS

Home videos

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


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First Descent

Studio: DVD release

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A History of Violence

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Bee Season

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