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Saturday 8 July 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July 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. Oborona Sevastopolya, directed by Vasili Goncharov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Series of Pop Culture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baten Kaitos Origins or Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters.
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 ?

World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Movies

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

Oborona Sevastopolya

Directed by: Vasili Goncharov

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • USS ''Mustin'', which has surface-to-air and Tomahawk cruise missiles is deployed to a Japanese port. This is regularly scheduled and not in response to North Korea's missile test. (Associated Press)
  • The first confirrmed flight of a manned ornithopter operating under its own power is made in Toronto, Canada by aerospace scientists. (Toronto Star)
  • US diplomat Christopher R. Hill indicates US support for the informal resumption of six party talks aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis. (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Operation Summer Rains):
  • Seven terror suspects escape from a Saudi Arabian prison. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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Wisdom of Our Fathers

By: Tim Russert

What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you ...

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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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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 ?

AquaZone: Life Simulator

AquaZone: Life Simulator

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Frontier Groove

Baten Kaitos Origins

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

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25 To Life

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur

Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters


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