Wednesday November 08, 2006

US date format: 11/8/2006, UK date format: 8/11/2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of November people in US were listening to My Love by Justin Timberlake. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. Casino Royale, directed by Martin Campbell, 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 Strictly Confidential. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Big Quiz or Crashday.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 08, 2006?


Events

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld resigns; President Bush nominates Robert Gates, a former Central Intelligence Agency director, as his replacement.
  • Windows Vista Release to Manufacturing is released
  • Mercury transits the sun. It is visible from the Americas, Eastern China, Japan, Australia, and Polynesia.
  • Legislators in the Jogorku Kenesh approve a new constitution amid fears of another revolution in Kyrgyzstan. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Casino Royale

Casino Royale

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright

Country: United States of America

Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryo Kase

Priceless

Priceless

Directed by: Pierre Salvadori

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Marie-Christine Adam, Vernon Dobtcheff

Big Nothing

Big Nothing

Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea

Starring: David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Jon Polito

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

Directed by: Richard Brandes

Starring: Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers, Chad Todhunter, Mickey Jones

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 08, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit
  2. - Irreplaceable
  3. - Something Kinda Ooooh
  4. - Yeah Yeah
  5. - Smack That

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Say Goodbye
  2. - Money Maker
  3. - Take Me As I Am
  4. - Show Me What You Got
  5. - Shortie Like Mine
  6. - Walk It Out
  7. - Stuntin' Like My Daddy
  8. - Ring The Alarm
  9. - My Love
  10. - S.E.X.
Sport Games on November 08, 2006

Sport Games on November 08, 2006


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Hannover : 0 - 1
  • Bielefeld - Hertha : 2 - 2
  • Bochum - Leverkusen : 1 - 3
  • Cottbus - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Schalke 04 : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of November 08, 2006

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Freiburg : 2 - 0
  • CZ Jena - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
  • FC Koln - Erzgebirge Aue : 0 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Burghausen : 4 - 0
  • Offenbach - Duisburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of November 08, 2006

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Strictly Confidential

Strictly Confidential

Directed by: Charles Saunders

Horrid Henry

Horrid Henry

Directed by: Nick Moore

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Simon Schama's Power of Art

Everest: Beyond the Limit

Everest: Beyond the Limit

Day Break

Day Break

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Hundred-Dollar Baby by Robert B. Parker

Hundred-Dollar Baby

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April Kyle, a prostitute from Spenser's past, comes back into his life-with deadly complications.

State of Denial by Bob Woodward

State of Denial

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Bob Woodward's third # 1 New York Times bestseller on President George W. Bush's wars tells the detailed, behind-the-scenes story of how the Bush administration failed to tell the truth about the Iraq War.

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

The Thirteenth Tale

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Instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Readers will feel the magnetic pull of this paean to words, books and the magical power of story.”—People “Eerie and fascinating.”—USA

What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George

What Came Before He Shot Her

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A kind and well-loved woman was brutally and inexplicably murdered. The pregnant wife of a respected police inspector, her death has left Scotland Yard shocked and searching for answers.

Valley of Silence by Nora Roberts

Valley of Silence

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the electrifying conclusion to her powerful Circle Trilogy. Worlds have collided and centuries have elapsed as six people have brought their unique powers, their courage, and their hearts to a battle …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ass Hunter

Ass Hunter

Platform: Adobe Flash, Android

Genre: Top down shooter

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Starfish SD UFO Interactive 505 Games Tommo Inc.

24: The Game

24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

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

Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Crashday

Crashday

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Atari

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • After Power Struggle, Volkswagen Ousts Its Chief Analysts and industry experts said the sudden shakeup bore the fingerprints of Volkswagen’s influential chairman, Ferdinand K. Piëch. [..]
  • A Resurgence in Cleveland University Circle, Cleveland’s eds and meds district, is on the verge of a major transformation after $2 billion worth of infrastructure investment. [..]
  • See all financial news of November 08, 2006

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.53
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $80.02
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.78
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.54
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $92.25

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.85 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.129 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.251 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.8683 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 150.34 JPY

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