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Sunday 8 October 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching TCM Underground. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to Stone or Contact.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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The Fountain

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas

Country: United States

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The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

TCM Underground

Starring: Rob Zombie

Country: United States

Hwang Jin Yi

Starring: Ji-won Ha

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Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary

Starring: Matthew Gray Gubler

Country: United States

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Starring: Jun Fukuyama, Yukana Nogami, Johnny Yong Bosch, Takahiro Sakurai

Country: Japan

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Death Note

Starring: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2006 ?

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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  • The results of the Belgian municipal elections show losses for the liberals and progress for the conservatives and nationalists. (CNN)
  • Iraq's Environmental Secretary claims that 11 police officers have died of food poisoning in the Wasit province of that country. The governor of the Wasit province claims that no officers have died, but that several are in critical condition. It is unclear whether or not the poisonings were intentional. (Associated Press)

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Sport Games on 8 October 2006

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Almeria : 1 - 0
  • Albacete - Murcia : 0 - 0
  • Ciudad de Murcia - Malaga : 2 - 0
  • Hercules - Cadiz : 0 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tamworth - Stafford Rangers : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 October 2006
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Blackpool : 0 - 3
  • Port Vale - Rotherham : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 October 2006
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grimsby - Hereford : 2 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.900
  • Time: Photo of Michael Weisskopf
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10495


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

The Guy Not Taken

By: Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Weiner's talent shines like never before in this collection of short stories, following the tender, and often hilarious, progress of love and relationships over the course of a lifetime.

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By: Robert Harris

In his "most accomplished work to date" (Los Angeles Times), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero.

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The Mission Song

By: John le Carré

"Gripping and moving. . . . A marvelous return to the John le Carre of old, with all the captivating characters, finely rendered landscapes, and messy complexities that have always powered

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The Confession

By: James E. McGreevey

In August 2004, Governor James E. McGreevey of New Jersey made history when he stepped before microphones, declared "My truth is that I am a gay American," and announced his resignation.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to Stone

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: EU Neko Entertainment / Big Ben Interactive; NA Graffiti Entertainment / O~3 Entertainment

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Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Atlus; PAL Rising Star Games

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Dead Rising

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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ATV Offroad Fury 4

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Custom Robo Arena

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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