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Thursday 10 August 2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Angels Fall by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wii or Bionicle Heroes.
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 10 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Scotland Yard disrupts a major terrorist plot to destroy aircraft traveling from the United Kingdom to the United States.
  • 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot:
  • A terrorist plot to blow up planes in mid-flight from the UK to the US has been disrupted, Scotland Yard has said. (News.com.au)
  • Pakistan's intelligence service claims that its cooperation with British intelligence helped to uncover the plot. CNN reports that sources have informed it that it was recent arrests in Pakistan that convinced Britain to act quickly. (CNN)
  • Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has activated the National Guard to help with security at Logan International Airport. (Associated Press via the Boston Globe)

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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 ?

Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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The Husband

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Koontz is America’s No. 1 author of thrillers [and] The Husband is one of his finest novels.”—The Denver Post We have your wife.

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The One Percent Doctrine

By: Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

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Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Allison (novel series)

Allison (novel series)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: MediaWorks

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

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Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Wii

Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bionicle Heroes

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; J2ME; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; PlayStation 2; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive; Square Enix (digital)

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