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Friday 11 August 2006

It was Friday, 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. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel: Ultimate Alliance or Air Assault Task Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Accepted

Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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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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What the sky looked like on 11 August 2006

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 11 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Mike Douglas: American entertainer and singer with the Kay Kayser band, became an MC.
Facts:
  • Pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.
  • The ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of 7 Millennium Prize Problems Perelman refuses the medal.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot:
  • 40 people have been arrested throughout Italy, in Muslim communities ampquotas part of an extraordinary operation that followed the British anti-terrorist operation.ampquot (Fox News)

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Sport Games on 11 August 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Dortmund : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Karlsruhe : 0 - 4
  • Kaiserslautern - Essen : 1 - 0
  • Offenbach - CZ Jena : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 11 August 2006
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Brest : 4 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Grenoble : 2 - 2
  • Creteil - Gueugnon : 0 - 0
  • Dijon - Reims : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 11 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wolves - Preston : 1 - 3
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  2. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  3. Cassie - Me & U
  4. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  5. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  6. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  7. LeToya - Torn
  8. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  9. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  10. T.I. - Why You Wanna
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mana - Labios Compartidos
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Angelito - Don Omar
  6. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  7. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  8. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  9. La Botella - Mach & Daddy
  10. Diganle - Conjunto Primavera

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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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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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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The Expected One

By: Kathleen McGowan

A GRIPPING THRILLER AND A PROFOUND SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THAT REVEALS THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD! Two thousand years ago, Mary Magdalene hid a set of scrolls in the rocky

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bookworm Adventures

Platform: Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable Wii PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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Air Assault Task Force

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

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Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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