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Friday 11 August 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 2006). 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. Kenny, directed by Clayton Jacobson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Ruins by Scott Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bionicle Heroes or Buku Sudoku.
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What the sky looked like on 11 August 2006

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Directed by: Clayton Jacobson

Starring: Shane Jacobson, Travis Golland, Chris Davis, Alf Scerri

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The Flying Scotsman

Directed by: Douglas Mackinnon

Starring: Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser, Brian Cox, Sean Brown

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Directed by: Guy Moshe

Starring: Ron Livingston, Chris Penn, Udo Kier, Virginie Ledoyen

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Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively, Adam Herschman

Country: United States

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Love Comes to the Executioner

Directed by: Kyle Bergersen

Starring: Jonathan Tucker, Jeremy Renner, Ginnifer Goodwin, Christine Ebersole

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Michael Engler

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 2006 ?

  • 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:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mike Douglas: American entertainer and singer with the Kay Kayser band, became an MC.
  • 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
See all Football game results of 11 August 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Karlsruhe : 0 - 4
  • Kaiserslautern - Essen : 1 - 0
  • Offenbach - CZ Jena : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Brest : 4 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Grenoble : 2 - 2
  • Creteil - Gueugnon : 0 - 0
  • Dijon - Reims : 1 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wolves - Preston : 1 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #11 songs in the USA
  1. Let the Lower Lights be Burning - Harry Anthony & James F. Harrison
  2. Nelly Furtado - Promiscuous
  3. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
  4. Cassie - Me & U
  5. Beyonce - Deja Vu
  6. Fergie - London Bridge
  7. Buttons - The Pussycat Dolls
  8. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  9. Christina Aguilera - Ain't No Other Man
  10. Over My Head (Cable Car) - The Fray
  11. Shakira - Hips Don't Lie
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. Labios Compartidos - Mana
  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


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

The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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By: Thomas E. Ricks

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of Time's 10 Best Books of the YearUSA Today's Nonfiction Book of the YearA New

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Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buku Sudoku

Buku Sudoku

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merscom

After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), iOS, Android

Genre: Combat flight simulator, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, visual novel

Publisher: QuinRose & Prototype

Black & White 2: Battle of the Gods

Black & White 2: Battle of the Gods

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, God game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Secuestro Express

Studio: DVD release

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Little Manhattan

Studio: DVD release

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Just Friends

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Just Like Heaven

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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