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Wednesday 11 January 2006

US date format: 1/11/2006, UK date format: 11/1/2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Laffy Taffy by D4L. In UK That's My Goal by Shayne Ward was in the top 5 hits. The Gymnast, directed by Ned Farr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alborada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bonk's Return or Contact.
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What the sky looked like on 11 January 2006

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Gymnast

Directed by: Ned Farr

Starring: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone, Allison Mackie

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Open Window

Directed by: Mia Goldman

Starring: Robin Tunney, Joel Edgerton, Cybill Shepherd, Matt Keeslar

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The Night Listener

Directed by: Patrick Stettner

Starring: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin, Joe Morton

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Sleeping Dogs Lie

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Starring: Melinda Page Hamilton, Bryce Johnson, Brian Posehn, Geoff Pierson

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Directed by: Joel Bender

Starring: Laura Prepon, Misha Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Emilie Jacobs

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TV Series

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


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Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

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Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

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Deal or No Deal

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The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 2006 ?

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Augustine Volcano in Alaska erupts twice, marking its first major eruption since 1986.

Sport Games on 11 January 2006

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Grenoble - Valenciennes : 2 - 3
  • Le Havre - Brest : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 11 January 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Nantes : 0 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Auxerre : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Nancy : 1 - 2
  • Lyon - Marseille : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 January 2006
Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Waalwijk : 1 - 2
  • Willem II - Heracles : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 11 January 2006

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 2006 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 11, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  2. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
  3. Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  4. I Think They Like Me - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
  5. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
  6. Ray J - One Wish
  7. Chris Brown - Run It!
  8. Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated
  9. Kryptonite (I'm On It) - Purple Ribbon All-Stars
  10. Alicia Keys - Unbreakable
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  2. Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
  3. Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
  4. Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
  5. Angel & Khriz - Ven Bailalo
  6. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
  7. Cuentale - Ivy Queen
  8. Acompaname A Estar Solo - Ricardo Arjona
  9. Eso Ehh...!! - Alexis & Fido
  10. Suelta Mi Mano - Sin Bandera


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

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By: C.S. Lewis

A beautiful paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition features cover art by three-time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner and interior black-and-white illustrations by ...

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Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Forever Odd

By: Dean Koontz

Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned.

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Team Of Rivals

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA NIS America; EU Ignition Entertainment

Bonk's Return

Bonk's Return

Platform: Mobile Phone

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

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

Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 11 RTS games, 1 FPS game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $57.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $79.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $56.70
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9624 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8744 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2495 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0438 CAD

Home videos

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

The Legend of Zorro

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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The Constant Gardener

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Red Eye

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Zu Warriors

Studio: DVD release

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Wolf Creek

Studio: Unrated Edition DVD release

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